Bummer

Darn, we just got the¬†assessment back from the New Zealand authorities and John’s qualifications are too high and therefore we do not have enough points to qualify for a visa unless he has a job offer. Funny how you can be overqualificed for a working Visa!

Not quite sure yet how this affects our plans. I guess we will have the same plan but apply for the Visa in New Zealand if John can get a job. It does mean a longer stay in New Zealand without an income coming in. Which is a bit of a worry.

Luckily we have some time to mull it over as we won’t be leaving for a little while as I have just accepted an 8 month contract for work. Although I am a bit afraid we will always find excuses to postpone the trip and we need to make sure it happens. At the same time we are not in a rush, our youngest has only just turned two and travelling will probably (hopefully!) be a bit easier when he is a bit older.

Although with this weather outside (in the UK), it is very tempting to just book our flight and go to warmer climates tomorrow.

This entry was posted in Preparations. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *