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Immigration Officer

Āpiha Whakahaere Manene

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Immigration officers control the entry of people from other countries into New Zealand, assessing visa applications from people who wish to visit, study, work or reside in NZ.


Immigration officers with up to three years’ experience usually earn

$45K-$55K per year

Immigration officers in managerial roles usually earn

$55K-$90K per year

Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as an immigration officer are good due to an increasing number of positions.
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Immigration officers administer travel visas and residency applications

Last updated 4 September 2018