FAQ – NEWZEALAND

  • Are you in NZ on a temporary visa already?

    While waiting for the decision on your visa, you must remain lawful at all times (i.e. have a valid visa in your passport or be issued with an interim visa).

    If you are waiting for a decision on your residence visa application, you may need to apply for a further temporary visa during this time. More information can be found in our Related Question below titled “My residence is still in process, but my temporary visa will expire soon.”

  • Who must take the TOEFL/IELTS?

    Everyone who is an international student, has not studied for at least one academic year within the last five years in a school in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or an English-medium university in Canada or South Africa, must take the TOEFL or IELTS.

  • When should I take the TOEFL/IELTS?

    You should take the TOEFL/IELTS in time to be able to have the results submitted at the time of your application. To find out more about when TOEFL/IELTS examinations are scheduled at a test site near you