25 February 2022
Abdulla Al Momen
[FYI request #18347 email]
Ref: DOIA 2122-1493
Dear Mr Momen,
Thank you for your email of 27 January 2022 requesting under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act),
the following information:
1. At this stage what is the average processing time it's taking to process Culturally arrange a visa?
Please provide an update on recent months from September 2021 to the current date inclusive
2. How many application is in the queue at the moment on this category to the date 28/01/2022
Please refer to Appendix 1 for the information you have requested.
As at 28 January 2022, there were 44 Culturally Arranged Marriage Visitor Visa applications in queue.
I trust you found this information useful. If you wish to discuss any aspect of your request or this
response, or if you require any further assistance, please contact [email address]
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this decision. Information
about how to make a complaint is available at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz
or freephone 0800 802
Nicola Hogg General Manager Border and Visa Operations
Immigration New Zealand