Query for re-opening of Parents Residency Visa

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

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From: A KS

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

Could you please provide the following information

1:- Will the NZ border opening and visa processing effective Oct 2022 , going to consider restarting the selection of Parent Residency EOIs too?
2: If no, what is the plan of INZ to reopen this category or even starting a review in 2022 ?
3:- Can you tell how many Parent and grandparent visitor visas ( and count of persons) are active at the moment, Secondly, how many visas out of them will expire after Oct 1st,2022?

Yours faithfully,

A KS

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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 2122-1722

Dear A KS,

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 1 March 2022 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

“1:- Will the NZ border opening and visa processing effective Oct 2022 ,
going to consider restarting the selection of Parent Residency EOIs too?

2: If no, what is the plan of INZ to reopen this category or even starting
a review in 2022 ?

3:- Can you tell how many Parent and grandparent visitor visas ( and count
of persons)  are active at the moment, Secondly, how many visas out of
them will expire after Oct 1st,2022?”

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

Ngâ Pou o te Taumaru

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

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