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Any Indian can go and study in New Zealand but a prerequisite is one needs to obtain a visa. The visa will depend upon the type of study course and for how long one will study there. The various types of visas available for the students there are:
|S.No.||Types of student visa||Description|
|1||Fee Paying Student Visa||Work part-time and study full-time at most for 4 years.|
|2||Exchange Student Visa||Through an approved student exchange program study full-time for at most four years|
|3||Foreign Government Supported Student Visa||On a foreign government loan/scholarship study full-time for at most four years.|
|4||Pathway Student Visa||Study for at the most five years for 3 consecutive courses on a single student visa and be able to work part-time.|
While studying in New Zealand, one must keep in mind that it’s important to maintain your Fee Paying student status. This status is in regard to your purpose, or your reason to come to New Zealand.
To apply for a visa to New Zealand, you will generally need:
You may also be required to present proof that you have enough money to cover your living expenses for the duration of your stay. You must demonstrate that you have NZ$ 15,000 or NZ$ 1,250 per month* for a complete year of study. This may include:
A personal interview at the New Zealand embassy or consulate may also be required.
*Please note that these are the basic requirements, speak with your AEMS counsellor for a detailed list of documents required for visa processing
Your student visa application must be submitted online through the New Zealand Immigration website. You can apply up to 120 days before the start of your programme. Keep in mind that your application date is the day on which you pay your application fee.
AEMS makes sure to advise its students about the entire process. Right from providing information regarding the requirements and conditions to preparing the right documents for the submission, AEMS helps you through-out your way.
We help our candidates in translating and sending the required documents as courier. The experts from the team of AEMS also guide the candidates to the official websites and to the authorised immigration representatives in order to ensure that our students get the latest application forms and guidance.
As an applicant from India, your immigration cost and receiving centre fee will depend on the kind of submission you make – online or paper.
|Type of submission||Application cost||Receiving centre fee|
|Online||NZD 530 (approx. INR 23,330)||INR 722|
|Paper||INR 24,500||INR 1,087|
Do check the latest fee when applying there.
Note: This fee may vary as per the city from where you are applying. Check for your city!
You’ll need to show proof of English language proficiency to get a student visa in New Zealand. This usually requires taking a secure English language test to establish your ability to converse and correspond in English.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test for study, work, and migration, with over three million tests performed in the past year. More than 10,000 organisations, including educational institutions, companies, professional associations, and governments, recognise IELTS scores in 140 countries across the world.
The minimum IELTS score required for your New Zealand student visa is 5.5 band in each module. You can always contact us for a free counselling session and we can guide you on how to go about the entire visa application process.
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