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An additional Parent Category draw of 1,500 expressions of interests (EOIs) will be taking place today, Tuesday 17 October 2023.


Expressions of Interests submitted prior to 12 October 2022

  • Immigration New Zealand will have a one-off draw of 1500 queued EOIs today, 17 October 2023.  All remaining EOIs in the queue will be in the November draw.
  • Due to the large number of queued EOIS selected, it will take Immigration New Zealand some time to contact applicants to let them know if their EOI has been selected.

Expressions of Interests submitted after 12 October 2022

  • For the EOIs in the ballot, there will be a draw of 100 EOIs in November.  To be considered in the November draw, EOIs must be submitted by 31 October 2023.
  • Future selections will take place every February, May, August, and November.

If you are unsure about your status please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Carol Wright
Licensed Immigration Adviser