Skilled Migrant Category - Removal of Section 49(1) conditions
If your resident visa was granted under the Skilled Migrant Category and you have had section 49(1) conditions imposed on this visa, you will need to meet the requirements stated when your resident visa was approved, before you can apply to have this section removed.
To remove Section 49(1) conditions, you will need to provide the following:
- Valid passports for all applicants
- A letter from the main applicant's employer, printed on letterhead paper: This letter should confirm your position and that you have been in full-time employment for three months or more. The letterhead must contain the contact details of the company, and be dated and signed by a person authorised to confirm the status of your employment.
-Copies of two recent payslips and a recent bank statement confirming your employment, or an Inland Revenue Department (IRD) summary of earnings (which can be obtained directly from the IRD – visit www.ird.govt.nz for contact details).
- A cover letter requesting the removal of section 49(1) conditions. This letter must also include all your contact details.