New Zealand Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Immigration New Zealand has information about how to apply for a student visa.
Staying up to three months
GCC citizens do not need a visa to travel to New Zealand for visits up to three months (twelve weeks).
Applicants are required to:
- Hold a valid return or outward ticket to a country at the conclusion of the three month stay;
- Be able to show that the applicant has sufficient money for the duration of the stay (NZ$1,000 per month);
- Hold a passport valid for three months beyond the date of departure from New Zealand; and
- Stay only for the period of time granted upon arrival.
Staying longer than three months
A student visa application must be made for stays longer than three months. Please check the requirements set out in the Can I study in New Zealand? section of the Immigration New Zealand website. Application forms and a guide for studying in New Zealand can be downloaded from the website of the New Zealand Immigration Service - Study Forms and Guides. Additional Information and check lists are available on the Dubai sub-branch Office website.
Applicants from the Gulf States should send their completed application form to the New Zealand Immigration Service office in Dubai.
New Zealand Immigration Service
New Zealand Consulate-General
Office 6A, Level 6, Emirates Office Tower
Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 23156
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel: (00971) 4 331-7500
Fax: (00971) 4 331-7501
If you are already in New Zealand you can obtain further information from the nearest office of the New Zealand Immigration Service.