Apply for a New Zealand migration assessment

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Begin your migration assessment application

Note: If you are a migration agent, use your own login and provide your client’s details where appropriate. Upload signed authority when prompted.

Assessment fees

The fees for your New Zealand skills migration assessment will vary depending on your country of residence. 


Fee (NZD)

 Skills assessment  $320
 Update  $175
 Appealing your assessment outcome  $175
 Withdrawing an assessment  $85

Processing time

It currently takes us approximately 15 to 20 business days to process applications once we receive all necessary documents. Please note this wait time may vary depending on the volume of applications.

If your application requires additional supporting details, your assessment will be put on hold until that information is received.

End-of-year office closure

CPA Australia offices will be closed during the 2021/22 festive season, from Monday 20 December 2021 to Monday 3 January 2022 (inclusive), and this period will be excluded from the processing times for migration applications. We will endeavour to process received applications as soon as possible after our office reopens on Tuesday 4 January 2022. We thank you in advance for your patience and wish you a happy and safe holiday season.


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