November 14, 2017

How to become a New Zealand citizen by grant

For many immigrants to New Zealand, the ultimate goal is to become a citizen.  It is understandable because there are certain privileges only available to a citizen such as to hold a New Zealand passport and to represent New Zealand in international events.  Some public service jobs are reserved for New Zealand citizens only. Transiting from a resident to a citizen may seem straightforward – an applicant must be resident of New Zealand for at least 5 years, be present in New Zealand for a significant period during the 5 year period, be of good character, have sufficient knowledge of […]