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I am needing advice on how to get a resident visa based on
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A bit of background... My current partner is here in NZ on a
A bit of background... My current partner is here in NZ on a work visa. When he originally arrived 4 years ago, he supported his wife and daughter to come to the country. Since he got separated from h… read more
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I would like some clarification on the requirements for
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Request you to assess if the time I have spent in New
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My spuse is on partnership visa. I raised hand on me and
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How are you. I m illegal here in Nz from 2014 I m married to
I m illegal here in Nz from 2014 I m married to Nz citizen girl one month ago. I am from India so can u plz help me to get legal status so I can think and build my family future with my wife … read more
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I am harpinder singh, my student visa was cancled and I
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My mom wants to apply for NZ resident visa with her partner.
Hi, My mom wants to apply for NZ resident visa with her partner. Her partner is a NZ citizen and She is Vietnamese. Now, I am 24 years old. Can I apply for NZ resident visa with her? … read more
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A friend of ours applied for his PR as main applicant along
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We know of a Thai man who paid a nz citizen to get married
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I got my NZ resident visa, visa expiry date: indefinite (in
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I am writing regarding my future citizenship application. I
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I am an Australian Citizen, wishing to buy a "sensitive" lifestyle
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Good afternoon, I am a NZ citizen now living in NZ. I am married
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WHAT IS THE PROCESS to get a PR or long term visa in NZ for
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Hi, If I marry an immigrant in NZ, does this grant him permenent
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