We also assist people in obtaining New Zealand Citizenship. It will usually take between five to eight months, sometimes twelve, from the time of lodgement to the time you will become a New Zealand citizen. This timeframe accounts for application processing, approval from the Minister and attending your ceremony.

Some of the conditions to be granted New Zealand citizenship is, that you must meet the requirements of either the Citizenship Act 1977 or the Citizenship Act (Western Samoa) 1982. You may meet the requirements of the Citizenship Act 1977 if you are:

  • an adult over 18 years meeting the general requirements
  • a child under 20 years meeting the general requirements
  • a person married to a New Zealand citizen
  • a person born outside New Zealand between 1 January 1949 - 31 December 1977, whose mother was a New Zealand citizen otherwise than by descent when they were born
  • a person in exceptional circumstances.

You may meet the requirements of the Citizenship Act (Western Samoa) 1982 if you are a citizen of Samoa.

All applicants must include original documents in their applications.

Please contact TNC for more information.


IPT Report 2017

Please click here for some interesting reading noting that on average still 33% of Appeals with the IPT is allowed! This does not take into account those people who have returned to their country not knowing about the Appeal process or not wishing to lodge an Appeal. Interesting question you could ask yourself: what does that say about the quality of a Decision from INZ?

Licensed Adviser

Johannes Petrus (Peter) Hubertus Cornelis Hendrikx

Licensed Immigration Adviser
License number: 200800214

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Terra Nova Consultancy Ltd
14 Glanworth Place, Botany 2106
Manukau, Auckland 2106,
New Zealand
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Phone: +64 9 265 1578
Mobile: +64 275 706 540

Postal Address:
PO Box 58385, Botany
Manukau, Auckland 2163,
New Zealand

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