Recent New Zealand EOI selection under the Skilled Migrant Category

The INZ’s most recent selection of Expressions of Interest (EOI) under the Skilled Migrant Category took place on 23rd March 2011. The following EOIs were selected:

Selection criteria No. of EOIs
All EOIs at or above 140 points. 380
All EOIs with a job or a job offer claiming total points between 100 and 135 points. 98
All those claiming 15 points for work experience in an area of absolute skill shortage and with a points total between 100 to 140 points. 54
All those claiming 10 points for work experience in an area of absolute skill shortage and with a points total of 120 to 140 points. 22
TOTAL SELECTION 554

Migration Associates Comments:

Applicants will need to either claim more than 140 points, have an offer of skilled employment claiming total points between 100 and 135 points, claim additional 15 points for work experience in an area of absolute skills shortage with a points total between 100 and 140 or claim additional 10 points for work experience in an area of absolute skills shortage with a points total between 120 and 140 to obtain residency under the Skilled Migrant Category.

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