Before a migrant candidate can begin working anywhere in New Zealand they must hold a relevant category visa, and you must check that the conditions of their visa allows them the right to work before hiring.
You can check whether a migrant can work for you with one of our services. You verify that the prospective and current employees hold a valid visa, the conditions of the visa, and the date of expiry ensuring your company is compliant with the Immigration Act 2009.
Did you know?
The penalty under the Immigration Act 2009 for employing a foreign national who is not entitled to work in New Zealand is a fine of NZD $10,000. And you can not use the “I didn’t know they didn’t have a valid visa to work in New Zealand” – it is legally your responsibility to check all your staff can legally work in New Zealand