新西兰移民局官方宣布 2021 Resident Visa

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新西兰移民局网站在2021年9月30日早上5点钟官方宣布,将推出“准移民大赦”类型的 2021 Resident Visa,该签证预计将有超过165,000人受惠,目前符合条件的申请人有很大可能从申请后在一年内快速得到新西兰居民签证。现在正处于新冠疫情导致的新西兰国门紧锁的阶段,非新西兰居民或公民,很难入境新西兰;但该“大赦”政策也预留了相应的时间窗口,目前即便不在新西兰境内的申请人,如果满足条件,在2022年7月31日或之前入境新西兰,同样可以申请到该签证快速获得新西兰居民权。

先说最重要的,申请该签证,需要满足以下六项标准之一:从2021年9月29日开始向前倒推在新西兰居住三年或以上;收入高于平均工资(每小时 27 纽币或更多);在长期技能短缺名单上工作;持有职业注册并从事健康或教育工作;从事个人护理或其他重要的卫生工作者角色;在初级产业中工作。

以上六条,不是“且”的关系,而是“或”的关系,符合任何一条,都有大机会申请。

2021 居民签证 New 2021 Resident Visa

目前在新西兰的一些工作签证持有者以及一些关键目的的访问签证持有者可能有资格申请新的居留类别——2021 年居民签证。

2021 年 9 月 30 日,政府宣布了一项新的一次性居留签证途径,适用于目前在新西兰的一些临时工作签证持有人。 那些在 2021 年 9 月 30 日至 2022 年 7 月 31 日期间持长期关键目的签证(六个月或更长时间)抵达新西兰的人也可能有资格获得此新签证。 合作伙伴和家属可以作为这些居留申请的一部分。

自 2021 年 12 月 1 日起,部分符合条件的申请人将分两个阶段开放申请,而其余符合条件的申请人则从 2022 年 3 月 1 日起开放申请。

所有申请必须在 2022 年 7 月 31 日之前提交。

2021 居民签证申请资格

申请人必须在 2021 年 9 月 29 日达到标准。

要符合资格,您必须:

  • 已于 2021 年 9 月 29 日在新西兰,并且
  • 持有符合条件的签证或在 2021 年 9 月 29 日之前申请了符合条件的签证且随后该签证申请被批准

您还必须满足以下三个条件之一:

  • 在新西兰居住三年或以上,或
  • 收入等于或高于工资中位数(每小时 27 美元),或
  • 在技能短缺名单上

如果您符合资格标准但在澳大利亚并且在 2021 年 9 月 29 日之前无法返回新西兰,依然可能符合资格。

符合条件的签证列表

所有申请人必须持有符合条件的签证。 包括:

  • 毕业后工作签证
  • 人才(认可雇主)工作签证
  • 基本技能工作签证
  • 宗教工作者工作签证
  • 人才(艺术、文化、体育)工作签证
  • 长期技能短缺清单工作签证
  • 银蕨实习工作签证
  • 人口贩卖受害者工作签证
  • 移民剥削保护工作签证
  • 技术移民类求职工作签证
  • 家庭暴力工作的受害者
  • 签证 南岛贡献工作签证
  • 根据第 61 条授予的工作签证(前提是申请人在获得第 61 条签证后的 6 个月内持有另一种符合条件的签证类型)
    一些关键目的访客签证 (CPVV):
  • 担任长期角色(6 个月或更长时间)的关键卫生工作者,以及
  • 其他长期担任重要职务(超过 6 个月)的关键工人

短期签证持有者不符合资格,例如访客、学生、打工度假者和季节性工人(如认可季节性雇主计划中的人员或作为短期关键工人进入的人员)。

配偶和受抚养子女,包括目前在新西兰境外的子女,可以包括在居留申请中。

所有申请人都必须符合 2021 年居民签证的健康和品格要求。 除非移民官特别要求,否则不需要海外警察证明。 某些人可能需要有限的医疗证明和胸部 X 光证明。 作为申请过程的一部分,新西兰移民局可能会要求提供更多信息。

