Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2015

2015/274

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2015

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 16th day of November 2015

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to sections 400 to 402 of the Immigration Act 2009, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal regulations
4New regulation 4AA inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
4AATransitional, savings, and related provisions
5Regulation 4 amended (Interpretation)
6New regulations 4B and 4C inserted
4BImmigration levy
4CCertain applicants exempt from paying immigration levy
7Regulation 5 amended (Application requirements)
8Regulation 6 amended (Application requirements for holder or former holder of resident visa)
9Regulation 9 amended (Notification of expression of interest in applying for residence class visa)
10Regulation 10 amended (Application requirements other than at immigration control area)
11Regulation 12 revoked (Applications that must be made online)
12Regulation 15 amended (Application requirements)
13Regulation 20 amended (Applications involving family members)
14Regulation 21 amended (Applications made without using approved form)
15Regulation 22 amended (Immigration officer may refuse to consider or continue considering application made under regulation 21)
16New regulation 23AA inserted (Chief executive may require certain visa applications to be made online)
23AAChief executive may require certain visa applications to be made online
17Regulation 23A amended (Applications that may be made online)
18Regulation 26AAB amended (Exemptions from or reductions in prescribed fees)
19Regulations 26 to 28A replaced
26Prescribed fees and immigration levy inclusive of GST
20Regulation 32 amended (Application for confirmation of immigration status)
21Regulation 33 amended (Application for endorsement of New Zealand citizenship in foreign passport)
22New Schedule 1AA inserted
23Schedule 4 replaced
24Schedule 5 amended
25New Schedule 6 inserted
Explanatory note
Administrative Information