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Immigration and eligibility for services

Updated: 01 July 2013

This document outlines the procedures in respect of the role played in intercountry adoption by Immigration New Zealand of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Specific information on the immigration steps for each country can be found in the relevant sending country section.