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We are a new breed of immigration lawyers and specialists who embrace transparency and technology in our practice. Kiwi Immigration is built to provide smart, flexible and client-focused legal services.

WHY KIWI IMMIGRATION?

Expertise in difficult cases - from work visas to appeals and deportations
Exclusive focus on immigration matters means we know how the law works
Lawyers have extensive knowledge and experience in legal matters

Our Team

Yana Gild

Director, Principal Lawyer
Barrister and Solicitor

Rory Hennessy

Lawyer
Barrister and Solicitor

Dennis Vlasin

Operations Manager

Maria Trostyanskaya

Legal Assistant

Services and prices

Consultation

Our experienced lawyers provide personalized, efficient, and effective solutions for your immigration needs. Whether you're facing a legal challenge, making a big decision, or simply need a professional to guide you, we are here to help. Book your consultation today and take the first step towards peace of mind.

Please note - consultation scope does not include checking application forms, cover letters and other documents for a visa application you intend to lodge yourself (we only proof-read documents when working with the whole case).

Visa type

  • Any immigration matter
  • Up to 1 hour
  • Convenient via Zoom

Price

NZ$ 299
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Visitor Visas

New Zealand is a great place to visit, whether you are staying for a holiday, come to see friends or relatives, or have a business trip. Regardless of how long you intend to stay, you must have a valid New Zealand visa. Visitor visa is for people who are travelling:

- As a tourist
- For business visitor activities
- To see family
- Short term course

Our lawyers can provide expert guidance and help ensure that your application is complete and meets all requirements, increasing the chances of approval. They can also provide advice on the best documentation to submit and represent you if there are any complications or challenges with your application.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients
  • Fixed fee
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 1699
Application

Visitor Visas (declined and difficult cases)

This option is designed for applicants who previously had a declined visa or experience a difficult situation with aggravating factors which may include but are not limited to:

- previous offences
- medical issues
- overstaying

If you have a complex situation or need a higher chance of success, a lawyer can provide invaluable support and advocacy throughout the visa process.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Fixed fee, no hourly charge
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 2499+
Application

Work Visa (including AEWV*)

Work visas are often complex to navigate as there are many requirements not only for the role but also its match to ANZSCO. We will help you and your employer to gather all necessary documents and will explain how to prove that there are no New Zealanders available for the job (if this is the case).

*AEWV - Accredited Employer Work visa

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Fixed fee
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 2499
Application

Partnership Visa (work or visitor)

New Zealand offers a number of partnership visa options. While these visas may look straightforward, we see many people coming to us with declined applications, mostly because they choose the wrong visa option or were unable to gather all of the necessary documents. A lawyer can provide expert guidance on the requirements and process, ensuring that your application is complete and meets all necessary standards.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Fixed fee
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 2499
Application

Partnership Resident Visa

If you join your New Zealand citizen or resident partner permanently, you need to apply for a Partnership Resident Visa. With this visa, you can live in New Zealand indefinitely.

Please note - migrants who are based in New Zealand are required to stay on a valid temporary visa (ie work visa) while they are waiting for a resident visa. Please see our package option for partners.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Fixed fee
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 3499
Application

Partnership Package

This option is designed for clients who wish to have a peace of mind on their partnership visas journey. It includes both, a partnership work visa and a partnership resident visa.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Fixed fee
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 4499
Application

Student Visas

Student visa assistance is often offered free of charge by education providers. However, there are cases which may be too difficult to handle without professional advice. We have positive experience with visa applications which were declined multiple times or had such aggravating factors as character concerns, medical issues and overstays.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Fixed fee, no hourly charge
  • All-inclusive service
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 2499
Application

Skilled Migrant Residence Visa

This is the most popular visa options for those who decide to settle in New Zealand permanently. The process comprises of two stages - Expression of Interest (EOI) where you need to score 180 points or more, and Invitation to Apply (ITA) where you have to prove everything you said in the EOI with documents.

The process is quite technical and complicated which means many applicant like to use professional services of Immigration Advisers to ensure that there are no surprises along the way.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Fixed fee, no hourly charge
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 4999 (single)
NZ$ 5999 (family)
Application

Business and Investor Visas

If you can contribute to New Zealand’s economy, there are special Business and Investor visas which would allow you to live in New Zealand. You consider investing in New Zealand business or government, or if you have the right business experience, buying or setting-up your own business in New Zealand. Investor visas require $5,000,000 to invest while Business visas may work with $100,000 investment.

Visa type

  • Form filled out and checked
  • Fixed fee, no hourly charge
  • All-inclusive service
  • Full representation

Price

From
NZ$ 15 000
Application

Section 61 requests and Over-stayers

Overstaying a visa can created a complicated dilemma for the visa holder and other people. We can evaluate how much unlawful presence you have accrued and explain any possible options for dealing with your visa overstay.

Visa type

  • Urgent help
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients
  • Full representation

Price

NZ$ 3499+
Application

Deportation and Ministerial appeals

We understand that charges can have a profound impact on your life. Protecting clients against deportation and adverse immigration consequences is our top priority. Criminal charges such as drink driving offences can threaten your personal well-being, cause deportation and deny future immigration rights. Our experienced advisers provide smart, aggressive defense against deportation that carefully considers the immigration consequences.

Visa type

  • Urgent help
  • Full representation
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients

Price

from
NZ$ 3499
Application

IPT appeals

There are different types of appeal you can lodge with the Immigration and Protection Tribunal (IPT):

- appeal if INZ declined your residence class visa application
- appeal against your liability for deportation (including humanitarian)
- refugee and protection status appeal

Appeals to the tribunal must be lodged within specific timeframes which cannot be extended - please seek representation as soon as you can to ensure you have enough time to prepare the case.

Visa type

  • Urgent help
  • Full representation
  • Samples and drafts of documents provided
  • Convenient electronic systems for clients
  • Fixed fee, no hourly charge

Price

from
NZ$ 3499
Application