MINISTRY OF BUSINESS,
INNOVATION & EMPLOYMENT
17 October 2022
[FYI request #20703 email]
Ref: DOIA 2223-0635
Thank you again for your email of 29 September 2022 requesting, under the Official Information Act
1982 (the Act), the following information:
1. the number of active registrations for Tier 2 sponsorship under the Refugee Family Support Category
currently held by /NZ but not yet invited to apply; and
2. the numbers of Tier 2 Invitations to Apply for Residence issued by /NZ in the financial years to June
2019 to until now'
The information that you have requested in questions 1- 2 is refused under section 18(d) of the Act,
as the information requested is already publicly available.
Data relating to the Refugee Family Support Category can be found on the INZ website on the
following link: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/documents/statistics/statistics-refugee-and
I hope you find this information helpful. 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 free phone 0800 802 602.
If you wish to discuss any aspect of your request or this response, please contact [email address].
General Manager, Refugee and Migrant Services
Immigration New Zealand