Overview of the INZ 1170 Form

The INZ 1170 Parent Retirement Category Residence Application form is designed for parents of New Zealand citizens or residents, providing a pathway to residence in New Zealand. This application allows parents to join their families in New Zealand under the premise of retirement provisions. Accurate completion of this form is essential for a successful application.

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Publisher: Immigration New Zealand

Last Updated: July 2021

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Who Should Use This Form?

This form is intended for:

  • Parents of New Zealand citizens or residents who wish to apply for residence under the Parent Retirement Category.
  • Individuals who can meet the income and investment thresholds required for this category.

Application Checklist

  • Ensure you submit all required information as summarized in the ‘Application checklist’ in the Parent Retirement Category Residence Application.
  • Failure to provide all requested information may result in your application being returned.

How to Fill the INZ 1170 Form

  • Eligibility Criteria: Confirm your eligibility under the Parent Retirement Category’s specific provisions.
  • Investment Details: Provide proof of your investment capabilities and your plan to maintain them during your stay.
  • Personal Details: Accurate personal details and evidence of your relationship with your New Zealand resident child are required.
  • Health and Character Certifications: Complete all required sections regarding your health and character. Any issues could affect the outcome of your application.
  • Supporting Documents: Collect and submit all documents as listed in the application checklist. These documents validate your familial connections and financial readiness.
  • Review Your Application: Double-check all entries and documents before submission to avoid any delays or rejection of your application.

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