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:

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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This page will open in a new tab. It tells you your Immigration Status, Online Applications, Immigration Applications and Health Certificate Details (if relevant).

Under “Online Applications”, check your status. It will either say “Application Received” or “Pending”.

If your application has been received, look under the heading “Immigration Applications”, then under “Decision” in the table. It will tell you whether the application has been approved, denied or failed to lodge.


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