Internationals and expats
The health industry in New Zealand is dynamic and full of opportunities for you to choose from.
If you are a healthcare professional and wish to emigrate or work in New Zealand visit the Health Careers website for more information.
For healthcare professionals wanting to work in New Zealand you will need to gain New Zealand registration in your field of practice prior to seeking work.
For more information see:
These are issued for a specific length of stay (usually 1-2 years) following a written offer of employment from a New Zealand Health Provider.
Visit the New Zealand Immigration website for more information.
If you are wanting to apply for permanent residency in New Zealand you need to contact the New Zealand Immigration Department.
To check out your eligibility visit the New Zealand Immigration website for more information.
Expats - New Zealanders returning home
There are many reasons to choose working overseas for a period of time. It provides valuable experiences and can also be a necessary part of your professional development.
If you are already overseas and at a stage in your life and professional development where you would like to reconnect with family, create more work/life balance, or come back and make a difference see our list of other websites for further information and resources for working in New Zealand.