- New Zealand announced the quota amounts and ballot dates for applications submitted under the Pacific Access Category and the Samoan Quota visa category
The government of New Zealand introduced new quota amounts under the Samoan Quota ballot and the Pacific Access Category that will open registration on August 1, 2023. The 2023 Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category ballots will close on August 31, 2023.
What are the Changes?
The government of New Zealand will open registration for the Samoan Quota ballot and the Pacific Access Category on August 1, 2023. The Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category are two longstanding visa categories that allow people from the Pacific to become permanent residents in New Zealand. Both schemes operate through an annual ballot.
Continue to check the government of New Zealand’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: New Zealand Immigration