Partner visa is designed to bring families together. This visa allows persons whose partners are permanent residents or citizens of New Zealand to come to New Zealand and live together.
If you want to get married in New Zealand with your partner who is a permanent resident or citizen you will need a temporary Culturally Arranged Marriage Visitor visa.
Partner visa allows you to join your partner, who is a permanent resident or a citizen of New Zealand, to live together, work or study in this country. Partner visa is designed to bring families together so it also includes your children. Culturally Arranged Marriage Visitor visa is temporary visa which allows you to come to New Zealand and marry your partner who is a permanent resident or a citizen.
Partner visa is a permanent visa, while Culturally Arranged Marriage visa is temporary and lasts for three months. You can extend you stay after this visa.
Applications for partner visa are conducted online through website of New Zealand’s Home Affairs.
Visa fee for permanent partner visa application is 2.250NZD and the average processing time is 10 months. Visa fee for temporary visa is 211NZD and processing of the application lasts for 15 days.