About us

Who we are

Kiwi Fern Immigration Services provides migration solutions to prospective kiwis. The company was incorporated in 2014 and we are proud to have helped over 50 clients in the past 2 years.

We work to ease your migration to New Zealand and offer support services to prospective students, professionals and migrants looking to settle in New Zealand. Our team comprises of licensed immigration advisers and trained student agent.

Aparna Prakash - Managing Director

Aparna Prakash is the Managing Director and Licensed Immigration Adviser of Kiwi Fern Immigration Services (License No: 201400870 granted by Immigration Advisers Authority).

She has over ten years of experience in assisting people with employment and immigration in New Zealand. Her strength is in finding the best qualities in people and the application of those to the needs of New Zealand jobs market.

She has been a secondary school teacher for thirty years, and has gathered a strong understanding of the capabilities the New Zealand education system has to offer for prospective students.

As a licensed immigration adviser she has a sound knowledge of New Zealand immigration law and is best suited to provide accurate immigration advice based on your situation and facilitate your visa application process to ease your transition to New Zealand.

Rattan Prakash - Director

Rattan Prakash is a Director and Licensed Immigration Adviser of Kiwi Fern Immigration Services (License No: 201600623 granted by Immigration Advisers Authority).

He has over 30 years of work experience in New Zealand and Fiji and has technical, managerial and human relations skills with various organizations.

As a licensed immigration adviser, he has sound knowledge of New Zealand, local communities and immigration law which helps him consult overseas clients and in guiding them in transitioning successfully to New Zealand as a student and professional.

Our Services

Visitor Visa Assistance

A Visitor visa allows you to stay in New Zealand for a period of up to 9 months.

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Student Visa Assistance

We are happy to guide you through the courses/programs available in New Zealand along with the pre requisites and visa requirements.

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Work Visa Assistance

Partners of New Zealand citizens or resident class holders may be granted a work visa provided that they comply with the minimum requirements of recognition of partnerships.

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Job Search Assistance

Looking for a job from overseas in New Zealand is a difficult and challenging task as most of the jobs advertised require you to have a valid visa to be employed in New Zealand such as a Work Visa or Residence Visa.

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Residence Visa – Offshore

A person who is interested in applying for a skilled migrant category must first qualify for points for the expression of interest. Our recommendation is that EOI’s with a total of 160 points or more stand a better chance of gaining residence while still being offshore.

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Residence Visa – Onshore

If you are in New Zealand and have been working, you may qualify for a residence visa depending on the type of job, location of the job, number of years on the job, qualifications and age.

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Section 61

You are able to request a visa under Section 61, if you are unlawfully in New Zealand and to who a deportation order is not in force.

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