Immigration New Zealand’s most recent selection under the Skilled Migrant Category took place on 8th August 2012. The following Expression of Interest’s were selected:
|Selection criteria||No. of EOIs|
|All EOIs with a points total of 140 or more.||428|
|All those with a job or job offer that had a points total of 100 or more but less than 140 points.||121|
|All those claiming 15 bonus points for work experience in an area of absolute skill shortage that had a points total of 130 or more but less than 140.||12|
Applicants will need to either claim more than 140 points or have an offer of skilled employment claiming total points between 100 and 135 points to obtain residency under the Skilled Migrant Category. This is a very high selection and may be indicative of the demand for skilled workers for the Christchurch rebuild.Migration Associates Comments:
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