Partners and children of workers employed in critical health services are now eligible to request an exemption to travel to New Zealand. To be eligible for this exemption:
- You must be outside of New Zealand and wishing to travel to New Zealand
- You must be the partner or dependent child of a work visa holder in New Zealand
- The work visa holder must have a visa which specifies they must work in a critical health service
Critical health services include caregivers along with registered health practitioners, ambulance workers and others.