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National Security Check (NSC)

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From: Johnson Yang

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

For chinese nationals when they applying skill migrant visa,they have been asked to fill the national security check form.

1. Please give information on how the national security check carried out for the skill migrant visa application ,and when aspects they are checking.

2. Is that true that only applicants from certain countries such as China will be required for NSC?

Yours faithfully,

Johnson

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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 2021-1308

 

Dear Johnson,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 19^th January 2021 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

For chinese nationals when they applying skill migrant visa,they have
been asked to fill the national security check form. 1. Please give
information on how the national security check carried out for the skill
migrant visa application ,and when aspects they are checking. 2. Is that
true that only applicants from certain countries such as China will be
required for NSC?

 

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].

 

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: Penny Hazlett
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Dear Mr Yang

I have been allocated your OIA request to respond to.

Firstly, I need to ensure that you are able to make such a request as per Section 12 of the Official Information Act (OIA), i.e. you are a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or in New Zealand. I have included the relevant section of the OIA as well as the relevant web link at the bottom of this email.

Action
I need you to provide confirmation that you meet this section of the OIA. This can be in the form of the following:
• New Zealand citizen or permanent resident - a copy of your passport (non-New Zealand passport holders need to include a copy of your residence visa); or
• In New Zealand - evidence of your New Zealand residential address (e.g. rental agreements, rates bill, etc.) and a copy of your passport.

If you do not wish to provide this information via the fyi website, then please email me directly. I understand that the fyi website removes email addresses. My email address to reply to is penny(.)hazlett(@)mbie(.)govt(.)nz with the brackets removed.

It would be appreciated if you could provide this as soon as possible or by 5pm Monday 25 January 2021 (NZ time).

Regards

Penny Hazlett
SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR, OPERATIONS SUPPORT
Border and Visa Operations, Immigration New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

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http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/publi...

Requests for access to official information

12 Requests

(1) Any person, being—
(a) a New Zealand citizen; or
(b) a permanent resident of New Zealand; or
(c) a person who is in New Zealand; or
(d) a body corporate which is incorporated in New Zealand; or
(e) a body corporate which is incorporated outside New Zealand but which has a place of business in New Zealand,—
may request a department or Minister of the Crown or organisation to make available to him or it any specified official information

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From: Penny Hazlett
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Mr Yang

I am just following up on my email below.

Can you please advise if you meet any of the criteria below to be able to make an OIA request, end of today Tuesday 26 January 2021 (NZ time). If I do not hear from you by the end of the day, I will close this request unactioned.

Regards

Penny Hazlett
SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR, OPERATIONS SUPPORT
Border & Visa Operations, Immigration New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[email address] | Telephone: +64 4 896 5378|
Level 1, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington, New Zealand

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From: Penny Hazlett
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Dear Mr Yang

As I have not had any response to my two emails, I am closing your request, unactioned.

Regards

Penny Hazlett
SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR, OPERATIONS SUPPORT
Border & Visa Operations, Immigration New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[email address] | Telephone: +64 4 896 5378|
Level 1, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington, New Zealand

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