The New Zealand Government encourages international students to study in New Zealand. Those students who complete a NZ qualification which meets residence criteria, may apply for residence on completion of their studies

If you are coming to New Zealand to study for more than three months, you will need a student visa or permit. To get a visa or permit to study in New Zealand you must meet the requirements for international students and the course you intend to undertake must also meet requirements.

All applicants have to meet the Immigration health and character requirements.

What happens next?