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New Zealand Invites Skilled Candidates In EOI Draw On 19th February 2020

The most recent New Zealand EOI (Expression of Interest) draw held on February 19, 2020 under which applicants from skilled migrant category are invited to apply and issued around 810 EOIs in order to apply for New Zealand permanent residence.

In this New Zealand invitation round, skilled candidates with at least 160 immigration points or more points are eligible to apply, representing a total of 1,818 people will now undergo a preliminary verification to determine if an invitation will be issued to apply for New Zealand Permanent residency. There are overall 644 Expression of Interest (EOIs) remain in the pool after the Selection by New Zealand immigration.

The table given below is the make-up of the selection of this EOIs draw



With Job Offer

Without Job Offer


Immigration Points 160 or above















According to table as shown above, there are total number of 810 EOIs that were being issued and out of these, 744 were from With Job Offer Type while the remaining 66 from Without Job offer type. If we consider With Job offer category, the maximum 710 EOIs were given to Onshore category while the leftover 34 EOIs has allotted to Offshore.

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Under Without Job offer Category, higher 65 EOIs were given to Offshore category and the rest one EOI for Onshore category. Apart from this, Indian has received a large number of EOI invites with 34% followed by Philippines with 13% EOI and China is at third place with 12% EOIs invites.

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