New Zealand is one of the countries where there is a lot of international students. Cities like Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch are the popular destinations where international students are abundant.
If you are planning to use an agency for application here are the processes:
For post-graduate diplomas
Payment costs: 15,000-20,000 pesos
a. College Diploma
b. Transcript of Records
d. Birth Certificate
e. Curriculum Vitae
f. Previous Work Certificate
g. Professional License
h. NBI Certificate of Police clearance
i. Bank Certificate of (800,000.00 <)
j. Sponsor: Letter, Monthly salary, taxes, BIR, Certificate of employment
k. Application paper student visa: http://www.immigration.govt.nz/NR/rdonlyres/1939D919-202D-4388-83C3-C934016C3BB9/0/INZ1012.pdf
l. TB Clearance or X-Ray
m. Passport Size pictures
n. IELTS results 6 above band score
0. Financial Undertaking form: http://www.immigration.govt.nz/NR/rdonlyres/51B5DC1B-622B-4799-A91E-A3C23AB1CFE2/0/INZ1014.pdf
The Student Visa Application Fee: payment to PIASI: manager’s cheque :9,450.00 pesos
The Agency will be the one to look for a school that suits for you depending on the course you want to take. After paying the assessment costs the Agency will write to the school and ask for a letter of offer.
Letter of Offer: It’s a letter from the school that is addressed to you accepting your application. The letter also includes the tuition fee costs, freebies like laptop, insurance and date of intake.
2. Lodging of Papers to the Embassy
Payment to the Agency: 15,000-20,000
a. This is time where the tuition fee for the school is paid.
Note: When paying bank to bank pay extra than the required exchange rate if you don’t want to have a balance in tuition fee when arriving in New Zealand.
Waiting time is 15-30 days
Visa Officer Interview is within this time period. The Agency will help you or will give you tips on how to answer the questions or what are the frequently asks questions. Some students are not interviewed at this phase.
If the immigration is in doubt regarding your allowance or the budget that will be used upon studying in New Zealand, the immigration will require you to have an FTS.
FTS stands for Funds Transfer Scheme: This is also an option to prove the student’s financial stability. This requires transferring an amount of money, usually 15,000.00 NZD to a New Zealand bank as an allowance for the student when studying on the certain time period.
3. Visa approved
Note: If your visa is not approved you could relaunched it but with another or new payment to the immigration.
Payment to the Agency: 20,000.00-30,000.00