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Will New Zealand’s record immigrant figures of 2015 hold in 2016

Statistics New Zealand’s research also shows that visitor arrival numbers were recorded as 3.02 million in August 2015 indicating an 8 percent growth from the previous year.

Will New Zealand’S Record Immigrant Figures Of 2015 Hold In 2016

“Holiday makers had the biggest visitor increases by purpose for both the August month and year. China, Australia, and the United States drove the increase in holiday arrivals,” said population statistics manager Joel Watkins.

The data also reveals a record net gain of 60,300 migrants in the August 2015 year. The annual net gain in migrants has been setting new records as it approached 60,000 over the last 13 months.

The record annual permanent and long term net gain of migrants in the August 2015 this year resulted from 117,900 migrant arrivals, and 57,600 migrant departures.

Of the migrant arrivals in the August 2015 year some 24,500 were from Australia, with two thirds being New Zealand citizens, 13,900 were from India with three quarters having student visas, 13,400 were from the United Kingdom with most having work visas or New Zealand citizenship and 10,600 were from China with about half having student visas.

According to leading South African immigration specialists, New World Immigration, South Africans have two avenues along which they may apply for to legally live and work in New Zealand.

The first is through the Skilled Migrant Visa category and the second the Work to Residence Visa.

For the Skilled Migrant Visa prospective immigrants who are able to prove their skills, qualifications or experience, in any of New Zealand’s listed occupations on the skill select list may be able to apply for a residency visa under the Skilled Migrant Category.

The Skilled Migrant Category is a points system based on factors such as age, work experience, your qualifications, and an offer of skilled employment. You must also be aged 55 or under, and meet English language, health, and character requirements.

“While it is always in your best interest to seek professional advice from a qualified and registered migration agent, like the New World immigration team, it is also worthwhile to, based on a the self-assessment test, determine the likelihood of qualifying for a New Zealand visa,” comments Robbie Ragless CEO of NWI.

In terms of the Work to Residence Visa for a migrant to be eligible to apply for a work to residence visa for New Zealand a person must hold a job offer from a company in the country. This is required for 3 out of the 4 work to residence visa options for applicants. The 4 options for work to residence are:
1. Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Category
2. Talent (Accredited Employers) Work Category
3. Talent (Arts, Culture and Sports) Work Category
4. Entrepreneur Work Visa Category

Speak to any of the New World Immigration visa experts to determine the most appropriate category for your particular set of circumstances.

Statisticians are reporting that New Zealand showed a record number of immigrants, and tourists, arriving on its shores in 2015, but will this trend continue through 2016?

The latest official data points to the fact that New Zealand’s tourism figures have also seen a healthy rise with the number of foreign nationals visiting the country increasing by 7 percent. This is for the year starting August 2014 and ending August 2015.

Statistics New Zealand’s research also shows that visitor arrival numbers were recorded as 3.02 million in August 2015 indicating an 8 percent growth from the previous year.

“Holiday makers had the biggest visitor increases by purpose for both the August month and year. China, Australia, and the United States drove the increase in holiday arrivals,” said population statistics manager Joel Watkins.

The data also reveals a record net gain of 60,300 migrants in the August 2015 year. The annual net gain in migrants has been setting new records as it approached 60,000 over the last 13 months.

The record annual permanent and long term net gain of migrants in the August 2015 this year resulted from 117,900 migrant arrivals, and 57,600 migrant departures.

Of the migrant arrivals in the August 2015 year some 24,500 were from Australia, with two thirds being New Zealand citizens, 13,900 were from India with three quarters having student visas, 13,400 were from the United Kingdom with most having work visas or New Zealand citizenship and 10,600 were from China with about half having student visas.

According to leading South African immigration specialists, New World Immigration, South Africans have two avenues along which they may apply for to legally live and work in New Zealand.

The first is through the Skilled Migrant Visa category and the second the Work to Residence Visa.

For the Skilled Migrant Visa prospective immigrants who are able to prove their skills, qualifications or experience, in any of New Zealand’s listed occupations on the skill select list may be able to apply for a residency visa under the Skilled Migrant Category.

The Skilled Migrant Category is a points system based on factors such as age, work experience, your qualifications, and an offer of skilled employment. You must also be aged 55 or under, and meet English language, health, and character requirements.

“While it is always in your best interest to seek professional advice from a qualified and registered migration agent, like the New World immigration team, it is also worthwhile to, based on a the self-assessment test, determine the likelihood of qualifying for a New Zealand visa,” comments Robbie Ragless CEO of NWI.

In terms of the Work to Residence Visa for a migrant to be eligible to apply for a work to residence visa for New Zealand a person must hold a job offer from a company in the country. This is required for 3 out of the 4 work to residence visa options for applicants. The 4 options for work to residence are:
1. Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Category
2. Talent (Accredited Employers) Work Category
3. Talent (Arts, Culture and Sports) Work Category
4. Entrepreneur Work Visa Category

Speak to any of the New World Immigration visa experts to determine the most appropriate category for your particular set of circumstances.

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