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

Consultation on proposed changes to immigration policy settings: Amendments to the Skilled Migrant Category

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is consulting on proposed changes to the Skilled Migrant Category (the SMC). The SMC is being reviewed to improve how we identify the most highly skilled migrants.

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Sharing information with Gang Intelligence Centre

Public consultation about an agreement that will allow agencies to more easily share information with the cross-Government Gang Intelligence Centre.

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Immigration Fees and Levies Review

Immigration fees and levies help meet the cost of providing services and managing risks related to immigration. Fees are reviewed regularly to ensure they reflect the actual cost of delivering immigration services, with the last review taking place in 2015. As more people come to New Zealand and the risks associated with immigration become more complex, it’s time to take another look.

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