Non-priority SMC application (on-shore only)

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

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From: Gracien

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

I would like to know how many non-priority SMC (on-shore) application waiting to be allocated to CO between February 2019 - June 2019?

Yours faithfully,

Gracien

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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 2021-0536

 

Dear Gracien,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 7 ^ September 2020, requesting under the
Official Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

“I would like to know how many non-priority SMC (on-shore) application
waiting to be allocated to CO between February 2019 - June 2019?”

 

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course.

 

Please note, due to ongoing COVID-19 response work, requests are currently
being triaged and those relating to Covid-19 processed as a priority.
Remaining requests are being assessed as per the Ombudsman’s guidance
(which can be found here:
[1]www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/news/chief-ombudsmans-statement-official-information-response-times-during-covid-19-emergency)
and processed accordingly.

 

If you have any enquiries regarding your request, or its urgency, feel
free to contact us via email at [2][MBIE request email].

 

Nâku noa, nâ

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: Matt Burden
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Dear Gracien,

 

On 7 September 2020, you asked the Ministry of Business Innovation and
Employment (MBIE) for information under the Official Information Act 1982
(the Act). Your request was made via the FYI website.

 

Section 12 of the Act provides that any person may make a request where
they are:

 

• a New Zealand citizen; or

• a permanent resident of New Zealand; or

• a person who is in New Zealand; or

• a body corporate which is incorporated in New Zealand; or

• a body corporate which is incorporated outside New Zealand but which has
a place of business in New Zealand.

 

MBIE requires more information to establish your compliance with section
12. An original of any one of the following items is acceptable as a
demonstration of your eligibility:

 

• A recent bill from the company who supplies your power, gas, water,
phone or internet services

• Council rates notice

• A letter from the Electoral Office

• Travel itinerary

• Anything from a government agency that includes your name and address

• Unexpired Rental or Tenancy Agreement.

 

A scanned copy of one of the above can be sent to
[1][email address].  Please provide your response by Monday 21
September 2020.

 

Once MBIE receives this additional information from you, and is satisfied
that the requirements of section 12 have been met, we will acknowledge the
request and begin to consider it under the Act. If you do not meet the
eligibility criteria of section 12, MBIE will still consider your request.

 

The 20 working days for making a decision on your request will begin from
the day MBIE receives confirmation of your eligibility or otherwise.

 

 

Matt Burden
SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR

Operations Support, Border & Visa Operations
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[2][email address] | Telephone: +64 (04) 8965526

 

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