Everyone wanting to enter New Zealand must meet Immigration New Zealand’s standard of ‘Good Character’. Under some instances, you may be able to apply for a character waiver, however these are considered on a case by case basis. If you have a criminal conviction and you are unsure if you meet the standard of good character, it is recommended that you receive professional advice from in immigration advisor.
The skilled migrant visa is a points based system and to be eligible you must meet a set level of points based on set criteria such as your age, qualifications and work experience. The fastest way to determine whether you are eligible is to take our free eligibility test which can be found here.