Processing priority of visa applications

On 17 April 2020, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) announced that, as of 16 April 2020, they will be prioritising visa applications in a certain order.

Our team of immigration experts have summarised the priorities below and also available in a downloadable reference sheet:

download priority reference sheet pdf (35kb)

If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with us.


Mark Williams
Partner, Lane Neave

t +64 3 353 1063
m +64 21 222 2363

Rachael MasonRachael Mason
Partner, Lane Neave

t +64 3 372 6323
m +64 21 1306 540

Daniel Kruger
Partner, Lane Neave

t +64 9 300 6262
m +64 27 517 4828

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