Au pair visa for New Zealand: Best times to apply!

When is the best time to search for an au pair for New Zealand or to start searching for a host family in New Zealand? We have collected deadlines and available places to apply for the Working Holiday Maker visa for New Zealand.

New visa for au pairs in New Zealand

The table below shows information for different nationals who can apply for the Working Holiday visa for New Zealand, when the quota will open in 2016 and how many visas are available. Please note that as soon as a new programme starts, the visa quota might be allocated within a few hours on a "first come, first served" basis. Should you have any further questions concerning the au pair programme in New Zealand, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Country Start date Available places
Argentina 21 September 2016 1000
Austria 4 May 2016 100
Belgium throughout the whole year unlimited
Brazil 31 August 2016 300
Canada throughout the whole year unlimited
Chile 12 October 2016 940
China 23 May 2016 100
Croatia 17 August 2016 100
Czech Republic 2 March 2016 1200
Denmark throughout the whole year unlimited
Estonia 30 March 2016 100
Finland throughout the whole year unlimited
France throughout the whole year unlimited
Germany throughout the whole year unlimited
Hong Kong 5 April 2016 400
Hungary 20 April 2016 100
Ireland throughout the whole year unlimited
Israel 15 November 2016 200
Italy throughout the whole year unlimited
Japan throughout the whole year unlimited
Latvia 24 February 2016 100
Malaysia 20 January 2016 1150
Malta July 2016 50
Mexico 22 March 2016 200
Netherlands throughout the whole year unlimited
Norway throughout the whole year unlimited
Peru August 2016 100
Philippines 5 February 2016 100
Poland 17 February 2016 100
Singapore 7 November 2016 200
Slovakia 27 April 2016 100
Slovenia 12 April 2016 100
South Korea 11 May 2016 3000
Spain 13 May 2016 200
Sweden throughout the whole year unlimited
Taiwan 29 June 2016 600
Thailand 19 July 2016 100
Turkey July 2016 100
United Kingdom throughout the whole year unlimited
United States of America throughout the whole year unlimited
Uruguay 26 October 2016 200
Vietnam 1 August 2016 100
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