Everyone who comes to study in New Zealand from overseas must meet certain rules and requirements.
If you are coming to New Zealand to study for more than three months, you will need a student visa.
To apply for a student visa, you must meet student policy requirements.
You should assess yourself against this policy, before submitting an application.
If you are in New Zealand please apply 4 weeks before the course that you wish to study begins. Your application must include certain information or it may be returned to you.
If you are already in NZ on a student visa, and you wish to extend it, you may be able to do this online, as long as your educational institute is certified with Students Online.
This answer was last updated on 31 May, 2013.
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