Preparing for ITA

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- presented during November 2008 Pinoyz2nz Manila Meet - based on experiences of Liezl M who received her ITA in October 2007 and her WTR9 invite last 17 November 2008

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Invitation To Apply(after EOI Selected) : 

Invitation To Apply(after EOI Selected) November 2008 Pinoyz2NZ Manila Meet Liezl M

Disclaimer : 

Disclaimer Every care has been taken to ensure the information on this presentation is accurate.  All links and references to other websites, organisations or people are provided for your convenience only, as experienced by the presenter.

Topics : 

Topics Preparing without the ITA ITA Kit Documents Check you have everything Document copies Checklist Sending the package What’s next

Preparing without the ITA : 

Preparing without the ITA Gather your documents Documents that do not expire Identity Work Related School Related Apply jobs online Watch or listen to NZ channels on internet Read about NZ on the internet

ITA Kit : 

ITA Kit Invitation to Apply SMC Checklist Guide to Applying for Residence under the Skilled Migrant Category Additional Details Form NZIS 1134.pdf ITA.pdf Link - Medical and X-Ray Certificate forms Link - How to Obtain a Police Certificate

Documents : 

Documents IDENTITY Certified true copies of Passports Full Birth Certificates Relationship evidence - if with partner Custody/financial dependence of children – if relevant Medical certificates Police certificates – NBI clearance and police certificates of countries where you lived (at least 12 months) WORK & SCHOOL Evidence of job offer / current employment – if relevant Evidence of NZ registration if required Evidence of qualifications Full NZQA assessment – if relevant Evidence of work experience Partner’s job offer / Qualifications Evidence of English Language proficiency

Check you have everything : 

Check you have everything The best way to ensure application process goes well is to include all the information and documentation required with your application form Generally speaking, the more information provided, the faster NZIS will be able to make a decision    You must submit your application within four months upon receiving the Invitation to Apply

Document copies : 

Document copies The application form will say whether you need to include certified copies, originals or photocopies.  You should include appropriate English translations if necessary.  Certified copies – Notarised copy / Certified True Copy Copies – clear photocopies

Checklist : 

Checklist Residence Application in NZ under the SMC form Passport photos of each person Birth, police and medical certificates, as well as proof of your English language ability Evidence of all factors claimed points for in the EOI (such as skilled employment, work experience, qualifications) If required, include documents to support occupational registration. the application fee (Bank / Demand draft US$1,400 ) Everyone included on the form has signed (you may sign for children under 17) If I have used an agent or consultant, they have signed the form. http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/work/skilledmigrant/apply/process/applicationchecklist.htm

Sending the package : 

Sending the package MUST Buy a heavy-duty envelope Create a cover letter Create a list of all docs included Follow the order suggested on the ITA Use a reliable courier – most members use FedEx and DHL GOOD TO HAVE Create a cover page for each section

What’s next : 

What’s next As soon as your application has been accepted for processing, an acknowledgement letter will be sent containing either the name and contact details of the officer looking after your application, or the likely date that an officer will be available to assess your application.  In the acknowledgement letter, you may be asked to provide any further information or documents.  They may also return the original documents like birth certificates at this stage. The work involved in processing the application typically involves: checking your application against immigration policy requirements assessing whether you are a bona fide applicant assessing what benefits or potential risks to New Zealand are involved verifying any information and documents you have provided confirming details of your relationship with your partner or family members http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/live/visa/applicationprocess.htm

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