Partnership visa New Zealand is for individuals who have a New Zealander as their partner. The official definition of a partner in this context is when two people either of opposite gender or same gender who live together under the aegis of a legal marriage, civil union or a de facto relationship are applying for a Visa.
New Zealand Partner Visa
When an application is made for a partnership visa New Zealand based on the applicant’s relationship with a person who holds a new Zealand Visa or is a citizen of New Zealand than that person is termed as your supporting partner. However, in this case, you and your supporting partner must have attained the age of 18, should have known each other before applying for the Visa and should not be closely related.
In order to acquire this category of partnership work visa NZ, the applicant must show that he has been in a stable relationship with the supporting partner and have been living together under the same roof. The application is bound to be assessed on certain parameters like for how long the couple has been living together, their living arrangements, whether the couple is supporting each other financially, how is the financial responsibilities shared between the two, has the couple been committed for entire life, is the couple holding some property jointly, do they have children together and does the society they live in recognize their relationship.
In addition to the above points, the couple must furnish evidence which backs up their stated information. Documents like marriage certificate, birth certificate of children if any, photos together, evidence that other recognize your relationship, a joint rental agreement, joint credit cards, mail addressed to both of you at the same location, evidence that you spend leisure time together etc. can be asked for the same. In case you and your partner have spent some time living apart, then the same must be stated in your Visa application clearly mentioning the reason and duration of separation and also provide sufficient evidence of the mode of communication between the two during this time. It is best to get in touch with one of our advisors for a smooth application process.
We would urge the readers of this information to get in touch with us in case they need some further assistance for partnership visa New Zealand. Professional advice on these matters would save you both time and money.