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I want to know how I can get citizenship in New Zealand?

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I want to know how I can get citizenship in New Zealand?
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 20 days ago.
Hi
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 20 days ago.
I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read your question
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 20 days ago.
The first step is to get permanent residency and after 5 years living in New Zealand you can apply for citizenship. You must be of good character and have a clear police record and show a commitment.
Customer: replied 20 days ago.
how I can get permanent residency?
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 20 days ago.
That is the difficult part. You would need to start with a work visa and at present the borders are closed so there are none being granted. When the borders open, possibly next year, you would need to get a job offer and apply. If you are very wealthy there are investor visas too