As specialist immigration lawyers,

we are committed to achieving the goals of migrant individuals and families, and ensuring the success of New Zealand based employers and businesses.

Whether you are looking to migrate to New Zealand, are already in New Zealand and seeking advice on your options for staying here, or need assistance to resolve a particular immigration issue, our highly experienced team is here to help.

Our team thrives on opportunities. We pride ourselves on giving honest advice on the available options, comprehensive and high-quality representation at a competitive price, and a level of communication second to none.

Put simply; our approach is all needs, every support, any challenge, no problem. 

Proven Track Record

At Saunders & Co Immigration we pride ourselves on our results.

We have built up an impressive track record of successfully managing the move to New Zealand for many individuals and families and of navigating the grant of temporary visas, residency and citizenship to employees, business persons, investors and family. We advise and collaborate with New Zealand businesses across all industries to facilitate their labour needs.


This means that regardless of how unique or complicated your situation is, you should be talking to us about your options and getting the right advice for you. We deliver quality results at competitive rates and are available when you need us.

Individuals and Families

We can assist you with obtaining a Visitor Visa; Student Visa; Work Visa; Residency…

Businesses and Employers

We can provide an employer risk assessment via a compliance audit; assist you with obtaining employer accreditation…

The Saunders & Co Advantage

When you choose Saunders & Co Immigration to assist you, you are getting more than just expert immigration advice. Whether you are just making the move now, or have been here for years, from individuals to employers, we can provide a full wrap of all the legal services you require to ensure your success. Saunders & Co Immigration is part of the well established law firm Saunders & Co, with over 90 staff and partners covering all areas of law.

Articles and Legal News

8 March 2024

New assessment process for overseas nurses seeking to work in New Zealand

The Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) has overhauled its competence assessment process for internationally qualified nurses, effective from 4 December 2023.

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27 September 2023

Changes to certain workforce and immigration pathways

On 23 September 2023, INZ announced various updates to certain immigration policies including a further expansion to the occupations on both the Green List and the Construction and Infrastructure Sector list, an increase to the median wage, a drastic increase…

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16 August 2023

Changes to Accredited Employer Work Visa Category and Skilled Residence Pathways

Return of the Five-Year Work Visa but with a Catch   INZ has announced a significant change to the Accredited Employer work visa (AEWV) category, with the introduction of a ‘maximum continuous stay’ dependent on the role for which the visa is…

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22 June 2023

Government announces revamped Skilled Migrant residence policy

Today INZ announced the outcome of the review into the Skilled Migrant Category residence pathway, as well as resulting changes to the Accredited Employer work visa policy.

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