New NZ Residence Policy

New 2021 Resident Visa On 30 September 2021, the New Zealand Government announced a new one-off residence visa that will provide a simplified pathway to residence for approximately 165,000 migrant workers currently in New Zealand. This new visa provides a way forward for migrant workers whose futures in New Zealand have been shrouded by COVID-19. … Read more

Investor Residence in New Zealand

Investor Residence in New Zealand New Zealand has unique residence rules. After qualifying for residence and, in the case of the investor categories, after the investment period is complete, residence is held indefinitely, without any further presence requirement. During the investment period residence is held and the grantee (and his or her dependants) can chose … Read more

Ryken and Associates are open for business

Ryken & Associates - NZ Visa

Ryken and Associates leading immigration lawyers remains open for business during Covid-19, with all staff working from home. We are lodging visa applications and getting others ready. Although not yet announced we may come out of level 4 and be able to re-open our office on or about 23 April (depending on the government’s decision … Read more