Applying for a Visa as a Returning International Student on Campus
If you are in NZ
If you are a continuing UC student with a current (expiring) student visa and you are in NZ you can apply for a new visa for your next year of study through UC. Submitting an application for a new student visa through UC is normally done as part of your Enrolment in Person session with the UC Enrolment Team and involves completing the INZ1240 form and providing all necessary documentation.
You will need to meet the following requirements:
- You have an Offer of Place (your Application to Enrol has been approved)
- Your current visa has not expired when you make your visa application
- Your enrolment fees have been paid in full
Note that you will also need two passport-size colour photos as part of your application. You can have these taken at the Uni Pharmacy if you are on campus for NZD$15.
If you are offshore
If you are a continuing UC student but you are offshore you cannot currently apply for a student visa unless INZ has invited you to apply as an exception to the current border restrictions. If you have been invited to apply for a visa you will need to follow the specific guidance given you.
Student Visa Application Fee
If you apply for your visa through UC, the total application fee for 2021 is NZD$285.
This is paid during your Enrolment in Person session when you submit your student visa application.
|Student Visa Application total fee (all prices are NZD)||$285|
|This is made up of the following:|
|Immigration NZ application fee||$110|
|Immigration NZ Levy||$25|
|Immigration International Visitor and Tourism Levy (IVL)||$35|
|UC service charge||$115|
Visitor or Work Visa
If you hold a Visitor or Work Visa you must apply for your Student Visa directly with Immigration NZ using the Immigration Online application process.
Post-study Work Visa
You must apply for post-study work visas online directly with Immigration NZ to ensure you receive your e-visa in a timely manner.
If you have any questions about applying for a student visa please contact email@example.com