New Zealand law says ‘immigration advice’ is when a person uses their knowledge of, or experience in, immigration to advise, direct, assist or represent you.
It is illegal for a person to provide immigration advice without a licence, unless they are exempt.
|Deal with Immigration New Zealand yourself||Free|
|Get help from your family and friends||Free. It is illegal for your friends and family to give advice systematically, or ask for payment for advice|
|Contact your nearest Citizens Advice Bureau||Free|
|Contact your Member of Parliament||Free|
|Contact your nearest Community Law Centre||You may have to pay fees|
|Contact a licensed immigration adviser||You will have to pay fees*|
|Contact a lawyer||You will have to pay fees*|
*Immigration advisers and lawyers may choose to carry out work for free in some cases.