Whitireia Auckland campus offers a service to assist students with Student Visa renewal (Provider Direct) and Student visa (online).
1. Student Visa - Provider Direct (PDS)
PDS visa processing service is a smooth and efficient online service designed to lessen the time required for the visa renewal process.
The PDS visa processing service is available students re-enrolling for studies at Whitireia. It is also available to students holding a current student visa, in New Zealand who have completed their study as intended on their current student visa. To be eligible students need to provide evidence of attending all classes with 95% attendance and of achieving an academic performance of 75% passing rate.
Eligible students will be directed towards the PDS visa renewal service when an offer is made to them for a study place at the next study period.
The following documents are required for a PDS visa renewal:
2. Student Visa (Online)
The Student Visa (Online) processing is available to all students who are not eligible to renew visa via PDS. The Student Support Advisors will guide students to apply for a Student Visa (online) as requested.
The documents required for a Student Visa (online) are the same as a PDS visa application. Immigration New Zealand charges NZ$275 for the application fee.
3. Post-study Work Visa
An international student may be eligible for a Post-Study work visa if they have successfully completed a qualification at Whitireia, Auckland campus. Please visit Immigration New Zealand’s website for more information.