New zealand VIsa

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Lloyd Vivera, who is originally from India , is an immigration lawyer practicing Australian and New Zealand immigration law. He moved to New Zealand in 2001. Read more>>

There has been a substantial decrease in the grant of visitor visas to those who wish to enter New Zealand for a culturally arranged marriage with a New Zealand citizen/resident. Only 22 people were granted visas in 2018-19 compared to 57 in the previous year. 109 applications were declined in 2018-19.The decrease shows that Immigration is closely scrutinising such applications.