Immigration New Zealand
2-5-1 Ta Yuan Diplomatic Office
14 Liangmahe Nanlu, Beijing 100600
Phone: 0086 10 6532 6688
Fax: 0086 10 6532 5681
TO APPLY FOR A STUDENT VISA, YOU MUST SUPPLY:
1. Valid passport or a notarised birth certificate and ID if you currently do not have
2. Two recent passport-sized photographs
3. Offer of a place
4. Application fee
5. Evidence of funds or completed and signed Financial Undertaking for a Student
6. Health requirement, if applicable
7. Character requirement, if applicable
8. Please note: All documents not written in English require English translations.
All documents require original or certified version 1 . (Please submit relevant
copies of attached original and certified documents at the time of application
Please note that your application will be returned unprocessed if any item
mentioned above is missing
1. People intend to be in New Zealand for more than six months who are not from
a low incidence TB country or who have spent more than three months in the
past five years in a country not listed as a low incidence TB country must
provide a completed Temporary Entry Chest X-ray Certificate (NZIS1096).
(For full details and a list of low incidence TB countries please refer to the
Health Requirements Leaflet (NZIS1121).
2. People intend to be in New Zealand for more than 12 months must provide a
completed Medical and Chest X-ray Certificate (NZIS1007).
*Medical and X-ray certificate should be less than 3 months old at the time of
lodgement, completed by any NZIS Panel Doctor (A full list is available at NZIS web
site: www.immigration.govt.nz). People who have previously completed Medical
and X-ray Certificates (NZIS1007) which at the time of this application will be less
than 24 months old are not required to complete new Medical and X-ray Certificates
(NZIS1007) unless requested to do so by a visa or immigration officer.
*Pregnant women and children age under the age of 11 are not required to have
chest X-ray examination.
Further information about the requirement for original or notarised documents,
and English translations is contained in section A13 of the Immigration New
Zealand Policy manual. This can be found at
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Applicants aged 17 or over who intend to be in New Zealand for more than 24
months, must include a notarised Mongolian Police Clearance Certificate that is less
than 6 months old at the time of lodgement. Applicants must also supply a
photocopy of the original police clearance certificate letter issued by the local Police
Bureau or Vice Squad which is less than 6 months old at the time of lodgement.
Please note that a police clearance certificate letter issued by an applicant's work
unit, work unit security department, street office or talent centre is not acceptable.
All documents not written in English require English translations. All
documents require original or certified version. (Please submit the
corresponding copies for the original or certified documents required
1. Birth certificate
2. Notarised relationship (kinship) certificate (or notary equivalent, relevant for
Mongolian nationals) showing details of all immediate family members (parents,
siblings, partner and children) including their full names and dates of birth,
regardless of their residence status or citizenship.
3. Each child under the age of 18 years should supply a notarized consent letter
from their parents confirming the parents agree to the child studying to New
4. A letter in English explaining your choice of study course and your plan after the
completion of the course.
5. Offer of a place of a student place from a New Zealand educational institute.
The letter must include:
The name and the level of the course, including the minimum time required
Notification of the fee for completed courses or where the course is more
than one year, the annual fee is required.
Whether the student does or does not have to pay a course fee; and
The intended length of stay in New Zealand
Ensure academic offer is New Zealand Qualifications Authority approved.
Please check website: www.nzqa.govt.nz
6. A letter from your current school showing your current level of schooling in
Mongolia, or notarised evidence of any academic qualifications obtained with
7. Original evidence of any qualifications completed in the last 5 years and details
of any partially completed course you have undertaken or currently
8. A guarantee of accommodation from either the institution, or evidence from
people who prepared and able to provide the accommodation.
9. Evidence of sufficient funds for maintenance and tuition during your full period
of intended stay in New Zealand. Evidence can be but not limited to:
A letter from your parent(s) employer(s) or from the employer of the person
responsible for your financial support. The letter must be written on a
company letterhead, bearing the company chop and the signature of the
head of the company or by the responsible person of the personnel/human
resource department. This letter should include:
Annual income (including bonuses, and any commission earned)
Length of employment and position(s) held.
