Not sure what service is right for you? Book a 45 minute consultation to discuss your needs. If you use my services for a visa in the future, I will rebate the consultation fee off my service fee.

up to 60 minutes / $165.00 NZD

Temporary Visas

Visitor Visas

Those wishing to travel to New Zealand may need to apply for a Visitor Visa before arriving here

Student Visas

There are a wide variety of options for applicants wishing to study in New Zealand.

Long Term Skill Shortage List Work to Residency Visas

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Book a 30 minute consultation to discuss your needs

Provided you meet the requirements of a recognised qualification and work experience, and your job falls under the Long Term Skill Shortage List, you may be eligible for this visa. Example: chefs, electricians, diesel mechanics.

Specific Purpose or Event Visas

Those wishing to enter New Zealand for a specific purpose or event need to apply under this category. 

Essential Skills Work Visa

People who wish to work for up to 3 years in an area of skilled employment can apply under this category, provided their income meets the legal threshold, and matches their skill level

Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Visa

If you have a job offer with an accredited employer, this is a work visa that lasts for two years, and allows applicants to apply for residency once that period is up.

Partnership Work/Visitor Visas

This may include partners of visa holders, or partners of New Zealand citizens and residents.


Following an initial 45 minute meeting, we will work with you to secure your Visa.

Residency Visas

Skilled Migrant Category

For persons with special knowledge or skills, the Skilled Migrant Category offers a residence class visa. Book a consultation to discuss whether this is the best option for you. 

Business Category

Those who wish to contribute to the New Zealand economy through business may apply for residence under this category. It includes the Entrepreneur Category and the Investor Category. The later of these offers two types of visas: Investor 1, which requires $10 million to be invested over a three year period, and Investor 2, which requires $3 million. There are different requirements under each type.

Family Category

This option is open to applicants who have an adult child, partner, or parent who holds New Zealand Permanent Residency or New Zealand citizenship. 

Work to Residence (Accredited Employer and Long Term Skill Shortage)

For people who wish to gain residence through the work pathway, this is a good option to use. 

Immigration Problems


Following an initial 60 minute meeting, we will work with you to address your barriers to immigration.

Regularising your Immigration Status

People who no longer meet the conditions of their visa, or who are in the country unlawfully, are in a difficult position. They may be served a Deportation Liability notice and a Deportation Order by Immigration New Zealand.


Hennessy Immigration can help remedy this type of situation through a various means. Each client will have a unique set of circumstances that requires diligence, correct advice and good advocacy, in order for them to remain in New Zealand lawfully, or to gain a visa that they would not have otherwise qualified for. 

Section 61 Requests

As a last resort, an appeal to the Minister of Immigration may be made. The Minister has unfettered discretion to approve a visa under this section of the Immigration Act.

Request for Special Directions

Depending on your circumstances, Hennessy Immigration can request for a 'special direction' on your behalf.

Request for Reconsideration

Following an unfavorable outcome it me be appropriate that Hennessy Immigration process a request for reconsideration. This may arise when a visa is declined for whatever reason, and there is a chance the immigration officials didn't take all information into consideration, or new information has arisen.

Character Waiver Request

Depending on your circumstances, a waiver of character or health requirements may be the best step to resolving your immigration problems. This is available for people who have been convicted of more minor crimes.