New Zealand Embassy Rome, Italy

Italy Working Holiday Scheme

The New Zealand-Italy Working Holiday Scheme (WHS) gives young Italian citizens aged between 18 and 30 the ability to work for up to twelve months in New Zealand, or to spend their time holidaying and travelling around the country. Italian applicants may also enrol in one or more courses of training or study of up to three months’ duration. An unlimited quantity of WHS visas is available for Italian applicants.
WHS applications are made online. For the online form and further information on the Scheme visit the website of Immigration New Zealand
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