Silver Fern Job Search Visa – Tips for Form and Application Submission

4 Days to go before NZ Immigration department opens the Online application form for Silver Fern Job Search Visa. We are getting lots of questions from different sources about the requirements and things needed on the day when application form opens.

Below are the steps required to be followed, and tips to submit the form:

1) Register your account by visiting http://www.immigration.govt.nz/ and click on Log in to apply online button

Log in to apply online
Log in to apply online

2) Select from the list Silver Fern Job Search Visa

Register an account
Register an account

3) Register a new account by clicking on “Create an account” , and confirm the account by verifying the email from your e-mail account.

Login using User name and Password
Login using User name and Password

4) Login using username and password

5) Click on Silver Fern Job Search Visa under Online Services Section, and it will open a new new window

Click on Silver Fern Job Search
Click on Silver Fern Job Search

This is the page which you should be filling up (Currently you might be seeing a message” Unfortunately at this time we are not accepting new applications for the Silver Fern Job Search Visa” but on the day when form opens (i.e. 10:00 AM) it will show you the form you should be filling up)

Silver Fern Visa Online Application Page
Silver Fern Visa Online Application Page

Tips and things to be ready with on the dooms day, keep all the following information handy in any notepad file, so you can copy/paste everything without typing errors:

1) All the details from your Passport  (i.e. Given name, first name, last name, birth date, passport issued from, passport valid from and to date, Your full address)

2) Your Highest level of education (i.e. Bacholor of Engineering, Major in Information and Technology), this is just an example, please enter your education details accordingly. Select NZQA Level 7 for bacholor or similar level education qualification.)

3) For IELTS, if you have already secured 6.5 overall band score in GENERAL OR Academic), select it OR you can select the second option as per following screen shot

http://www.immigration.govt.nz/opsmanual/41495.htm

English Language Requirement for Silver Fern Job Search Visa
English Language Requirement for Silver Fern Job Search Visa

4) If available, keep your driving license information handy

5) Health and Character requirement, make sure you are healthy and have no criminal background :), you need to fill this info into form, to just say YES/NO on few points.

6) Payment Details – VISA Credit Card with Limit of at-least 20K as VISA fees is 12,500 INR

Best Of luck!

[Resolved] Appium could not find devices restarting adb server and ENOENT issue

Setting up and configuration of Appium Automation tool can be a headache sometime, as they have published so many version in short span of time. Recently, I was facing an issue on Windows 7 (x64) operating system, where I was using Appium 0.16 version (tried other versions too including latest 1.2), with Java jdk 1.7.0_67, and Android Debug Bridge 1.0.31

and the error I got was warn code=enoent errno=enoent syscall=spawn info could not find devices restarting adb server

To make suer that I have set up everything correctly, as per appium read me instructions, I ran Appium Doctor command, which was saying that I had configured appium correctly:

C:\Appium\node_modules.bin>appium-doctor -android
Running Android Checks
? ANDROID_HOME is set to “C:\Android_SDK”
? JAVA_HOME is set to “C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_67.”
? ADB exists at C:\Android_SDK\platform-tools\adb.exe
? Android exists at C:\Android_SDK\tools\android.bat
? Emulator exists at C:\Android_SDK\tools\emulator.exe
? Android Checks were successful.

? All Checks were successful

Problem: When I open appium.exe, it wasn’t populating AVD devices drop down (Ideally that drop down displays all the AVD devices you have created under your user account on that machine. I had few AVD devices created)

Appium doesnt show AVD devices in Dropdown

But if I go to command prompt and open Appium.exe it was populating the AVD names in drop down, but it was of no use as when I launch the appium by clicking on launch buttion (with pre-launch option and all other capabilities) appium was throwing following error related to could not find devices restarting adb and ENOENT issue:

