New Zealand to Review the Accredited Employer Work Visa

The Minister of Immigration has announced an independent review into the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV). Details and timings of the review will be announced later.  

The AEWV was implemented in May 2022 as an employer-led model. As of August 14, 2023, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has approved 80,576 AEWV applications, and there are 27,892 accredited employers. 

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