To learn more, view the Immigration New Zealand website.
Immigration New Zealand is the government department responsible for issuing visas and permits to enter New Zealand. For more information on student and visitor visa applications, and checklists for your country.
Enrolling for a student visa
To obtain a student visa, students must be enrolled in an approved course at an accredited New Zealand educational institution. Applications will need to include:
To apply online please click here.
Medical and police checks
For courses that run longer than 6 months, you must provide an x-ray certificate that is less than 3 months old. Students aged 17 years or over who intend to stay in New Zealand for 24 months or longer will need a police vetting certificate from their home country.
Extending or changing your study plans?
Students may arrive in New Zealand, begin studying, and find that they want to make some changes, transfer courses or study longer. Most ACG Schools offer an online visa service to help students make changes to their visas after they arrive.
We offer international students a range of choices, from preschools, primary and colleges.
Applying through an agent
Agents help students make their application and give them comprehensive, up-to-date information about studying in New Zealand.