EOI Selection Criteria

The existing criteria for fortnightly selection of Expression of Interest from the pool under the Skilled Migrant Category for skilled migration to New Zealand will remain unchanged until 30 June 2014. The current criteria is as under:

  • those scoring 140 points or more will be automatically selected
  • if further places are available than those scoring between 100 to 135 points and claiming points for job offer will be selected next 

Additional Criteria: If further places are available after selection as per aforementioned criteria, additional EOI's will be selected in descending order of points based on following criteria

  1. EOI's claiming points for 6 or more years work experience in an occupation on LTSSL
  2. EOI's claiming points for less than 6 years work experience in an occupation on LTSSL
  3. EOI's claiming points for qualification in an occupation on LTSSL
  4. EOI's without any points claim for work experience or qualification in an occupation on LTSSL

SKILLED MIGRANT CATEGORY

If you are a skilled worker and want to know how you can migrate to New Zealand, please visit our New Zealand Residence Visa page