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Decision Making Guidelines used by Immigration New Zealand to evaluate any Visa Application

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From: Mehoul

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

Under ROI Act, I am seeking answer for the following question and also seeking required materials for the same.

When an Immigration case officer from INZ open the file for a resident visa application what guidelines, the officer follow to make decision?

On what basis or with reference to which source the officer makes decision?

Yours faithfully,
MB

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Dear Mehoul

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 9 November 2019 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

Under ROI Act, I am seeking answer for the following question and also
seeking required materials for the same.

 

When an Immigration case officer from INZ open the file for a resident
visa application what guidelines, the officer follow to make decision?

 

On what basis or with reference to which source the officer makes
decision?

 

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.

 

Nāku noa, nā

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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From: Aurora Tang
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Dear Mehoul,

 

I am managing your recent request for official information. You requested:

 

I am seeking answer for the following question and also seeking required
materials for the same. When an Immigration case officer from INZ open the
file for a resident visa application what guidelines, the officer follow
to make decision? On what basis or with reference to which source the
officer makes decision?

 

Immigration officers make decisions in line with Immigration Instructions,
which are publicly available at:
[1]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us....

 

In addition, to support the visa application decision making process,
immigration officers may rely on advice relating to the interpretation of
immigration instructions, which is also generally publicly available at:

o  
[2]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us...,
and

o  
[3]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us...

 

If this sufficiently answers your request, please let me know so I can
formally close off the request. If not, please provide more detail about
what you need.

 

A response by the end of 19 November 2019 would be much appreciated.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Aurora Tang

SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR (ACTING)

 

Border and Visa Operations Branch, Immigration New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

 

[4][email address] | Telephone: +64 (04) 901 1078

15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6011

 

 

[5]www.govt.nz - your guide to finding and using New Zealand government
services

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From: Aurora Tang
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Dear Mehoul,

 

This is a follow up email of below. Would you please kindly review and
response by end of 22 November 2019.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to let me know by simply
email to my below email address:

 

[1][email address]

 

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

 

Best Regards

Aurora

 

 

From: Aurora Tang
Sent: Friday, 15 November 2019 12:02 PM
To: '[FOI #11628 email]'
<[FOI #11628 email]>
Subject: Clarification of your official Information Act Request
(1920-0755) [IN-CONFIDENCE:RELEASE EXTERNAL]

 

Dear Mehoul,

 

I am managing your recent request for official information. You requested:

 

I am seeking answer for the following question and also seeking required
materials for the same. When an Immigration case officer from INZ open the
file for a resident visa application what guidelines, the officer follow
to make decision? On what basis or with reference to which source the
officer makes decision?

 

Immigration officers make decisions in line with Immigration Instructions,
which are publicly available at:
[2]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us....

 

In addition, to support the visa application decision making process,
immigration officers may rely on advice relating to the interpretation of
immigration instructions, which is also generally publicly available at:

o  
[3]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us...,
and

o  
[4]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us...

 

If this sufficiently answers your request, please let me know so I can
formally close off the request. If not, please provide more detail about
what you need.

 

A response by the end of 19 November 2019 would be much appreciated.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Aurora Tang

SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR (ACTING)

 

Border and Visa Operations Branch, Immigration New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

 

[5][email address] | Telephone: +64 (04) 901 1078

15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6011

 

 

[6]www.govt.nz - your guide to finding and using New Zealand government
services

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3. https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us...
4. https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us...
5. mailto:[email address]
6. http://www.govt.nz/

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