New Zealand to Conduct Additional Parent Category Draw

New Zealand conducted an additional Parent Category draw of 1,500 expressions of interests (EOIs) on October 17, 2023.

This additional selection from the queued EOIs is being made to provide certainty for those who have had their EOI in the queue and fulfil the 2000-cap available under this category for the financial year. The remaining EOIs in the queue are expected to be selected as part of the November draw.

INZ will not be selecting EOIs from the ballot in this draw. The next ballot selection will take place in November.

To be considered for the next ballot draw, EOIs must be submitted no later than October 31, 2023.

An updated table for when EOIs are expected to be selected can be found here.

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