Starting Node Server
ERROR: debug: Starting Appium in pre-launch mode
info: Pre-launching app
ERROR: debug: Using local app from command line: C:\sdk\build-tools\android-4.4W\app-debug.apk
info: Starting android appium
ERROR: debug: Creating new appium session 2b76fae6-2605-47dd-9a23-c47a402663af
ERROR: debug: Using fast reset? true
info: Retrieving device
ERROR: debug: Preparing device for session
ERROR: debug: Checking whether app is actually present
ERROR: debug: Checking whether adb is present
ERROR: debug: Using adb from C:\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe
ERROR: debug: Trying to find a connected android device
ERROR: debug: Getting connected devices…
ERROR: debug: executing: “C:\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe” devices
ERROR: debug: Could not find devices, restarting adb server…
ERROR: debug: executing: “C:\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe” kill-server
warn: code=ENOENT, errno=ENOENT, syscall=spawn
ERROR: error: Error killing ADB server, going to see if it’s online anyway
warn: code=ENOENT, errno=ENOENT, syscall=spawn
ERROR: debug: Getting connected devices…
ERROR: debug: executing: “C:\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe” devices
ERROR: debug: Could not find devices, restarting adb server…
ERROR: debug: executing: “C:\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe” kill-server
warn: code=ENOENT, errno=ENOENT, syscall=spawn
ERROR: error: Error killing ADB server, going to see if it’s online anyway
warn: code=ENOENT, errno=ENOENT, syscall=spawn
ERROR: debug: Getting connected devices…
ERROR: debug: executing: “C:\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe” devices
ERROR: debug: Sent shutdown command, waiting for UiAutomator to stop…
warn: UiAutomator did not shut down fast enough, calling it gone
ERROR:

Node Server Process Ended

Solution: After trying various JDK, Appium and ADB versions one small thing fixed the problem and it was adding system32 location “%SystemRoot%\system32″ as PATH variable under System variables. Basically appium might need something system32 directory to interact with adb command during run time.

To add system32 as PATH, go to System Properties >> Environment Variables >> System Variables, and add or edit PATH variable add “%SystemRoot%\system32″ (without quotes) and save it then Restart the machine once.

Add system32 path in PATH variables

Launch appium now and you would be able to see all the AVD’s listed in the drop down :) I am happy to help with any appium configuration issues you have, just mention them in the comment section below.

Silver Fern Job Search Visa Opens on 20th November 2014

After a much awaiting decision, it is finalized now and clock has started ticking again right after the announcement made by “Immigration New Zealand Department” that – The Silver Fern Job Search category will open on 20 November 2014 at 10:00am New Zealand time. Please note that this category is very popular and places are usually taken on the opening day, and according to my knowledge and history for the category and amount of attention it has gain throughout the world, all 300 positions gets filled within 10 minutes time duration.

Since its inception in 2010, silver fern visa category was opening on last week of every April till 2013, but this this time it didn’t open in April 2014 because of the delay caused by some IT back-end improvement in the immigration system, to handle mass number of applicants coming through in short span of time window.

Silver Fern Leaf New Zealand (Photo captured in Auckland Zoo)
Silver Fern Leaf New Zealand (Photo captured in Auckland Zoo)

Its good to know that there aren’t any policy changes been made to the category. If you intend to apply, you must meet all the requirements stated by NZ Immigration on http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/work/silverfern/jobsearch.htm.

Silver Fern Job Search Visa 2014
Silver Fern Job Search Visa 2014 Opens on 20th November 2014

If you are from India, and keen to get this Visa then go through all the posts written under http://www.mytechtricks.com/category/immigration-new-zealand/silver-fern-job-search-visa

Also, go through below questionnaire to clear some of your doubts and start preparing of the next steps to fulfil your dreams.

Question 1 – Most frequently asked question to me is “Can I apply for Silver Fern Job Search Visa, if I don’t have IETLS result or NZQA Certificate”?

Yes, you can as its a worth risk to take, as you wouldn’t want to spend dollars unless your application gets selected from the 300 applicants, after your application gets selected you will have 3 months time to submit the documents. You can prepare for IELTS and get the NZQA, Police Certificate, Medical done within 2 months time.

Note: If your English level is below average or your are not certain, don’t take risk of postponing IELTS. For Silver Fern Visa you need to have 6.5 Overall band in General section.

Question 2 – “Can I apply if I have only 1.9 years of practical experience”?

It’s clearly mentioned on Requirement section for silver fern that ” you must: hold a recognised bachelor’s degree or higher qualification, or a recognised trade qualification with a minimum of two years of work experience in that trade”. So logically you can apply even with 1.9 years of experience as It will take around 3 months time before your visa gets approved and till that time have 2 years of job/practical experience. But its worth to note that higher experience in job might help candidates to obtain visa easily compare to ones with less experience.

Question 3 – How’s the IT market in New Zealand at the moment, is it worth taking risk?

