You are eligible for a Post-study work visa for 1, 2 or 3 years depending on your qualifications, where you studied and if you are working towards occupational registration.
Conditions to be acceptable;
Student who have come in for education in the ESOL course are not acceptable for a PSW.
The length of your Post-study work visa depends on where you studied for your acceptable qualification and what it was.
If you have a Level 7 Bachelor’s degree or higher, you can apply for a Post-study work visa for 3 years.
If you have a Level 7 Graduate Diploma, you can apply for a Post-study work visa for 1 year. You can apply to work for 1 more year if you are working towards occupational registration with a registration body included in a list of acceptable registration authorities. For example, teachers need 2 years’ work experience before they can get a full practising certificate.
If you have another Level 7 qualification, you can apply for a Post-study work visa for 1 year.
If you have an acceptable qualification that you completed somewhere else in New Zealand before 31 December 2021, then you can apply for a Post-study work visa for 2 or 3 years. If you complete your qualification after 31 December 2021, the length of your visa will be the same as for people who studied in Auckland.
If you have a Level 7 Bachelor’s degree or higher, you can apply for a Post-study work visa to work in New Zealand for 3 years.
If you complete a Graduate Diploma or another Level 7 qualification:
Source: Immigration New Zealand Website
This information is only a reference/general guideline and any detailed query must be made to Immigration New Zealand or refer to [https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/] website.