This category of Visa is for Individuals who have been working in the country for 2 years on a work to residence Visa. Being engaged in work for 2 years under the aegis of work to resident Visa makes you eligible to apply for a resident status under the residence from work Visa.
New Zealand Residence Work Visa
This category of VISA is beneficial for those who wish to become resident of New Zealand. Being a resident of New Zealand provides you with many civic benefits including an indefinite stay in the country and freedom to work anywhere in the country and with any employer. To be eligible for applying for this Visa, you must have worked in the country for a period of 2 years on a work to resident VISA. Additionally, you must meet the character and health requirements as laid by the existing rules.
In addition to the above-mentioned requirements, you must also satisfy one of the following conditions.
If you were granted a temporary work VISA to work for an accredited employer, then you can apply for a resident visa under Residence from work (accredited employer) category. This type of VISA is also known as Talent (Accredited Employers) VISA.
To be eligible for this type of VISA, you should have held a Talent (Accredited Employers) VISA for a minimum duration of 24 months. You should have been employed full time during this period. Should be currently in the job and have a base salary of 55000 NZ dollars per year.
If you were granted a temporary work VISA for the long-term skills shortage category then you can apply for residence under the same.
To be eligible for the same you should have held long-term skills shortage VISA for a minimum of 24 months. Should have worked full time in the profession, should be currently employed in the same profession, have a minimum salary of 45000 NZ Dollars per year and should be under the age of 55.