If you have been offered a full-time job, and you have the necessary qualifications and experience to work in that job, you can apply for a temporary visa to work in New Zealand. Your employer must have checked if any New Zealanders were available to do the work, before offering you the job. If you are granted this visa, you may be able to support visa applications for your partner and dependent children.


I need your help, please. what kind of answer the employer can give to these questions when you apply for ESWV?

  • Have you made efforts as an employer to train New Zealanders to fill the positions available?

Yes, Attach documents outlining the types of training provided and the outcome of that training.

No, Provide a written statement outlining why you have not made efforts to train New Zealanders.

  • Explain why the New Zealanders considered for this role were not suitable.
  • Provide details such as how many New Zealanders were considered, why they couldn’t perform the duties described in the job description and why they were not able to be trained.