To enter New Zealand you need
- to have an offer of a place from a New Zealand education provider such as a school, polytechnic or university
- evidence that you've arranged accommodation through the education provider or through another person
- to be in good health. If your stay is longer than six months, in some cases you may need to complete a Tuberculosis clearance. And if it's longer than two years, you'll have to provide medical and police certificates
- to have the right visa for your visit.
- a passport that's valid for at least three months past the date you are to leave New Zealand
- to proof that you plan to leave New Zealand once you've completed your study
to proof that:
- you have paid any course fees that you are required to pay or
- you are exempt from paying fees or
- you have a scholarship or an award that covers your fee
- you have enough money to support yourself during your stay
If you're granted a Student Permit you need to meet certain conditions during your stay:
- attend the place of study noted in your permit (however you can apply to change your course or the institution)
- you may only undertake work allowed by your Student Permit
- stay in New Zealand for the time allowed by your permit.