If you based out of India and is looking to apply for a New Zealand Visa, then you have come to the right place. New Zealand is an emerging economy with excellent healthcare facilities. It’s rich, picturesque landscapes and beautiful climatic conditions also attract tourists from around the world. That being said, let’s get right to it. Let us understand how to Apply for a New Zealand VISA from the Indian perspective.
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There are two ways to apply for a New Zealand Visa. There is an Online and an Offline process. The Offline process is comparatively hectic and more tedious. However, most of the travel agencies in India would ask you to follow the Offline process. It might be due to the added commissions and what not. The offline and the online forms are identical and will ask you the same set of questions. So, let’s find out the offline process to apply for New Zealand Visa first.
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As per the area of jurisdiction, the completed application needs to be submitted to your nearest TT Service Center (addressed to the visa officer in Mumbai Consulate). Here are the detailed requirements mention below:
Note: You would need two invitation letters. One locally from India and the other from your contact in New Zealand. If you are going there on work, these would be provided to you by your employer.
Note: You don’t need to notarize any bank documents when applying online. You can start using right away and save your application until you arrange all your materials. Once all documents are uploaded, submit your form and pay using a Credit Card. Once done, you would need to go to your nearest TTSERVICES branch in India. In order to send your request, a Demand Draft of INR 950 is required for them to take the application forward.
Step 1: https://www1.logon.realme.govt.nz/cls/logon.logon?cid=1 (Create Real Me Account and Log In)
Once you have a “Real Me” account, please go to the online portal and start applying for a Work Visa Only.
Step 2: https://online.immigration.govt.nz/igms/online
If you are going to attend or provide “Training” ensure that you only apply for “Work Visa” category. If you apply for Business Visa, your application would be rejected and Visa fees will not be refunded.
Once your application is submitted to TTSERVICES, you will receive an acknowledgment. See below:
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