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From: Jaskaran Walia

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

Can you please help me with the below queries?

For the first draw of EOI’s on 14th Nov 2022 for Parent resident category from the queue containing EOIs received before 12 October 2022. INZ notification said they are going to select 370 EOI.

1) Can you please confirm if the draw actually did take place on 14th Nov 2022. If no, please provide the reason why not. We have no visibility if the draw took place or not so asking the question.
2) Can you please provide the total number of EOI selected along with total number of applicants selected from the first draw on 14th Nov 2022?
3) Can you please provide the total number of ITA sent from the first draw on 14th Nov 22?
4) Can you confirm my understanding is correct that EOI in queue doesn't necessary means ITA. So, count of EOI selected v/s ITA sent could be different. Hence, asking both the figures in above 2 questions.
5) At the time of response, can you please provide stats of application received for parent resident visa after ITA was sent? Also, how many applications have decision made with count of approved or declined.
6) Minister announced as part of reopening parent category that
"If you withdrew your EOI because you could not meet the previous income limit set before October 2019 we will invite you to resubmit an EOI to the queue."
Is there a last date for people to resubmit the EOI to regain the position in the queue? If so, what is that last date.

7) In response to FYI request below for question 5.
https://fyi.org.nz/request/20849-questio...
MBIE said
"Additionally, an applicant may have multiple Family Parent Resident Visa category EOIs in the pool at the same time. An applicant might update their EOI multiple times by submitting a new EOI."

Is MBIE/INZ making attempt to clean up the EOI queue so that we have more realistic stats on exact unique and valid EOI in the queue?
Is MBIE/INZ thinking of leveraging their modern online immigration system to assign a Queue number/Token number for EOI as they have the date when each EOI was applied? Once the issue of resubmitting of withdrawn EOI is sorted, if my number in queue is hypothetically 1000, I know exactly when my EOI would be potentially selected.

I really do appreciate your response to my questions as it will help many folks like myself to understand the process bit better.

Yours faithfully,

Jaskaran Walia

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Ref: 2223-1155

 

Dear Jaskaran,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of the 29^th of November 2022 requesting under the
Official Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

“Can you please help me with the below queries?

For the first draw of EOI’s on 14th Nov 2022 for Parent resident category
from the queue containing EOIs received before 12 October 2022. INZ
notification said they are going to select 370 EOI.

1) Can you please confirm if the draw actually did take place on 14th Nov
2022. If no, please provide the reason why not. We have no visibility if
the draw took place or not so asking the question.

2) Can you please provide the total number of EOI selected along with
total number of applicants selected from the first draw on 14th Nov 2022?

3) Can you please provide the total number of ITA sent from the first draw
on 14th Nov 22?

4) Can you confirm my understanding is correct that EOI in queue doesn't
necessary means ITA. So, count of EOI selected v/s ITA sent could be
different. Hence, asking both the figures in above 2 questions.

5) At the time of response, can you please provide stats of application
received for parent resident visa after ITA was sent? Also, how many
applications have decision made with count of approved or declined.

6) Minister announced as part of reopening parent category that "If you
withdrew your EOI because you could not meet the previous income limit set
before October 2019 we will invite you to resubmit an EOI to the queue."

Is there a last date for people to resubmit the EOI to regain the position
in the queue? If so, what is that last date. 

7) In response to FYI request below for question 5.

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MBIE said

"Additionally, an applicant may have multiple Family Parent Resident Visa
category EOIs in the pool at the same time. An applicant might update
their EOI multiple times by submitting a new EOI."

Is MBIE/INZ making attempt to clean up the EOI queue so that we have more
realistic stats on exact unique and valid EOI in the queue?

Is MBIE/INZ thinking of leveraging their modern online immigration system
to assign a Queue number/Token number for EOI as they have the date when
each EOI was applied? Once the issue of resubmitting of withdrawn EOI is
sorted, if my number in queue is hypothetically 1000, I know exactly when
my EOI would be potentially selected.”

 

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Kia ora Jaskaran,

 

Thank you for your below email of 29 November 2022 requesting information
under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act).

 

This email is to advise you the Ministry has decided to grant your
request. However, it has taken us some time to prepare this information
for release. We will send you the information requested by Friday 30
January 2023.

 

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[1]www.ombudsman.parliament.nz or freephone 0800 802 602.

 

Ngâ Mihi,

Babitha

 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TEAM

Immigration New Zealand

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

 

 

From: Jaskaran Walia <[FOI #21294 email]>
Sent: Tuesday, 29 November 2022 8:42 pm
To: *OIA <[email address]>
Subject: Official Information request - Parent Resident Visa - EOI
Selection

 

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

 

Can you please help me with the below queries?

 

For the first draw of EOI’s on 14th Nov 2022 for Parent resident category
from the queue containing EOIs received before 12 October 2022. INZ
notification said they are going to select 370 EOI.

 

1) Can you please confirm if the draw actually did take place on 14th Nov
2022. If no, please provide the reason why not. We have no visibility if
the draw took place or not so asking the question.

2) Can you please provide the total number of EOI selected along with
total number of applicants selected from the first draw on 14th Nov 2022?

3) Can you please provide the total number of ITA sent from the first draw
on 14th Nov 22?

4) Can you confirm my understanding is correct that EOI in queue doesn't
necessary means ITA. So, count of EOI selected v/s ITA sent could be
different. Hence, asking both the figures in above 2 questions.

5) At the time of response, can you please provide stats of application
received for parent resident visa after ITA was sent? Also, how many
applications have decision made with count of approved or declined.

6) Minister announced as part of reopening parent category that "If you
withdrew your EOI because you could not meet the previous income limit set
before October 2019 we will invite you to resubmit an EOI to the queue."

Is there a last date for people to resubmit the EOI to regain the position
in the queue? If so, what is that last date.

 

7) In response to FYI request below for question 5.

[2]https://aus01.safelinks.protection.outlo...

MBIE said

"Additionally, an applicant may have multiple Family Parent Resident Visa
category EOIs in the pool at the same time. An applicant might update
their EOI multiple times by submitting a new EOI."

 

Is MBIE/INZ making attempt to clean up the EOI queue so that we have more
realistic stats on exact unique and valid EOI in the queue?

Is MBIE/INZ thinking of leveraging their modern online immigration system
to assign a Queue number/Token number for EOI as they have the date when
each EOI was applied? Once the issue of resubmitting of withdrawn EOI is
sorted, if my number in queue is hypothetically 1000, I know exactly when
my EOI would be potentially selected.

 

I really do appreciate your response to my questions as it will help many
folks like myself to understand the process bit better.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Jaskaran Walia

 

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Kia ora Jaskaran,

 

Please find attached the response to your Official Information Act
request.

 

 

Ngā Mihi,

Babitha

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TEAM

Immigration New Zealand

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

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