Follow the steps in this simple guide to find out how to apply to study in New Zealand.
This is a general guide only – some schools may have different procedures.
Once you have received a confirmed offer of place and, if you’re under 18, a written guarantee of accommodation, you are ready to apply for your student visa.
Documents you’ll be asked to supply include your offer of place, your accommodation guarantee, evidence you have enough money to live on while you study, and medical and travel insurance details.
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This is a general guide only – some tertiary institutions may have different steps.
You’re now ready to apply for your student visa. Documents you’ll be asked to supply include an offer of place, proof you have enough money to live on while you study, and medical and travel insurance details.
If you don’t meet your chosen institution’s English language requirements, consider studying English in New Zealand before starting your studies
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