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2013 Point system for Immigration to New Zealand

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You need 100 points to be considered

FactorCriteriaPoints
AGE20-29 years30
30-39 years25
40-44 years20
45-49 years10
50-55 years5
Close familyIf any close family in New Zealand. Close family includes your or your partner's adult brother or sister, adult child, or parent living in New Zealand. They must be a resident or citizen of New Zealand and New Zealand must be their primary place of residence.10
Skilled employmentJob offer50
Working in a skilled job in New Zealand for less than 12 months50
Working in a skilled job in New Zealand for more than 12 months60
Bonus points for Skilled employmentWork in an identified future growth area10
Work in an area of absolute skills shortage10
Work in a region outside Auckland10
If partner has a skilled job or job offer20
Work experience in skilled employment2 years10
4 years15
6 years20
8 years25
10 years30
Bonus points for work experience in New Zealand1 year5
2 years10
3 years or more15
Bonus points if the work experience is in an identified future growth area2-5 years10
6 years or more15
Bonu points if the work experience in an area of absolute skills shortage2-5 years10
6 years or more15
QualificationsRecognised level 4-6 qualification (e.g. trade qualification, diploma)40
Recognised level 7 or 8 qualification (e.g. bachelor degree, bachelor degree with honours)50
Recognised level 9 or 10 post-graduate qualification (masters degree, doctorate)60
Bonus points for qualificationsTwo years full-time study in New Zealand completing a recognised bachelor degree New Zealand qualification10
One year of full-time study in New Zealand completing a recognised post-graduate New Zealand qualification10
Two years of full-time study in New Zealand completing a recognised post-graduate New Zealand qualification15
Qualification in an identified future growth area10
Qualification in an area of absolute skills shortage10
If your partner holds a level 4-6 qualification10
If your partner holds a level 7+ qualification20
 
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