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New Zealand Student Visa for Pakistani

New Zealand Student Visa General:
New Zealand is a land of two major islands and many contrasts: mountains on the interior, large cities along the beautiful coastline, and so much to offer for those who love the outdoors. New Zealand is approximately the size of the UK, but has a population of just over 4 million. The population is largely urbanized, leaving great areas of country side very sparsely populated. The natural environment offers everything from snow-capped mountains to rolling green farm land and great surfing beaches. The long stretching islands making up New Zealand also mean

that the country has a very varied climate from sub-tropical to continental – all depending on where you choose to study. For those interested in flora and fauna, New Zealand has some truly unique species to offer. Its long-lasting isolation has meant that there are an enormous variety of indigenous and unique species here that can be found nowhere else.

Students wanting to study in New Zealand are attracted there for several reasons. For most, New Zealand is a somewhat exotic destination due to its far-flung location. It is also a country with a unique culture and a stunning natural environment with endless possibilities within adventure and sports. Finally, students wanting to study in New Zealand will benefit from a very high quality education system, recognized all over the world.

Education System in New Zealand:
Studying in New Zealand means being part of an education system that is currently ranked as number 7 in the world – far better than many OECD countries. As a former British colony, The New Zealand education system is strongly based on the European system, with some minor differences.

Students can pursue their bachelor’s, postgraduate studies or research. Further education also includes higher and vocational degree’s. Study in New Zealand it’s a unique opportunity of being part of a diverse society, open to different abilities, religious beliefs, ethnic groups, income levels and ideas about teaching and learning.

GET A STUDENT VISA:
If you are studying for longer than three months you will need a student visa to study in New Zealand. For shorter stays, it may be enough with a visitor’s visa. To be eligible for a student visa, you must have a confirmation letter on having been accepted to an NZQA accredited course and on having paid the necessary fees.

TUITION FEE AND LIVING COST:
Universities requires a tuition fee payment per year for those who want to study in New Zealand. For undergraduate study, can cost about NZ$18,000–$25,000 per year, depending on your course and postgraduate courses can cost up to $40,000 per year. Although it is a substantial amount of money, compared to fees of many other developed countries, fees to study in New Zealand are relatively low. Living costs can amount to $100–$200 per week for accommodation plus food. Keep in mind you will also need money for text books, transportation and social activities. || Source ||

VISA APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:
you want to study full-time in New Zealand for more than 3 months. You’ll need to pay the full cost of your courses and enrol with an approved education provider. You must have an offer of place, or confirmation of enrolment from an approved education provider. You’ll need enough money to pay your fees and to live on while you’re here. Work part-time up to 20 hours a week while studying and full-time in the holidays, depending on your visa conditions.

Time frames Processing:
within 34 days
90% of applications are currently completed within this time.
Postal address
New Zealand Visa Application Centre
Wafi Mall
3rd Floor
Falcon Phase 2
Umm Hurair 2
Dubai
UAE

Physical address:
New Zealand Visa Application Centre
Wafi Mall
3rd Floor
Falcon Phase 2
Umm Hurair 2
Dubai
UAE
View map
Telephone
+971-4-2055885
Email: info.nzuae@vfshelpline.com

Hours Counter:
Sunday to Thursday
09:00 to 17:00
Application lodgement
Sunday to Thursday
09:00 to 16:00
Passport collection
Sunday to Thursday
11:00 to 17:00
Phone enquiries
Sunday to Thursday
09:00 to 17:00
Passport collection in Ramadan
Sunday to Thursday
09:00 to 15:00
Counter in Ramadan
Sunday to Thursday
09:00 to 15:00

If you wish to have a friend or relative collect your documents on your behalf, note that the VAC will require an authorisation letter from the applicant outlining the details of the person you have nominated. On collection, the nominated person must produce evidence of identification.

Authorisation letter

Credit Card authority form request:

If you are contacted by the VAC requesting a Credit Card authority form for any payment difference, please ensure you send your completed credit card authorization form along with passport copy of the credit card holder and a copy of the Credit Card to the below email address.

ops.inzdxb@vfsglobal.com

Required Document List with Visa Application:

For application check-list, click the link below;
https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas 

Fee and Other Expenditures:

Immigration costs – NZD ($)
Application cost
$ 270
This is the fee for Immigration New Zealand to process your application.

An immigration levy is payable and is included in the total amount above.

Other Important Links and Downloads:

Official Website of New Zealand in Dubai
Honorary Consul General of New Zealand in Pakistan.

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