IT market in the New Zealand is growing day by day and IT companies are looking for capable candidates on ongoing basis, almost all of the IT roles are in demand, but one thing to remember when you make immigration move and come to settle in some another country is, it takes time before you know the culture and understand the mind set of people. It can take around 1 to 6 months before you get the job. Sometimes candidates are able to secure the job offer even before they arrive to NZ. It all depends on your skill, confidence, and ability to fit in different circumstances.

If you have any doubt or want to share any information, mention it in the comment section below and I will try to respond your queries as and when time permits. Best Luck!

Silver Fern Visa Interview Questions and Answers

Before going through Silver Fern Visa Interview Questions and Answers, you might want to have a look at already published introductory help article on Introduction to Silver Fern Job Search Visa for New Zealand,and also we have seen How to Apply for NZQA – IQA Skill Assessment (Silver Fern Job Search Visa) and what are English Language, Medical Report and Police Certificate Requirement for Silver Fern Job Search Visa. Now lets have a look at silver fern visa interview questions and answers to few of them.

Before and During Interview:

Note: Don’t try to mug up answers, answer honestly and best up to your knowledge. Case officer can easily judge your false  statements. So be wise, polite and honest. When case officer will call you, he/she will ask you any question among following list, I have tried to cover almost all the questions asked so far in Silver Fern Visa Interviews.

Silver Fern Visa Interview Questions and Answers

Don’t speak loud and fast, speak slowly with lower pitch, so your Case Officer can understand your answers. Your talk with your case officer will not be interrogative, you just need to answer whatever your CO asks you, your CO will enter the information (by typing) you will provide in response to the questions. So just relax and prepare yourself before your interview.

Silver Fern Job Search Visa Interview Questions/Answers

  1. Your Full Name
  2. Date Of Birth
  3. What is your Surname
  4. Tell me about your family
  5. Your Father and Mother name
  6. Brothers and Sisters Details
  7. Are you married or single.? If married, they might ask – What will your parents and your wife do when you will be there? Answer: You need to answer how your dependent family will survive when you would be away. If you father/mother is doing job you can say they are earning and they can manage their expenses from their salary/pension. If you have elder/younger brother/sister who is working/earning you can say that they all are living together so there won’t be any problem.
  8. How did you come to know about silver fern?When did you apply for Job Search Visa? Answer: Just say when you heard about Silver Fern, here you can say like I wanted to migrate to New Zealand, so I was going through New Zealand immigration website and in Work related visa I found Silver Fern Job Search Visa. Once I came to know about this visa, I have gathered relevant information and pros and cons about this visa and then I have decided to apply for this visa and further I have submitted my Silver Fern Application on 29th April 2013/2014 successfully.
  9. Why did you apply for Silver Fern? Answer: Just have a look at Occupation Skill Shortage list for New Zealand and you can give reference of that by saying My occupation is in Skill shortage list there and there are better job opportunities and settlement support I can get in New Zealand, so I have opted to apply for silver fern. Also once getting Silver Fern, I am planning to apply my Residency visa, hence silver would be a stepping stone for me.
  10. Do and Don’ts of Silver Fern Job Search Visa. Answer: http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/work/silverfern/silverfernjobsearchfaqs.htm
  11. What if your Visa Expires? Answer: Simply, I will be back.
  12. Current job Location and Company Name
  13. Date Of Joining
  14. Current job Title
  15. Work Experience (Only months and years)
  16. What will be your average salary there?: Have a look at average salary guide on –  http://www.hays.net.nz/salary-guide/
  17. What kind of role would you be looking for? Answer for Que 17 and 18: You can say that you have already searched for job on http://www.trademe.co.nz/ and http://www.seek.co.nz/, based on my research and looking at current market It shouldn’t take more than 1 and half months to me start with new job. I am working as “XYZ Position” and there are plenty of job opportunities available of same kind.
  18. How long will it take you to get a job once you get there?
  19. What if you don’t get job there?
  20. What are your future plans?
  21. What are the documents you have submitted?
  22. How you are sure that you will get offer?
  23. Did you contact anyone in NZ for Job offers?
  24. What is your Plan to get job in NZ?
  25. Why New Zealand only, and not any other country? Answer: Read the information here  http://www.newzealandnow.govt.nz/ and hopefully you will get few parameters to add into your answer.
  26. Where you are going to stay? Answer: Tell the city and area name where you will go, if you don’t know anyone there just do proper research about different places and difference of living in varying area, you also should know the rent/expenses in new zealand. You can say I will be living in Wellington/Auckland/Christchurch (say any one), as none of my relative or friend there, I will find accommodation somewhere nearby using  http://trademe.co.nz/ and http://gumtree.co.nz/
  27. When will you leave once you get Visa?
  28. Have you submitted IELTS? Why you have not submitted IELTS? If IELTS report card is submitted, then date of IELTS Exam

After Interview: Once your interview will over, your CO will ask you to querying, in case you have any doubt you can discuss. Also don’t forget to ask your case officer his/her email address to contact them later.