不符合标准的个人需要查看其他哪些居留途径或临时签证可供他们选择。

关键目的访客签证持有人

只要您抵达新西兰并在 2022 年 7 月 31 日之前申请,以下两种关键目的访客签证持有人将符合申请2021 Resident Visa资格。

  • 担任长期角色(6 个月或更长时间)的关键卫生工作者,以及
  • 其他长期担任重要职务(超过 6 个月)的关键工人。

如果您持有关键目的访客签证担任短期或季节性职位,包括捕鱼船员、农业和园艺移动设备操作员和剪毛工,您将不符合资格。

在新西兰居住三年或以上的申请人

要符合此标准,您必须在过去三年或以上在新西兰居住,并且

  • 在 2018 年 9 月 29 日或之前抵达新西兰,并且
  • 在 2018 年 9 月 29 日至 2021 年 9 月 29 日(含)期间在新西兰至少呆过 821 天

在新西兰逗留的时间不需要是连续的,并且在自然年内在新西兰境内的时间没有最低要求。

如果您需要查看您在该期间内,在新西兰度过了多少天,您可以向新西兰移民局申请您的旅行动向记录。

收入等于或高于工资中位数的申请人

要符合此标准,您必须在 2021 年 9 月 29 日获得每小时 27 新西兰元或以上的工资中位数。

2021 Resident Visa 申请流程

2021年居民签证将分两个阶段开放申请,第一批人可以从2021年12月1日开始申请。

从 2021 年 12 月 1 日起,您可以在以下情况下申请:

  • 您已经在 2021 年 9 月 29 日之前申请了技术移民和工作居留类别下的居留,或
  • 您已经提交了技术移民类别的意向书,并且在 2021 年 9 月 29 日将您的受抚养子女纳入了 17 岁或以上的意向书。

从 2022 年 3 月 1 日起,所有其他符合条件的申请人都可以申请,包括提交技术移民类别意向书的所有其他人。

所有申请必须在 2022 年 7 月 31 日之前提交。

申请可以在线提交。

有关费用和申请流程的更多信息将于 10 月底在此页面上提供。

从 2021 年 12 月 1 日起有资格申请的人将在 10 月底之前收到新西兰移民局的电子邮件,其中包含更多信息。

2021 Resident Visa 处理时间

预计大部分申请将在 12 个月内得到处理,其中大多数的处理速度要快得多。

对于官方宣布的、将会影响十几万,乃至于长期影响几十万、百万人的政策,贴出官网信息的原文;移民局的网站上同时写道,该页面将会在细则出台后,随时更新和补充内容。

原文地址:https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/already-have-a-visa/one-off-residence-visa

New 2021 Resident Visa

Some work visa holders currently in New Zealand as well as some critical purpose visitor visa holders may be eligible to apply for residence under the new residence category – the 2021 Resident Visa.

On 30 September 2021, the Government announced a new one-off residence visa pathway for some temporary work visa holders currently in New Zealand. Those arriving in New Zealand between 30 September 2021 and 31 July 2022 on long-term critical purpose visas (for six months or more) may also be eligible for this new visa. Partners and dependents can be included as part of these residence applications.

Applications will be open in two phases from 1 December 2021 for some eligible applicants and from 1 March 2022 for remaining eligible applicants.

All applications must be submitted by 31 July 2022.

Eligibility

Applicants must have met the criteria on 29 September 2021.

To be eligible you must:

  • have been in New Zealand on 29 September 2021, and
  • be on an eligible visa or have applied for an eligible visa before 29 September 2021 that is later granted.

You must also meet one of the three criteria:

  • have lived in New Zealand for three or more years, or
  • earn at or above the median wage ($27 per hour), or
  • work in a role on a scarce list.