If your parents are the sole proprietors and/or shareholders of a business,
then they need to submit:
Original or notarised business license
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A certificate issued by the relevant branch of the Industry and
Commerce Administration Bureau (ICAB) (note: ICAB is China
requirement – Mongolians nationals should provide Mongolian
equivalent) confirming the shareholder details
Business tax returns for the past 2 years
Income statement for the last financial year
Stamped bank documents showing daily business transactions for the
last financial year
Statement from the business owner on an official company letterhead
indicating the date the business has been established, the type of
business conducted and the number of employees
If you are financially supporting your own studies in New Zealand, a letter
from your employer and your partner’s employer (if applicable), as outlined
Evidence of all bank transactions/activity conducted by you, your parents
and/or the person responsible for your financial supporting covering a period
of no less than 12 months prior to the application.
Additional evidence of financial ability includes bank statements, photocopies
of completed bankbooks, deposit slips, personal income tax returns as well
as stock transaction reports with the history shown for the past 12 months
and the stock ownership certificate if the money has gained from such
investments. Original documents are preferred.
Large deposits made within the past 6 months should be accompanied by
appropriate documents to prove the history and the source of the funds such
as interests slips, stock transaction receipts, etc. Please include a written
explanation of the history and the source of those funds.
If the person responsible for your financial support lives abroad, a copy of
their most recent income tax statement, a letter from their employer
indicating current position and annual income and proof of their legal
resident status or citizenship is required. In addition, please provide a
statutory declaration of sponsorship indicating the amount of money offered
the length of the sponsorship, the reasons for the offer and whether the
funds are being provided as a gift or as a loan.
REQUIREMENT AFTER APPROVAL IN PRINCIPLE:
Please provide the following documents after the Beijing branch has given an
Approval in Principle:
1. Evidence of payment of course fees (this should be faxed or e-mailed directly to
us by the institution)
2. An updated offer of place from the New Zealand institute, advising the
commence and finish date of the course you have paid for
3. Evidence of funds for maintenance while in New Zealand, which can be either:
(i) A letter or certificate from a bank in New Zealand confirming that funds
of the equivalent of NZ$ 10,000 have been deposited in New Zealand;
or if the course is less than 36 weeks NZ$ 1,000 per month or NZ$ 400
per month if accommodation is pre-paid; (travellers cheques in the
name of the student are acceptable); or
(ii) A letter from the educational institution confirming that accommodation
and other living expenses are included in the prepaid package (e.g.,
(iii) The form ‘Financial Undertaking for a Student’ certified by a bank in New
4. Valid passport, where one has not been provided previously
5. Character document
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*Medical insurance is now compulsory for students undertaking courses less than
two years. Students will not be eligible for health benefits.
1. Immigration New Zealand reserves the right to request additional information in
the course of assessing an application and to retain information and documents
2. Notary certificates will be kept by the branch after the finalisation of your
application (Notary certificates will only be returned if a copy of it is provided
with the application.)
3. If you provide false or misleading information your application may be declined.
4. Your application will be processed approximately within 30 days. Applications
submitted without the required documents will take longer to process. Please
do not purchase an airline ticket before you obtain a visa.
5. If you are given a visa you must arrive within the validity on the visa, your
Student’s visa will not be extended. If you are unable to arrive within the
validity date of your visa, you must lodge a new application.
LODGING YOUR APPLICATION
Submit your completed application to:
Immigration New Zealand
2-5-1 Ta Yuan Diplomatic Office Building
14 Liangmahe Nanlu
Application fee: RMB: 1,220 or USD: 185 ( For USD cash or bank draft, please add
US$10 bank fee to total amount paid )
Postage fee: If you would like us to return your passports or original documents by
EMS courier, please provide an extra RMB 40 or USD 5 for postage anywhere in
China; or RMB 200 or USD 25 for postage anywhere overseas (relevant to
Please note that fees are subject to change without prior notice.
We only accept cash payment at our counter.
Please do not send cash in the mail.
For mail-in applications, we accept Post Office money orders for RMB payments.
Please follow the instructions below if you pay by post office money order:
a) Please put the full name and the date of birth of the principal applicant on
the money order, and include a copy of the money order receipt in your visa
b) Please do not add password or PIN number to the money order.
We also accept US dollar bank drafts issued by banks outside China (relevant to
Mongolian applicants). For USD cash or bank draft payment, please add USD10
bank fee to the total amount paid. Please include the application fee and other
applicable fees into one cheque
We do not have credit card payment facilities at present.
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Please note: lodging a New Zealand Visa application does not guarantee
approval and the application fee is non refundable.
You should read this checklist along with the “Guide for a Student Visa”
(NZIS1013). For more information please visit our website at
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