Can I give advice?
It is important that you know who can and cannot give New Zealand immigration advice.
In this section
Who needs a licence?
Any individual providing New Zealand immigration advice either in New Zealand or offshore must be licensed unless exempt under the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007 (the Act).
Operating without a licence
Providing immigration advice is a licensed, recognised profession. Anyone who gives advice about New Zealand immigration matters must be licensed, or exempt from holding a licence.
Information for employers
What to do when your employee needs immigration advice.
Information for education providers
What to do when your student needs immigration advice.
Information for education agents
What to do when your client needs immigration advice on student visas and other immigration matters.
Information for travel agents
What to do when your client needs immigration advice.
Information for recruiters
If you are a recruiter you cannot give immigration advice to clients without a licence.