Queenstown Lakes District occupation exemption list
Find out if your low-skilled Queenstown position needs to be listed with Work and Income
Essential Skills visa applications
Employers with low-skilled vacancies must contact Work and Income before considering supporting a work visa. If the vacancy is in Queenstown, check the occupation exemption list below.
If the position isn’t listed, you need to contact our Employer Line (0800 778 008) to list the vacancy, and advertise the position. If we can't find anyone suitable to fill your vacancy, we'll provide you with a Skills Match Report which you can use if you decide to support a work visa application.
If the position is on the list below, you don't need to list the vacancy with us, but you will need to advertise the vacancy through the normal channels.
For more information, see the Queenstown Employer Guide, on the Immigration website: