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BUNAC will provide you with the necessary visa forms and guidelines to help you complete them. All documents are checked by BUNAC before the visa application is submitted and we’ll be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Working Holiday Visa

This is the most popular choice for the first time visitor. You can apply for a 12 month visa (although you can stay for a shorter time if you wish). The visa is available to those between 18 and 30 years old. Perfect for working and travelling around New Zealand.

IEP Work Exchange Visa

This visa is exclusive to BUNAC and allows anyone between 18 and 35 years old to work in New Zealand for up to 12 months. You can apply to this visa even if you’ve previously had the standard Working Holiday Visa to get an extra year! A BUNAC exclusive, the IEP is a program visa, and as such is only available as part of BUNAC's Work New Zealand program. It is not possible to purchase this visa separately.    

We have now sold out of 2017 IEP visas. If you still want to travel this year, please email to join our 2017 Waiting List.

Check the visa table below for more info.

Working Holiday Visa: £158

A bespoke visa for British and Irish passport holders allowing you to work and travel your way around New Zealand

  • Work and Travel for up to 12 months with the opportunity to extend to 23 months
  • Work in any job for multiple employers but you cannot stay with one employer any longer than 12 months
  • To be eligible for this visa you must be 18-30 
  • You must have access to $4200 NZD at the point of arriving in New Zealand. 

IEP Exchange Visa: £600

The IEP Exchange Visa is a visa for British and Irish passport holders and brought to you exclusively by BUNAC

  • To be eligible for this visa you must be between 18-35
  • Those who have already used a working holiday visa can head back to New Zealand for up to 12 months
  • To activate this visa you must be apart of the BUNAC Work New Zealand Essentials Programme
  • Must have access to $4200NZD at the point of applying for the IEP Visa from the UK.  

Don't want to travel alone?

Join one of our Group Flights to travel with other BUNACers and enjoy a 3 day stopover in Hong Kong.

  • June 15th 2017 - book by 9th May 2017
  • September 14th 2017 - book by 8th August 2017

Group Flights are very popular and seats can fill up to 4 months prior to departure. Call us on 0333 999 7516 to check availability.