The University of Otago is required to ensure that you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand before you start your employment.

Staff will need to:

  • Check the expiry date and any conditions listed on your visa
  • Take a certified copy of the work visa/electronic visa and passport photo page, and
  • Confidentially store these with your employment records

For detailed information and guidance, it is recommended to visit the New Zealand Immigration website or contact them:

New Zealand Immigration

Tel: 0508 55 88 55 (free from NZ landlines only) or +64 9 914 4100 (from overseas)

Further information

Human Resources — Immigration & Visas