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The New Zealand student visa you require will depend on your course and how long you want to stay in the country. Having a valid passport and the right visa is crucial for a hassle-free entry.

It's vital to keep your status as a fee-paying student while you're studying in New Zealand. The reason you come to New Zealand is relevant to this status.

If you want to apply for New Zealand visa for Indian students or international students then you need to know the three types of students visa available in the country:

1. For a single course

You can pursue an approved programme of study for up to four years with a fee-paying student visa.

2. For several courses

With a Pathway Student Visa, you can take up to 3 courses consecutively for up to 5 years with a recognised provider, such as secondary schooling and then a bachelor's degree programme.

3. For your children if you are in NZ

Children (19 years old or under) of those in New Zealand on certain types of student or work visas are eligible for dependent child student visas.

  • A passport that is currently valid and will remain so for at least three months following your visit to New Zealand.
  • An acceptance letter from a New Zealand-based educational institution that specifies the minimum course length, the total cost of tuition, and whether or not the tuition is payable in local or foreign currency. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) must accredit the course.
  • Academic training documents such as diplomas, transcripts, degrees or certificates
  • New Zealand student visa application form
  • Visa application fee
  • A confirmation of payment for tuition fees
  • Proof that you have adequate funds to cover your living expenses through the periods of your stay.
  • You need to show that you have NZ $22,000 for a full year of study or
  • NZ$1,250 per month if you are studying for less than three years. This may include:
    • Bank statements
    • Financial undertaking by a sponsor to cover living and accommodation expenses
    • A scholarship program like New Zealand Aid Program Scholarship
    • Proof that you are leaving New Zealand after your course completion (optional)
    • A police certificate (evidence of good character) if you are aged 17+ years and plan to study for more than 2 years.
    • An X-ray certificate - you will need to have a chest x-ray if you are staying in New Zealand for more than 6 months, or if you are a citizen of a country having high occurrence of tuberculosis, or if you have spent more than 3 months in the last five years in a country with a relatively high frequency of tuberculosis
    • Full medical examination

For getting New Zealand Visa for Indian students and international students, the above-mentioned guidelines are to be met.

Frequently Asked Questions

To pursue Bachelor’s degree in New Zealand it would cost from 4,000 to 6,000 EUR/year

For Indian students, New Zealand is one of the best places to study and work. It provides people with lucrative employment options and a pleasant lifestyle that allows them to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Yes, in general, you must have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall, with no band lower than 6.0 for your postgraduate degree, in order to study in New Zealand. Also, you must have an IELTS score of at least 6.0 overall in order to apply for undergraduate choices.

Nursing is a sought-after course in New Zealand and among international students everywhere. Students who desire to travel while working or relocate permanently to New Zealand will find this career to be especially appealing. Nursing is within the category of skilled migrants, thus individuals who match the standards may remain in the nation indefinitely. So, a nursing degree would give you the ability to do so if you decide you'd like to stay after you graduate.

Students may be allowed to work part-time for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during all scheduled holidays and the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

The New Zealand Government offers scholarships to eligible citizens from developing countries to study abroad at a New Zealand education institution or university.

  • Choose the university
  • Get ready to apply with Tutel
  • Meet your language requirements
  • Gather the necessary documents
  • Be ready to fly with Tutel and start your journey in NZ