This category allows the parents (and in some instances the grandparents) of adult New Zealand citizens or resident children to apply for a visa.
If you have dependent children you cannot apply under this category.
Note that even when this category is open, Expressions of Interest can stay in the selection pool for up to 7 years without resolution or any guarantee of success.
There are 2 tiers:
Applicants must have:
When open Tier One EOIs can take up to 1 year to be selected.
When open Tier Two EOIs can take up to 7 years to be selected.
Applicants under either tier must be English speakers, of good character and health, and be able to prove their identity to the satisfaction of INZ.