Working Holiday Visa: FREE Online Application Walkthrough
Since 2014, all applications for working holiday schemes must be made online. It helps Immigration New Zealand in processing your application faster and makes the application process much easier for you. However, the application process is a stressful part of your working holiday experience so we have made a 3-part walkthrough to help you:
- Register on the Immigration New Zealand website.
- Lodge a working holiday visa application.
- Confirm and pay for a working holiday visa application.
- How to Find Out if Your Working Holiday Visa Has Been Approved.
You can also use this walkthrough to prepare for your working holiday visa application.
How to use this guide:
Use this guide along with the Immigration New Zealand website so you can follow our instructions step by step. Open the Immigration New Zealand website in another window and use this walkthrough beside it. As soon as you change window, click on the right arrow of this walkthrough.
Working holiday visa online application walkthrough
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It will become clear that you have been granted a working holiday visa to New Zealand when you receive an email from Immigration New Zealand with the subject “Working Holiday Scheme Approval: [name and application number]”. Within this email is a link to the Immigration New Zealand login page, where you view and print out your working holiday visa. Even if you have not yet received an email from Immigration New Zealand, you can follow the link above to check the status of your visa application.