Summary of Terms

Immigration Adviser

A person who provides immigration advice.


Immigration advice is:

Using, or purporting to use, knowledge of or experience in immigration to advise, direct, assist or represent another person in regard to an immigration matter relating to New Zealand, whether directly or indirectly and whether or not for gain or reward.


Immigration advice is not:

Providing information that is publicly available or that is prepared or made available by the Department of Labour.


Directing a person to the Minister of the Department of Labour or an immigration officer, a refugee and protection officer, or a list of licensed immigration advisers.


Carrying out clerical work, translation or interpreting services, or settlement services.