If you meet the criteria for eligibility but are in Australia and have been unable to return to New Zealand by 29 September 2021, you may be considered eligible.

Check if you are eligible to apply for the 2021 Resident Visa

Eligible visas

All applicants must be on an eligible visa. These are:

  • Post Study Work Visa
  • Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Visa
  • Essential Skills Work Visa
  • Religious Worker Work Visa
  • Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Work Visa
  • Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Visa
  • Silver Fern Practical Experience Work Visa
  • Trafficking Victim Work Visa
  • Migrant Exploitation Protection Work Visa
  • Skilled Migrant Category Job Search Work Visa
  • Victims of Family Violence Work
  • Visa South Island Contribution Work Visa
  • Work Visa granted under Section 61 (provided the applicant held another eligible visa type within 6 months of being granted a Section 61 visa)
  • Some Critical Purpose Visitor Visas (CPVV):
    • Critical health workers for longer term roles (6 months or longer), and
    • Other critical workers for long term roles (more than 6 months).

Short-term visa holders are not eligible, such as visitors, students, working holiday makers, and seasonal workers like those on the Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme or those who enter as short-term critical workers.

Partners and dependent children, including those currently outside New Zealand, can be included in residence applications.

All applicants must meet the heath and character requirements for the 2021 Resident Visa. Overseas police certificates will not be required unless specifically requested by an Immigration Officer. Limited medical certificates and chest x-ray certificates may be required for some people. Immigration New Zealand may request further information as part of the application process.

Individuals who do not meet the criteria will need to look at what other residence pathways or temporary visa options may be available to them.

Critical Purpose visitor holders

Two groups of Critical Purpose visitor visa holders will be eligible, as long as you arrive in New Zealand and apply before 31 July 2022.

  • Critical health workers for longer term roles (6 months or longer), and
  • Other critical workers for long term roles (more than 6 months).

If you are in a short term or seasonal role on a Critical Purpose Visitor Visa, including fishing crew, agricultural and horticulture mobile plant operators and shearers, you will not be eligible.

Applicants who have lived in New Zealand for three or more years

To be eligible under this criteria, you must have lived in New Zealand for the past three or more years and

  • have arrived in New Zealand on or before 29 September 2018, and
  • have spent a minimum of 821 days in New Zealand between 29 September 2018 and 29 September 2021 (inclusive).

The time spent in New Zealand does not need to be consecutive. There is no minimum amount within a calendar year.

If you need to check how much time you have spent in New Zealand, you are able to request your travel movements from Immigration New Zealand.

Applicants earning at or above the median wage

To be eligible under this criteria, you must be paid the median wage of NZD $27 per hour or above on 29 September 2021.

Applicants working in a job on a scarce list

To be eligible under this criteria, on 29 September 2021 you must work in a job that is on a scarce list. These are:

Jobs on the Long Term Skill Shortage List

Jobs requiring occupational registration in the health or education sector

Personal carer and other critical health workers

Specified primary sector jobs

Application process

The 2021 Resident visa will be open for applications in two phases, with the first group of people able to apply from 1 December 2021.

From 1 December 2021 you can apply if:

  • you have already applied for residence under the Skilled Migrant and Residence from Work categories before 29 September 2021, or
  • you have submitted a Skilled Migrant Category Expression of Interest, and have included your dependent child in the Expression of Interest aged 17 years or older on 29 September 2021.

From 1 March 2022 all other eligible applicants can apply, including all others who have submitted a Skilled Migrant Category Expression of Interest.

All applications must be made by 31 July 2022.

Applications can be submitted online.

More information about fees and the application process will be available on this page by the end of October.

Those who are eligible to apply from 1 December 2021 will receive an email from Immigration New Zealand by the end of October with further information.

Processing timeframes

It is expected the majority of applications will be processed within 12 months, with most being processed much faster.

This page will be updated regularly with latest processing times and information.

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