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INZ conducted its latest EOI Draw on May 17, 2023 and invited 325 applicants with 180 & above score

Immigration New Zealand  (INZ) issued 325 ITA’s, on 180 and above score, under its latest NZ EOI Draw for Skilled Migrant Category (SMC). Please find SMC EOI Draw Selection below

New Zealand Issued 325ITA for New Zealand PR under its 134 Draw.





May 17, 2023







With Job offer

Without job offer

















Still, 349 EOIs are in the pool after this selection. Now please Nationality composition of Expressions of Interest 

Nationality Percentage

South Africa 20%

India 14%

China 11%

Philippines 7%

Sri Lanka 6%

Great Britain 5%

USA 5%

Fiji 5%

Pakistan 2%

Zimbabwe 2%

Other 23%

Total 100%

What is the cut-off for New Zealand PR in 2023?

As the latest cut-off for New Zealand PR in 2023,  was a 180 and above score,  the latest New Zealand EOI draw took place on May 17, 2023, under its skilled migration category and invited 325 Candidates from New Zealand EOI pool.

Please note The cut-off scores for New Zealand PR  in 2023 can vary depending on various factors, such as the demand of INZ labor market demand, the number of applicants in the EOI pool, and the specific requirements set by Immigration New Zealand (INZ).

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What is the EOI draw in New Zealand?

In the context of New Zealand's immigration system, an EOI draw refers to the selection process conducted by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) for the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) and other immigration programs. EOI stands for Expression of Interest.

The EOI draw is a periodic selection process where INZ assesses and invites eligible candidates to apply for New Zealand residency. Here's a general overview of how it works:

What is the minimum EOI score?

The minimum EOI score for New Zealand's Skilled Migrant Category may vary over time and is subject to change. The minimum score is determined by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) based on various factors, such as the number of available places, the specific immigration policies, and the current demand for skilled workers in New Zealand.

The points-based system used for calculating EOI scores awards points based on factors such as age, qualifications, work experience, job offer, and other criteria. Typically, higher scores indicate a stronger chance of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for New Zealand residency.

How often NZ EOI Draw take place

The NZ EOI pool is drawn regularly, usually every two weeks, to invite the highest-scoring applicants to apply for residency. The number of applicants selected in each draw can vary, depending on the number of available places and the demand for skilled workers in different occupations.

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