Culturally Arranged Marriage Visa - Update for 2021

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From: Philip

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

1. Can I get latest update on Culturally Arranged Marriage visa applications that are currently pending for allocation and also when they were lodged?

2. Why there is delay in processing applications from 1Jul20 till date ? (50% of applications completed in 274 + days compared to previous periods with average of around 70 days)
INZ website still indicates : 90% of applications are currently completed within 5 months. Please clarify.

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Yours faithfully,

Philip

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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 2021-2138

 

Dear Philip,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 23^rd April 2021 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

‘1. Can I get latest update on Culturally Arranged Marriage visa
applications that are currently pending for allocation and also when they
were lodged? 2. Why there is delay in processing applications from 1Jul20
till date ? (50% of applications completed in 274 + days compared to
previous periods with average of around 70 days) INZ website still
indicates : 90% of applications are currently completed within 5 months.
Please clarify.’

 

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, or its urgency, feel
free to contact us via email at [1][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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