Overview of the INZ 1140 Form

The INZ 1140 form is designed for employers seeking to be recognised under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme, which allows them to recruit overseas workers for seasonal work in the horticulture and viticulture industries in New Zealand. Completing this form is essential for obtaining the status necessary to hire seasonal workers from abroad.

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Publisher: Immigration New Zealand

Last Updated: March, 2023

Related Resources:

  • RSE Status Guide (INZ 1141)
  • Recognised Seasonal Employer Work Visa
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Who Should Use This Form?

This form is intended for:

  • Employers in the horticulture and viticulture sectors seeking to recruit foreign seasonal workers.
  • Companies looking to renew their Recognised Seasonal Employer Status.
  • Employers needing to update their RSE status details.

Application Checklist

  • Ensure you submit all the required information as summarized in the ‘Application checklist’ in the Recognised Seasonal Employer Status Application.
  • Failure to provide all requested information may result in your application being returned.

How to Fill the INZ 1140 Form

  • Eligibility Criteria: Confirm your eligibility under the RSE scheme’s specific provisions.
  • Business and Employment Details: Provide details about your business operations and the type of seasonal workers needed.
  • Financial and Compliance Information: Accurate financial details are required, along with evidence of compliance with New Zealand labor laws.
  • Health and Safety Plans: Detail your health and safety plans for protecting seasonal workers.
  • Supporting Documents: Collect and submit all documents as listed in the application checklist. These documents verify your business operations and compliance with RSE requirements.
  • Review Your Application: Double-check all entries and documents before submission to avoid any delays or rejection of your application.

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