Immigration consultations

From time to time we seek public comment on a specific issue through a formal consultation process.

Open consultations

To see what Immigration topics we are currently consulting on see Have your say - Open consultations(external link)

Closed consultations

To see our closed consultations and submissions received go to Have your say - Immigration consultations closed(external link).

Background information about the consultations is available in the following pages.

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Border changes consultations

From 15 June to 22 July 2018 we consulted on several changes and proposals that will affect many international visitors travelling to New Zealand.

August 2017 changes to Essential Skills temporary work visa settings

We publicly consulted on proposed changes to temporary work visa settings through the Essential Skills visa policy. Submissions closed on 21 May 2017.