Once your interview is over, wait for 10 working days. In my case I got my visa approved after 7 days, but few of my friends had to wait about 1 month. So don’t keep emailing/following your case officer, just wait and watch.

Hope above information will help you to attend and answer Silver Fern Interview Question Answers with ease and confidence. Best Luck!

English Language, Medical Report and Police Certificate Requirement for Silver Fern Job Search Visa

We are now aware about what is Silver Fern Job Search Visa and how and where to go for your qualification assessment, have a look at help guide for NZQA Skill Assessment in my previous post. Today we will discuss about the English language requirement, Medical certificate requirement and Police clearance certificate requirement for silver fern visa. These 3 requirements are applicable for other Visa categories like Skilled Migrant Category, Residency etc…

English Language - Medical and Police Certificate Requirement for Silver Fern Job Search Visa

English Language Requirement

NZ Immigration require people to have a reasonable standard of English to ensure they have the best opportunity to settle readily into work and life in New Zealand. Get detailed information about English language requirement visit this page – http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/Englishlanguagerequirements.htm

Note: Principal applicants under the Skilled Migrant Category meet the minimum standard of English if they provide a Test Report Form (no more than 2 years old at the time the application is lodged) from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), showing they achieved an overall band score of at least 6.5 in the IELTS General or Academic Module. Fees for IELTS in India is around INR 9500.

Notwithstanding above, an immigration officer may, on a case by case basis, consider the following as evidence of the principal applicant meeting the minimum standard of English if:
they provide evidence that their recognised qualification(s): was gained as a result of a course or courses of study in which English was the only medium of instruction
; and (if that qualification was gained in New Zealand) the qualification had a minimum completion time of at least two years and is at least a bachelor degree or it is a post-graduate qualification and the applicant has an undergraduate qualification that qualifies for points; or
they have current skilled employment in New Zealand for a period of at least 12 months that qualifies for points (see SM7).

My Opinion: For Silver Fern Job Search Visa – You don’t need to submit IELTS report in case your degree is at Level 7 and your medium of study in English, However you need to produce a letter from your college/university stating that your qualification was gained in English language only. In worst case if it is required your Case Officer will ask for it and you will be given enough time to seat for IELTS. Many of the candidates have got their Visa without IELTS. However, I have submitted my IELTS report card as it was ready with me :-)

Medical Certificate Requirement

Getting a Medical Report should be the last thing you need to worry about as it takes around 3-4 days to get report after you submit necessary details to the clinic. Visit this link to get information about Medical Certificate – http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/healthrequirementstemporary.htm
and download following files:

1) General Medical Certificate (INZ 1007) PDF at http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/NR/rdonlyres/DE431E92-0ADE-4B5F-81F9-18DF08E5B2EA/0/INZ1007.pdf
2) Chest X-ray Certificate (INZ 1096) PDF at http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/NR/rdonlyres/4F0B1B69-EDAF-4BF5-B973-566D39BF52D3/0/INZ1096.pdf

Take print out of above forms and fill it as per your understanding, keep blank when in doubt and you can ask about it to your doctor.

Where to go for Medical Report: There is a published country wise list of panel doctors for new zealand who are certified by the NZ Immigration and I recommend you to go to them for your Medical. Search for the doctor nearest you and call them about your status. In India fees for Medical Certificate with Chest X-ray is INR 3000.

Police Clearance Certificate Requirement

Applicants for visas must be of good character. You may have to supply a police certificate (or similar) as evidence of good character, depending on which category you apply under. Police certificates must be less than six months old when the application is lodged.

How to obtain a police clearance certificate, is given on this link country wise -http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/general/formsandfees/formsandguides/policecertificate/default.htm

Have a look at following sample of PVC which I have obtained in Gujarat, India.

