Parents Residency Visa Query

A KS made this Official Information request to Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

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From: A KS

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

Please provide the following information ( points 1-5). in electronic format

1:- This is regarding Parents Residency visa . INZ is still accepting new EOI’s. But this month , the INZ website has changed some text on its website .
Link to the website

https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zeal...

On this page , word “closed” is mentioned while till last month it was mentioned as “ temporarily closed”

Please tell what has changed and why word “temporarily closed” has been replaced with “closed”.

Has INZ decided to close this visa permanently ?

If possible , Please share any official decision document behind this change on the website

2:- Could you please share any other official document regarding advice / proposal to the Hon. Minister regarding this visa review since Dec 2018.

3:- If for point 2 , documents cannot be shared , could you please share atleast the list of documents .

4:- Any anticipated date when parent resident visa review decisions will be announced?

5:- please advice whether NZ government is working on any proposal regarding changes to NZ parents and grandparents visitor visa ?

Thank you

Yours faithfully,

A KS

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From: *OIA
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 1819-1899

 

Dear A KS,

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 27^th June 2019 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

Please provide the following information ( points 1-5). in electronic
format

 

1:- This is regarding Parents Residency visa . INZ is still accepting new
EOI’s. But this month , the INZ website has changed some text on its
website .

Link to the website

 

[1]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zeal...

 

On this page , word “closed” is mentioned while till last month it was
mentioned as “ temporarily closed”

 

Please tell what has changed and why word “temporarily closed” has been
replaced with “closed”. 

 

Has INZ decided to close this visa permanently ?

 

If possible , Please share any official decision  document behind this
change  on the website

 

2:- Could you please share any other official document regarding advice /
proposal to the Hon. Minister regarding this visa review since Dec 2018.

 

3:- If for point 2 , documents cannot be shared , could you please share
atleast the list of documents .

 

4:- Any anticipated date when parent resident visa review decisions will
be announced?

 

5:-  please advice whether NZ government is working on any proposal
regarding changes to NZ parents and grandparents visitor visa ?

 

 

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course. If you have any enquiries regarding
your request feel free to contact us via email [MBIE request email] or using
the contact details below.

 

Nâku noa, nâ

Karen Walfisch

MANAGER, MINISTERIAL SERVICES

 

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

 

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