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Pacific Quota Ballot Today

MEDIA release
6 june 2014
Pacific Quota Ballot Today

The New Zealand Immigration Samoa and Pacific Access Category quotas have been drawn by ballot today.

Eleven hundred places are available under the Samoan Quota for Samoan nationals. Another 400 places are available under the Pacific Access Category for nationals from Tonga (250), Tuvalu (75) and Kiribati (75).

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Assistant General Manager NZ / Pacific, Geoff Scott, says around 10,700 registration applications were received this year under the Samoan and Pacific Access Category quotas.

INZ will only contact those who are successful in the ballot draws and only successful numbers will be listed.

The ballot results will be announced on 16 June.

Those successful from the ballot will have until Friday 6 March 2015 to complete and lodge their formal residence visa applications.

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