Last Updated on April 26, 2023
This article was originally published on 13 April 2023 and on 26 April 2023 to reflect the latest information.
26 April 2023 Update: The government of New Zealand added new occupations in the transportation sector to the Green List on 26 April 2023. The Green List includes roles and occupations that are in demand in New Zealand.
- New Zealand expanded the Green List with 32 critical health-related roles and moved eight roles from the Green List Work to Residence pathway to the Straight to Residence pathway
The government of New Zealand added 32 additional roles to its occupation Green List on 11 April 2023. The roles span across the health system and are considered critical to the delivery of health services in New Zealand. Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply beginning 29 May 2023. For the complete list of roles, check here.
The government also moved eight health-related roles from the Green List Work to Residence pathway to the Straight to Residence pathway.
What are the Changes?
On 11 April 2023, New Zealand’s government expanded its Green List with 32 critical health-related roles for immigration. In addition, eight roles were moved from the Green List Work to Residence pathway to the Straight to Residence pathway.
Continue to check the government of New Zealand’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.
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