Many Kiwi expats will have met partners offshore and even had children. With Covid-19 luring people back to New Zealand, what is the visa process for bringing your family if they don’t have Kiwi passports or residence? The Mobile Relocation team is often asked this question.
The short answer …. it’s possible but complex. And unfortunately there is plenty of misleading and incorrect information floating around. Anything to do with family is too important to get wrong. So, Bridget Romanes from Mobile Relocation has interviewed KPMG’s visa expert and registered Immigration Advisor, Caren Donald, to find out about
- What visa pathways are available for non-NZ family members of returning Kiwis (there are 3!)
- Pros and cons of the different visa options
Watch our video interview below, or download a step-by-step guide here.
Thanks to our partners at Mobile Relocation for this piece.
Join the Kea community, NZ’s online home for returning Kiwis.
We’re here to support returning Kiwis. Here’s our list of resources to help you plan your return and next steps.
Looking for a new role in New Zealand? Visit the Kea job portal and find your next career opportunity.