Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia

Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia

Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia

Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia


New Zealand has become a very popular choice of long-term Immigration destination for Micronesia Citizens. Micronesian individuals and families are drawn to New Zealand for quality of life, nature, a strong economy and a very safe environment. New Zealand is ranked as one of the best places in the world to live and the many Micronesian citizens agree that Immigrating to New Zealand was one of the best life choices they have ever made.


There are many Micronesian citizens now living in New Zealand in strong, safe and thriving communities. New Zealand has reaffirmed its commitment to welcoming individuals and families looking to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia.


Some visas, such as those for qualified Micronesian migrants, grant immediate perment residence, but you must meet the conditions attached to the visa to ensure that your journey to NZ PR from Micronesia is not interrupted. There are a number of ways to obtain a residence visa, many of which start with a temporary visa that allows you to study or start a business in New Zealand. You must also ensure that you are ready to move to New Zealand before you move from Micronesia.


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How to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia


  • There are many options to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia including
  • Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia Skilled Migration
  • Business Migration from Micronesia to New Zealand
  • Micronesian Citizens migrating to New Zealand on Partner Visas


Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia with a skilled migrant visa


  1. Have an occupation in Micronesia on the LTSSL New Zealand Occupation in Demand List
  2. Be aged under 55 years of age
  3. Have a functional level of English
  4. Score at least 100 points on the New Zealand Points Calculator


Micronesian applicants to New Zealand may check the LTSSL Skills List below:


