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dependent work visa eligibility if primary applicant has IELTS score 5.5

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  • Preferred qualification: Undergraduate | Preferred study destination: New Zealand

My wife is applying for Study visa for a Level 5 course with IELTS 5.5 score. Will i get dependent work visa. If so, what are the requirements. 

She has worked in small companies from 2006, after completion of her graduation, till may 2016. she left her job and prepared for IELTS. 

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Dear Venkat


Thank you for your email.

According to NZ visa rules and regulations, you will not be allowed to file your dependant visa application on her Level 5 course. 

Please look for alternative country option. In case you require help, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best Regards

Neha Jain

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Hi Neha,


Could yo uplease let me know what is the minimum level course that I will be eligible to get work visa.




Dear Venkat

Thank you for your reply.

The course level should be Graduate Diploma Level 7 or PG Diploma Level 8 or MS/ PHD programs.

Please do let me know if you have any queries. You can mail on

Best Regards

Neha Jain

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I will be moving to USA on h4 dependent visa. Someone told me if i take an ielts test and score good in it, I can work in US.

However as per my knowledge people on dependent visa's are not allowed to work in US

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