Your Expression of Interest will now undergo some preliminary verification, to make sure that your points were claimed correctly.
Your immigration officer will be in touch with you directly if further information is needed.
If you are successful in this process, you may be Invited to Apply for residence in New Zealand.
The processing times for the preliminary verification will vary depending on your particular case and the branch where your EOI is being verified.
It is estimated to take 1-3 months, but for more specific information, please refer to the Branch Pages of your processing branch.
Any decisions will be communicated to you in writing. Some branches will communicate with you only be email, so please make sure that you have provided us with a correct email address, and check the settings/content of your junk mail folder regularly, in case any of our emails are being routed there by mistake.
This answer was last updated on 7 January, 2014.
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