Copy of These Occupations are Wanted in New Zealand

OccupationANZSCO Code
accommodation and hospitality managers141999
advertising manager131113
advertising specialist225111
Aeronautical Engineer233911
Agricultural Consultant234111
Agricultural Engineer233912
Agricultural Scientist234112
Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber334112
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic342111
aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)323111
aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)323112
aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)323113
ambulance officer411111
anaesthetic technician311211
Analyst Programmer261311
animal attendants and trainers (nec)361199
aquaculture farmer121111
architectural draftsperson312111
architectural, building and surveying technicians312199
art teacher (private tuition)249211
artistic director212111
Artistic Director212111
arts administrator or manager139911
Arts Administrator or Manager139911
Automotive Electrician321111
beef cattle farmer121312
Biomedical Engineer233913
Boat Builder and Repairer399111
book or script editor212212
building inspector312113
business machine mechanic342311
butcher or smallgoods maker351211
cabler (data and telecommunications)342411
cafe or restaurant manager141111
camera operator (film, television or video)399512
cardiac technician311212
Cardiothoracic Surgeon253512
careers counsellor272111
Carpenter and Joiner331211
Chemical Engineer233111
chemical plant operator399211
chemistry technician311411
Child Care Centre Manager134111
Civil Engineer233211
Civil Engineering Draftsperson312211
Civil Engineering Technician312212
Clinical Haematologist253313
Clinical Psychologist272311
commodities trader222111
community worker411711
company secretary221211
complementary health therapists (nec)252299
Computer Network and Systems Engineer263111
conference and event organiser149311
Construction Project Manager133111
contract administrator511111
corporate services manager132111
cotton grower121211
counsellors (nec)272199
crop farmers (nec)121299
customer service manager149212
dairy cattle farmer121313
dance teacher (private tuition)249212
dancer or choreographer211112
Dancer or Choreographer211112
database administrator262111
dental specialist252311
dental technician411213
Developer Programmer261312
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist253917
Diesel Motor Mechanic321212
director (film, television, radio or stage)212312
disabilities services officer411712
diversional therapist411311
diving instructor (open water)452311
dog handler or trainer361111
Drainer / Drainlayer334113
dressmaker or tailor393213
drug and alcohol counsellor272112
Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher241111
earth science technician311412
education adviser249111
education managers (nec)134499
Educational Psychologist272312
Electrical Engineer233311
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson312311
Electrical Engineering Technician312312
Electrician (Special Class)341112
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker342313
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)342314
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)342315
Electronics Engineer233411
Emergency Medicine Specialist253912
Engineering Manager133211
Engineering Professional nec233999
Engineering Technologist233914
enrolled nurse411411
Environmental Consultant234312
Environmental Engineer233915
Environmental Manager139912
Environmental Research Scientist234313
Environmental Scientist nec234399
External Auditor221213
facilities manager149913
family and marriage counsellor272113
family support worker411713
fashion designer232311
Fibrous Plasterer333211
film and video editor212314
finance broker222112
finance manager132211
financial brokers (nec)222199
financial dealers (nec)222299
financial investment adviser222311
financial investment manager222312
financial market dealer222211
Fitter (General)323211
Fitter and Turner323212
flower grower121212
Food Technologist234212
Forester / Forest Scientist234113
fruit or nut grower121213
furniture finisher394211
gallery or museum curator224212
gardener (general)362211
General Practitioner253111
Geotechnical Engineer233212
grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)121214
grape grower121215
graphic designer232411
gymnastics coach or instructor452312
hardware technician313111
health and welfare services managers (nec)134299
health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)251999
health information manager224213
health promotion officer251911
horse riding coach or instructor452313
Horse Trainer361112
hospital pharmacist251511
hotel or motel manager141311
human resource manager132311
ICT account manager225211
ICT Business Analyst261111
ICT business development manager225212
ICT customer support officer313112
ICT managers (nec)135199
ICT project manager135112
ICT quality assurance engineer263211
ICT sales representative225213
ICT Security Specialist262112
ICT support and test engineers (nec)263299
ICT support engineer263212
ICT support technicians (nec)313199
ICT systems test engineer263213
ICT trainer223211
industrial designer232312
Industrial Engineer233511
industrial pharmacist251512
information and organisation professionals (nec)224999
insurance agent611211
insurance broker222113
insurance loss adjuster599612
intensive care ambulance paramedic411112
Intensive Care Specialist253317
interior designer232511
Internal Auditor221214
jewellery designer232313
journalists and other writers (nec)212499
judicial and other legal professionals (nec)271299
laboratory manager139913
Land Economist224511
Landscape Architect232112
landscape gardener362213
library technician399312
life science technician311413
Life Scientist234599
Life Scientist (General)234511
Lift Mechanic341113
livestock farmers (nec)121399
make up artist399514
Management Accountant221112
Management Consultant224711
Marine Biologist234516
marketing specialist225113
massage therapist411611
Materials Engineer233112
meat inspector311312
Mechanical Engineer233512
mechanical engineering technician312512
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer251211
Medical Laboratory Scientist234611
medical laboratory technician311213
Medical Oncologist253314
Medical Practitioner253999
Medical Radiation Therapist251212
medical technicians (nec)311299
Metal Fabricator322311
metal fitters and machinists (nec)323299
Metal Machinist (First Class)323214
metallurgical or materials technician312912
middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)241311
mine deputy312913
Mining Engineer233611
mixed crop and livestock farmer121411
mixed crop farmer121216
mixed livestock farmer121317
Motor Mechanic (General)321211
Motorcycle Mechanic321213
Multimedia Specialist261211
music director211212
Music Director211212
music professionals (nec)211299
music teacher (private tuition)249214
Musician (Instrumental)211213
Natural and Physical Science Professional234999
Naval Architect / Marine Designer233916
network administrator263112
network analyst263113
newspaper or periodical editor212412
Nuclear Medicine Technologist251213
nurse educator254211
nurse manager254311
Nurse Practitioner254411
nurse researcher254212
Nursing Clinical Director134212
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist253913
occupational health and safety adviser251312
Occupational Therapist252411
organisation and methods analyst224712
Organisational Psychologist272313
Orthopaedic Surgeon253514
Orthotist or Prosthetist251912
Other Spatial Scientist232214
other sports coach or instructor452317
Paediatric Surgeon253516
Painting Trades Worker332211
patents examiner224914
performing arts technicians (nec)399599
Petroleum Engineer233612
pharmacy technician311215
pig farmer121318
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon253517
Plumber (General)334111
poultry farmer121321
power generation plant operator399213
precision instrument maker and repairer323314
Pressure Welder322312
Primary Health Organisation Manager134213
primary products inspectors (nec)311399
primary school teacher241213
print finisher392111
print journalist212413
printing machinist392311
private tutors and teachers (nec)249299
production manager (forestry)133511
production manager (manufacturing)133512
production manager (mining)133513
Production or Plant Engineer233513
program director (television or radio)212315
program or project administrator511112
public relations professional225311
quality assurance manager139914
Quantity Surveyor233213
Radiation Oncologist253918
Radiocommunications Technician313211
records manager224214
recreation officer272612
recruitment consultant223112
Registered Nurse254499
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)254412
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)254413
Registered Nurse (Community Health)254414
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)254415
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)254416
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)254417
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)254421
Registered Nurse (Medical)254418
Registered Nurse (Mental Health)254422
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)254425
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)254423
Registered Nurse (Surgical)254424
rehabilitation counsellor272114
Renal Medicine Specialist253322
research and development manager132511
resident medical officer253112
residential care officer411715
retail buyer639211
retail pharmacist251513
Roof Plumber334115
roof tiler333311
sales and marketing manager131112
school principal134311
science technicians (nec)311499
Secondary School Teacher241411
sheep farmer121322
Sheetmetal Trades Worker322211
Small Engine Mechanic321214
snowsport instructor452314
social professionals (nec)272499
Social Worker272511
Software and Applications Programmer261399
Software Engineer261313
software tester261314
Solid Plasterer333212
sound technician399516
Special Education Teacher241599
Special Needs Teacher241511
specialist managers (nec) except:(a) ambassador; or (b) archbishop; or © bishop139999
Specialist Physician253311
Specialist Physician253399
Speech Pathologist252712
sports development officer452321
sportspersons (nec)452499
stage manager212316
stockbroking dealer222213
Structural Engineer233214
student counsellor272115
sugar cane grower121217
supply and distribution manager133611
swimming coach or instructor452315
systems administrator262113
Systems Analyst261112
Taxation Accountant221113
teacher of English to speakers of other languages249311
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired241512
Teacher of the Sight Impaired241513
Technical Cable Jointer342212
technical director212317
technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives225499
technical writer212415
Telecommunications Engineer263311
Telecommunications Field Engineer313212
telecommunications linesworker342413
Telecommunications Network Engineer263312
Telecommunications Network Planner313213
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist313214
television journalist212416
tennis coach452316
Tennis Coach452316
textile, clothing and footwear mechanic323215
Thoracic Medicine Specialist253324
traditional Chinese medicine practitioner252214
transport company manager149413
Transport Engineer233215
University Lecturer242111
urban and regional planner232611
Vascular Surgeon253521
vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)121221
vehicle body builder324211
vehicle trimmer324212
veterinary nurse361311
video producer212318
visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)211499
Wall and Floor Tiler333411
watch and clock maker and repairer323316
web administrator313113
web designer232414
web developer261212
Welder (First Class)322313
Welfare Centre Manager134214
welfare worker272613
wood machinist394213
wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)394299
youth worker411716
New Zealand In-Demand List (LTSSL)


Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia Points Calculator


Age Points


  • 20-39 Years: 30 Points
  • 40-44 Years: 20 Points
  • 45-49 Years: 10 Points
  • 50-55 Years: 5 Points


Employment Points


Up to 100 Employment Points are available on the New Zealand Points calculator for Micronesian Citizens already working in New Zealand


Recognized Qualifications from Micronesia


  • Trade qualifications: 10 points
  • Undergraduate Degree from Micronesia: 50 Points
  • PhD: 70 Points


To claim qualification points from Micronesia paperwork must first be assessed by the NZQA


Work Experience Points in Micronesia or elsewhere


  • 2 years: 10 Points
  • 4 Years: 20 Points
  • 6 Years: 30 Points
  • 8 Years: 40 Points
  • 10 Years+ 50 Points


Partner Skills


Up top 40 extra points are available if an applicants partner has good English skills, verified qualifications and / or a formal job offer in New Zealand


Points score to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia


New Zealand has been inviting Micronesian Citizens with a minimum points score of 160 to apply for Permanent Residence Skilled Migration in NZ.


Do I need a job offer to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia on a Skilled Visa


Micronesian Citizens immigrating to New Zealand in the Skilled Visa category do not need a job offer although more New Zealand Immigration points are awarded for applicants with a job offer.


Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia by Starting a Business


Micronesian Citizens looking to start a business or work for themselves in New Zealand may apply for the NZ Entrepreneur Work Visa


The Entrepreneur Work Visa you’re an experienced business person in Micronesia and you want set up a business in New Zealand. If you’re awarded this visa, you can buy or set up a business in New Zealand. You must make a capital investment of at least NZ$100,000. If your business is in the science or ICT sectors this requirement can be waived or reduced for Micronesian citizens.


Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia Processing time


Most visas for New Zealand migration from Micronesia are processed in as little as 12-14 months from the date an applicant receives an invitation to apply.


Is it hard to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia


The immigration for Citizens of Micronesia is the same as it is for other migrants looking to start a new life in New Zealand. Theer is no unfair discrimination against Micronesia residentys and as long as you have the right skills, experience and qualifications then New Zealand may definitely want your skills.


New Zealand Wants Immigrants from Micronesia


New Zealand has one most ambitious skilled migration programs with generous permanent residency programs to address worker shortage gaps in their labor force.


Why Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia?


There are many reasons why people want to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia, such as creating a better future for their families, a good work-life balance, furthering their studies or maybe just to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Here at Lets Go Global we’ve successfully moved many Citizens of Micronesia to their New Life in New Zealand.



Jobs in New Zealand for Micronesian Citizens


Micronesia Citizens have great job prospects in New Zealand commanding higher than average salaries in major areas and more rural NZ areas. Micronesian Citizens are well regarded in New Zealand as having good work focus and the right skills. This is why there is almost zero unemployment for Micronesia citizens in New Zealand.


Finding Accommodation in New Zealand for Micronesian Citizens


Most newcomers to New Zealand from Micronesian stay in what is called Serviced Accommodation for at least the first few weeks as they get settled. Newcomers to New Zealand use services like Book Direct and Save to book hotels, vacation rentals and fully serviced accommodation in New Zealand.


New Zealand Immigration Login for Micronesian Citizens


{Dnat Citizens who would like to make an Expression of Interest to the New Zealand Government about moving to NZ from Micronesia either permanently or on a temporary basis can login here


Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia Temporary to Permanent


This is a great way to switch from a temporary work visa to a residence visa. As a Micronesia national, if you have a work visa from your employer and have the option of living in the country for at least two years on a two-year work or residence visa, you have a path to permanent residence.


Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia and then Australia


A number of New Zealand Immigration applicants from Micronesia have a move to Australia from New Zealand as their ultimate goal. Many skilled migrants find it easier to Immigrate to New Zealand from Micronesia than to Emigrate to Australia. Micronesian individuals over the age of 45 years and below 55 years also have the option of immigrating to New Zealand because Australian Immigration for Micronesian nationals has a maximum age of 45 years.



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