To receive a New Zealand Student Visa or Student Permit so you can study in New Zealand you must first meet New Zealand Immigration requirements for international students. The course or courses you intend to undertake must also meet New Zealand Immigration requirements. To get a Student Visa or Permit, you need to have an Offer of Place from a New Zealand education provider. The offer must include the following: -The name of the course and the minimum time required for completing the course should be mentioned in the offer letter. -The University should provide the proof that the course and course provider meet New Zealand's requirements for international students. -You need to show the amount of the fee for the complete course, or if the course is longer than one year, the annual fee. -The offer letter should clearly state you have to pay course fees and whether the course fees are New Zealand dollars or foreign fees. -It should also show whether you are studying full-time (20 hours a week or more) or part-time (less than 20 hours a week or enrollment in fewer than three papers, or equivalent, per semester). - The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) must approve the course that you want to Study in New Zealand and for which the permit is required. Why you should study in New Zealand? New Zealand is a modern, secular, democratic society with no ingrained class system. It has a clean, green, warm, friendly and safe environment. Today, people from over 145 countries call New Zealand their home. New Zealand provides education at relatively low cost. The cost of living is low and the quality of life is good. There are no language barriers and you will find plenty of easy part time job opportunities while studying. The approximate tuition fee per year is NZ$ 15000 (Rs 4,65,000) and living expenses NZ$ 12,000 (Rs 3,72,000). There are different forms of financial assistance available to study in New Zealand. Students can apply for different scholarships funded from contributions of charitable trusts, individuals, governments and industry. Government funded student loans are available to students depending on the course of study. You can also work part time depending on the length of your course Read aboutLong Term Business Visa also read about Skilled Migrant category and Spouse Work Visa.