Police Verification Certificate Sample

If you are an Indian citizen visit this page -http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/general/formsandfees/formsandguides/policecertificate/ij/india.htm , you need to apply to the Regional Passport Office of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (this document is called PCC – Police Clearance Certificate) OR the Office of the Deputy Commissioner/Superintendent of Police for the area of your residence (PVC – Police Verification Certificate). The certificate must be the original, bearing the official Ministry Seal.

– Applying and getting PCC will cost you 500Rs while applying and getting PVC doesn’t cost anything unless you pay any tip to the police ;-)

Note:

1) If you are living in Gujarat, to get PCC you must need to apply for PVC first (PVC is issued by the Office of the Deputy Commissioner/Superintendent of Police for the area of your residence, basically you need to contact your regional Police station to get information about PVC and PCC, there is one form you need to fill-up and you also need to go with one witness). Once you get your PVC you can apply for PCC at your Passport Office Seva Kendra after making an online application at -http://passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/welcomeLink

– If you are not living in Gujarat, you can directly visit your regional passport office Seva Kendra.

2) I have only submitted PVC (Police Verification Certificate) issued by my regional police commissionaire and didn’t produced PCC as submitting PVC was suffice as per above information. I didn’t face any problem in lodging my application and getting the Visa.

3) Important: Your PVC or PCC should not have any validity end date mentioned on it. If it is there, NZ Immigration will ask for another certificate without any end date.

Hope now you all are clear on the requirement of English Language, Medical Certificate and Police Clearance Certificate for Silver Fern Job Search Visa to New Zealand. Let me know your doubts, feedback in comment section below.

How to Apply for NZQA – IQA Skill Assessment (Silver Fern Job Search Visa)

In my previous article about Introduction to Silver Fern Job Search Visa, we have gone through the list of basic requirements for Silver Fern Job Search Visa and one of the Qualification requirement is to have your degree assessed in case your college or university is not in the Exemption List. If your qualifications is in the List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment, you do not require assessment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

NZQA IQA Skill Assessment

In my case my college (L.D.College of Engineering, Gujarat University) is not the part of exemption list hence my qualification (B.E in Information Technology) needed to be referred to NZQA for an International Qualification Assessment. Visit – http://www.immigration.govt.nz/opsmanual/35171.htm to see if your Qualification is in exemption list or not. If not you need to apply for International Qualification Assessment (IQA) to New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Following are the steps you need to follow to apply for Skill Assessment.

Note: Before we move ahead, I would like to brief you about PAR – Pre Assessment Result. It is an indication of whether your Qualification would be assessed positively by NZQA. The Pre-assessment Result (PAR) is a provisional and non-binding assessment. You will not send any qualifications or supporting documents to NZQA, so the Pre-Assessment Result does not guarantee the result of any future assessment made by NZQA. A Pre-assessment Result will be sent to you 20 working days after receipt of a correct and complete application and confirmation of payment.

I have not opted for Pre-Assessment as I was certain that my degree will be assessed on Level 7 by NZQA :) It saved me Pre-assessment application fee of NZ$138″. My advise to you is don’t go for PAR if you are sure that you have not studied any complicated degree courses!!

NZQA IQA Application Fees: International Qualification Assessment – standard application fee is NZ$746 and International Qualification Assessment – fast track fee is additional NZ$404, means fast track process will cost you NZ$1150. Standard application will take anything less then 35 WORKING DAYS, where as opting for fast track process will reduce this time line by two weeks, i.e 20 WORKING DAYS.

How to Apply for NZQA – IQA Skill Assessment

Step 1. Open http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/

Step 2. Navigate to Qualification & Standards >> International qualifications (i.e – for details about this assessment.

NZQA International Qualifications Assessment

Step 3. Complete the online International Qualification Assessment application form. Once completed, you will be given login details and you will be able to return to your application at any time to complete details or check progress.

QRS Online Application for IQA (NZQA)

Step 4. Click on No, we will creation an application now and enter necessary details and register your self, then Login with your credentials.

Click on Apply for an International Qualification Assessment (IQA) Application link

Apply for an International Qualification Assessment (IQA) Application

Step 5. You will require to enter details in following 9 steps and submit your application. Make sure that you pay extra NZ$41 courier charge for return of your original documents. Also if you are going to apply for Permanent residency tick the option of ‘Immigration’ apart from ‘Employment’ in the reasons why you need this IQA Report.

