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Your IDP Education counsellor will guide you through the application process for your New Zealand student visa.
To receive a student visa, you have to prove that you have enough money to pay for living expenses, education costs and travel for your entire stay in New Zealand.
For your student visa you may also require:
- Offer letter: The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) offer letter to international students, which lists minimum course duration, course fees and whether the fees are applicable at domestic or foreign rates.
- Guarantee of Stay (for students aged under 18 years): A written document from an institution or person that states that the student has suitable accommodation arranged in New Zealand.
- Health and medical requirements: If you are staying in New Zealand for more than six months then you need to be screened for tuberculosis. For a longer stay, medical and X-ray certificates need to be provided.
- English scores in HSC (or equivalent) and / or IELTS score where applicable;
- Valid passport;
- Chest X-Ray if course is for more than 6 months; Certificate of morality if course undertaken is for 24 months or more;
- Unconditional letter of offer from a New Zealand education provider;
- Evidence of funds for duration for which tuition has been paid, i.e. tuition fee and NZD15,000 Cost of living (payment of full annual tuition fee recommended);
- Academic documents as well as Work References where applicable.