Skilled Migrant Category - Expression of Interest Selection on 14th January 2009

January 15, 2009

The following EOIs were selected from the pool for validation on 14 January 2009: 653 EOIs were selected that had a points total of 140 or above:
556 with job offer
97 without job offer

125 EOIs were selected that had a points total of 100 or more but less than 140, and included points for offers of skilled employment or current skilled employment in New Zealand. (A total of 778 EOIs were therefore selected) Conclusion: Only 12% of applicants managed to achieve the selection point without a job offer. Thus, 88% of ordinary applicants needed a job offer to qualify. Clearly, getting a job is of paramount importance to your application, which is where our Jobsearch Programme is best placed to help. The next selection will take place on Wednesday 28th January 2009.