No making application from within New Zealand is not mandatory.
New Zealand Spouse Visa enables you to make your home together in the kiwi country.
There are New Zealand immigration branches in almost countries, and applications can be mailed to or dropped off at any of the appropriate locations.
However, if you are currently residing in New Zealand, you may apply for a partner or marriage visa from within the country (i.e., the country of your origin).
These are the general guidelines and procedure for New Zealand Partner Visa. To get a detailed view in this regard, we suggest you to contact our panel of experts and avail a FREE first consultation over phone.
You can also fill our FREE Assessment Form.