PVT Nouvelle Zélande – Insurance

The New Zealand Working Holiday Visa (WHV) is an agreement signed to promote exchanges between the two countries. French, Canadian and Belgian nationals can apply for a 12-month visa, renewable for 3 months under certain conditions. The cost of the visa is 208$NZ, with a lead time of about one week.


Conditions to apply

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after your return.
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30 (35 for Canadians)
  • Health insurance covering hospitalization and repatriation for the duration of your stay
  • At least NZ$4,200 (about €2,500 for Europeans and CAD$3,800 for Canadians) and the ability to prove it
  • Return ticket or proof that you can afford it.
  • Not have already benefited from the New Zealand Working Holiday Program
  • Not be accompanied by a dependant
  • Settling in New Zealand 90 days maximum after obtaining VISA
  • If you’re already here, you can apply for a PVT provided you have a temporary visa.

Good to know!

New Zealand has no WHP quota
Applications for PVT visas can only be made online, and will not be accepted at the New Zealand embassy in Paris.

Documents required to complete the file

  • Passport: photocopy of passport valid for 3 months after visa issue date
  • Form: fill in and attach a printout of the form to the file.
  • International health insurance International health insurance: provide proof that your insurance covers medical and hospital expenses and repatriation for the duration of your stay.
  • Medical certificate less than three months old
  • Round-trip plane ticketor proof that you have the necessary resources to purchase it
  • Proof of bank funds, showing that you have at least NZ$4200 (about €2500 for Europeans and CAD$3800 for Canadians).

Application procedures

1. Complete the New Zealand working vacation program form

You can find the form on the government website :
Then select the “working holiday visa” button.

2. Additional documents required for the file

  • Completed WHP New Zealand application form
  • Supporting documents
  • Your non-refundable payment of 208$NZ or about 125 € or 104 CAN$.

3. Renewal

It is possible to renew your PVT visa once for a period of 3 months. For this, you need to have worked for at least 3 months in viticulture or horticulture. This time the application is not made online, but at the New Zealand Immigration office. You must also provide the following documents:

  • Fill in the SSE /WHE work visa application form (INZ 1153) in PDF format
  • Pay immigration fees and taxes. You can calculate these costs online
  • Attach proof of employment in the viticulture or horticulture industry, including a letter from your employer and pay slip.
  • Provide proof that you have a return ticket, or at least sufficient funds to purchase one.
  • Send the application to the nearest New Zealand Immigration Office

For further information :
– Embassy of New Zealand in France
New Zealand Immigration Service : PVT

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