Now just follow the steps to complete your IQA application.

Step 1 – Personal and Contact Details
Step 2 – Qualification for Assessment
Step 3 – Secondary School Qualification
Step 4 – Vocational Training (optional)
Step 5 – Work Experience
Step 6 – Documents
Step 7 – Terms & Conditions
Step 8 – Payment and Submit Application
Step 9 – Print Cover Sheet

Step 6. After completing above process take print out of Cover Sheet and prepare your bunch of documents to be couriered to Wellington office, make sure that your are sending the documents by DHL or any other standard courier service so you can track your original documents online.

Following is the screen of Progress you will see once your documents will reach there, kindly note that the maximum time in your assessment will be taken for Allocation stage, because most of the NZQA officers are busy with loads of application they are receiving worldwide. Be patient during this stage :-)

NZQA Application Progress Notification

Step 6. Once all the  stages completed by NZQA, your original documents will be sent back to you with the outcome of your application, it is positive always and you will be given credit based on your qualification and study.


QRS Application Status

Read in depth instructions about NZQA International Qualifications Assessment from the guide.

Just FYI: I have not sent my Resume, 10th, 12th Mark sheets and School Leaving certificates to NZQA because I have applied for my degree assessment, but I would advise you to send all the documents. Make sure that All the non-original documents are certified with seal, signature and date.

So this is all about the applying for NZQA – IQA Skill Assessment (Silver Fern Job Search Visa) you can use this assessment report for your immigration purpose also. I will appreciate your comments and feedback. Do let me know in case you have any doubt in above procedure. Next we will discuss about the English Language Requirement.

Introduction to Silver Fern Job Search Visa for New Zealand

If you are dreaming of working and living in New Zealand, and you have right skills which is matching with demanding needs in NZ, there is a provision of applying for Silver Fern Job Search Visa for New Zealand. It is a very popular job search scheme, and places are usually taken on the opening day because only 300 Silver Fern Job Search visas are available each year. The 300 places are allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. The quota opens on 27 April 2010 (first time) and will be reset on 27 April every year. Silver Fern Job search visa costs $230 NZD, and its subjected to the acceptance of your online application (i.e. If your payment is not done successfully after quota opens, your application is not submitted because quota being fulfilled. So it’s no risk job – You pay for it if you get a place among lucky 300 people from all around the world)

Silver Fern Job Search Visa - Immigration NewZealand

For the year 2013-2014, quota opened on 29 April 2013 at 10:00am (New Zealand time) and was filled within a very short time. I have made payment for my application at 10:08 AM (New Zeland time). You can guess the craze, intensity and magnitude of the interested applicants from this stats.

[Validity] Duration of Silver Fern Job Search work visas

The Silver Fern Job Search visa will be valid for travel for six months from the date it is issued. Once you enter New Zealand, the Silver Fern Job Search visa will allow you to stay for nine months from the date you arrived. You will be able to travel and re-enter New Zealand during this time.

How to Apply Online for Silver Fern Job Search Visa

Applications must be made using the online application system. You will need a valid Visa or MasterCard credit card. This is the only way to pay for your online application. Manual or paper-based applications are not allowed.

Applications will only be accepted by the online system while there are places left. Once the quota is full, the system will not accept applications or process payments. If an application is declined, withdrawn or cancelled, the place will go back into the quota. So there is not any risk of losing money, but its a sheer luck game.

If your application is accepted you will be advised by email and asked to send in further documentation to the appropriate receiving office within three months.

If the documentation is not received within three months, the branch may determine your application without it. No further Silver Fern Job Search work visa applications can be submitted online at this time.

Basic Requirements for Silver Fern Job Search Visa

  1. Be aged between 20 and 35 years of age (inclusive)
  2. Be outside New Zealand during application process
  3. Hold a recognized bachelors degree, higher qualification, or a recognized trade qualification with a minimum of two years of work experience in that trade
  4. Meet the English language requirements set out for principal applicants under the Skilled Migrant Category (IELTS level 6.5). Principal applicants under the Skilled Migrant Category meet the minimum standard of English if they provide a Test Report Form (no more than 2 years old at the time the application is lodged) from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), showing they achieved an overall band score of at least 6.5 in the IELTS General or Academic Module. [OR] Also an immigration officer may, on a case by case basis, consider the following as evidence of the principal applicant meeting the minimum standard of English if: they provide evidence that their recognised qualification(s): was gained as a result of a course or courses of study in which English was the only medium of instruction – Read more http://www.immigration.govt.nz/opsmanual/41495.htm
  5. Have a minimum of NZ$4,200 available funds to meet your living costs while you are in New Zealand. You need to keep this much balance from the date you have produced a bank statement and It should remain intact till you land in New Zealand.
  6. Not have been previously granted a Silver Fern Job Search visa.
  7. Qualifications requirements (see below)

