Select an IDP Office
Based on your qualifications, work
experience, course eligibility, and budget, our counsellors will
help you take the right decision. If you have not taken the
mandatory IELTS test, you need to register for the test at IDP,
prior to lodging your application.
The entire visa procedure will be explained
to students in detail. Each individual will be assessed for
eligibility for student visa.
Successful applications will receive a
Letter of Offer from the institution via IDP. These letters can be
either conditional or unconditional.
Approximate processing time for Steps 1 - 3 from the date of
Once you have submitted your application,
you will receive an email to confirm receipt of your application.
If accepted, you will then be sent an Offer of Place. If you wish
to accept the Offer you must sign and date the Acceptance of Offer
Form and return it to IDP as well as pay all fees as stated on the
As an international student in New Zealand
you must have appropriate medical and travel insurance. This must
cover your time studying in, and travelling to and from New
Overseas students need a visa to study full
time in New Zealand. IDP will provide you with the visa application
form and a check list of documents that you need to submit.
If it is your first semester study, you will
be issued a visa based on the fees you have paid.
You will be required to provide a medical
and x-ray certificate when you apply for a student visa to come to
New Zealand for the first time. A medical and x-ray certificate is
usually required every 24 months. However, Immigration New Zealand
may request it from you at any point.
On receiving your visa approvals, buy your
air tickets and be prepared with necessary foreign exchange. Once
you provide your flight details to the IDP counsellor, we will
assist you with information on various available on-campus and
You will attend the IDP orientation with
detailed aspects of life and studies in New Zealand. It is a great
opportunity to meet alumni, current students and future