Whether you’re a business looking to use offshore recruitment or are looking to obtain work visas for yourself or a loved one our immigration lawyers are here to help.

Immigration advice for individuals and families looking for work visa help, residency, and citizenship

We understand that the New Zealand immigration process can be daunting, and take an emotional toll. We are here to help make the process as smooth as possible for you. No matter what reason you have to move to New Zealand we can help. From advising you on the type of visas you will need to helping out with all the paperwork involved.

We can assist businesses with employer accreditation and offshore recruitment

Are you looking to recruit overseas workers? Our lawyers can help. From navigating the process of becoming an Accredited Employer to overseas visas such as Recognised Seasonal Employer. We have worked with businesses all over the Southland and Otago region on their immigration needs.

Our immigration lawyers can help with

  • Residency
  • Work visas
  • Employer accreditation
  • Citizenship – Offshore recruitment
  • Essential Skills Visa applications
  • skilled migrant visa
  • ensuring you are compliant with immigration law

We understand New Zealand’s immigration system, and can provide expert legal advice for immigrants, visa applicants, businesses and those wanting to become citizens. Contact one of our offices to see how we can help.


“ Would highly recommend AWS Legal Immigration Services and Chantal Ryan. Chantal made it very easy for us to apply. She walked us through the whole process with great attention to detail and would highly recommend her services.” Simon & Gina – Arrowtown

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