The Silver Fern Job Search visa is for highly skilled people with recognized qualifications. You will need to provide a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) assessment (either an International Qualification Assessment or a Qualifications Assessment Report) of your qualification, unless one of the following applies.

If your qualification is required for employment where occupational registration is required in New Zealand, you must show that you hold, or can obtain, full or provisional registration for that occupation in New Zealand.

Important note: The demand for Silver Fern Job Search visas is exceptionally high. 300 places are available on an annual basis. There are currently no places available under this year’s quota. If you have missed out on a place this year, you can try again next year. But please note that you will not be guaranteed a place, and that places are taken on a first in first served basis.
Every information about Silver Fern Job Search Visa is available at – http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/work/silverfern/jobsearch.htm

Stay tuned for more articles on Silver Fern Job Search Visa. Kindly share your comments/doubts/suggestions in comment section below.

How to Remove Credit Card Details From iPhone 4 [Delete Visa/MasterCard Details]

If you are purchasing apps from your iPhone or iPad, you must be using your Visa or MasterCard details on Apple Store . It is always advisable to remove your credit card information once you have purchased applications you want. Don’t forget that you have supplied your payment information in your iPhone/iPad which can be reveal to someone who knows your Apple ID/Password. Keep reading this article to delete your billing information from your Apple store.

Following is a step by step guide to remove your debit/credit card (payment information) details from your iPhone or iPad with Apple Store.

How to Remove Credit Card Details From Apple Store

Step 1) Go to Settings >> iTunes & App Stores

Click iTunes and App Stores

Step 2) Click on Apple ID:

Click Apple ID

Step 3) Click on View Apple ID

Click View Apple ID

Step 4) Enter your Apple App Store Password which is connected with the given Apple ID, and Click OK

Enter Password and Click OK

Step 5) Click on Payment Information

Click Payment Information

Step 6) Select the option as “None” and click on Done button. That is it! You have successfully removed your payment information/billing information from your iPhone/iPad and App store. Same is app

Click on None and then Done to remove Credit Card Details

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[iPhone + iPad] to Computer Photo Transfer without iTunes

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Taking every piece of your photography works into account, PhotoTrans cares every single picture and even the whole photo library on your iOS devices, including the captured snapshots in camera roll, the photo stream bound to iCloud and other pictures imported from iTunes library.

PhotoTrans has an array of features that help you to transfer iPhone iPad iPod touch photos to & from computer, organize albums without iTunes and enjoy the wonderful pictures in a slideshow.

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[iPhone + iPad] to Computer Photo Transfer without iTunes

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Transfer photos to idevices for viewing on the move or using iPad as digital frame. Add photos from any PC, No iTunes sync or erasing pictures.

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Support auto-play and manual photo slideshow that allows you to slide photos one at a time, watch them on a computer with the full size.

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Steps to Remove Contact from Linkedin Account

Linkedin is a professional network used by almost 90% of the professionals in the world, because of worldwide acceptance of the application – getting unknown contact requests ratio is increasing day by day. It’s vital to know how you can remove unwanted connections (contacts) from your Linkedin Contact Account book. In this article you will see the Steps to Remove Contact from Linkedin Account.

Steps to Remove Contact from Linkedin Account

Step 1. Click Contacts at the top of your home page.

Click on Network Contacts

Step 2: Click the Remove Connections link in the upper right of the Connections page.

Click Remove Connections Link

Step 3: Check the boxes next to the people you want to remove.

Select the contact you like to remove from your connections

Step 4:Click on Remove Connections button, Click on Yes, remove them button on confirm your request dialog.

Remove Contact from the Connections

Step 5:Wait till the time Linkedin removing connections!

Linkedin Removing Connections

You will get a success message when all your intended contacts will be removed.

Connections will not be notified that they have been removed from your connections list. Only the member that breaks the connection can re-initiate that connection. They will be added to your list of contacts in case you want to re-invite them later.

Hope this help!

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