The Australian Government have announced a new pathway to Permanent Residence for New Zealand Special Category visa (SCV) holders who arrived after 26 February 2001, who have lived in Australia for the last five years and shown a commitment and contribution to Australia.
*This new pathway will not be available until July 2017*.
To be eligible, SCV holders will need to:
✔ Have been resident in Australia for the five years immediately prior to visa application
✔Demonstrate income at or above the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT)
✔Undertake mandatory health, character, and security checks
The information in this post is general and only valid at the time of publication. For specific advice about your situation please contact us or use our visa assessment form.