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    Just had an email from NZIS .... and it looks as thought their new rule change means I didn't have to get my degree assessed.

    If only they'd made ALL the details known sooner as it's too late now! ?250 for nowt! Am spitting feathers

    Dear Applicant,
    Due to recent changes in the skilled migrant policy your Invitation to Apply may have been affected.
    If you claimed bonus points for your qualification and work experience being in an area of absolute skills shortage then you would have been asked to supply an assessment from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority ("NZQA") assessing your qualification at Level 7 or higher with a major in computer science, information science or information technology.
    Due to these recent changes it some cases it is no longer necessary to obtain this NZQA assessment.
    If your qualification meets the following requirements then you may be able to submit your application without the NZQA assessment:
    A) Your qualification is on the List of Recognised Qualifications; and
    B) Your full academic transcript clearly shows that your MAJOR was one of the subjects listed above.
    The List of Recognised Qualifications can be viewed on our website:
    http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migra...killedmigrant/
    If you are unsure as to whether you meet these requirements please email your full academic transcripts along with your EOI reference number and we will advise you accordingly.
    Kind regards,
    Skilled Migrant Team
    London Branch
    EOI Submitted 8th July 2007, 140 points no job offer.
    EOI Selected 18th July 2007
    ITA pack received 12th Oct 2007
    Completed ITA posted to NZIS 26th November 2007
    Case Officer assigned approx 22nd Feb 2008
    Immigration interview 7th May 2008
    PR AIP 10th May 2008
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    NOW they tell you. Grrrr.
    If men had wings and bore black feathers, few of them would be clever enough to be crows.
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    Hello Zummerzet,
    Can you please see my situation below and tell me if you foresee any problem:

    This is my situation..Hopefully someone can throw some light on it :

    1. My qualification is NOT in Information Technology/Computer Science.

    2. But I have been working in Information Technology (Computer Programming) for last more than 8 years.

    3. And Computer Programmers are in the list of Long Term Shortage as well as Absolute skill shortage.

    4. I am claiming points for recognized qualification only (50 points) , not for qualification being in area of absolute skill shortage.

    5. I am claiming points for recognized work experience.

    Thanks...

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    Do you have a degree?

    I have a similar problem, in that my degree is in electronics, and thus can't be a software engineer according to NZIS.

    However, it IS related and I have claimed points for an electronic degree being on the qualification long term shortage list AND experience as a softie.

    I know a few people without degrees or degrees completely unrelated (ie. business) have had their point stripped.

    A bit sneaky, but I contacted a couple of emigration agencies, and picked their brains on the pretence that I was going to use them to submit our EOI ...

    Sorry I can't be of any more help, and wish you all the luck,

    Lou
    EOI Submitted 8th July 2007, 140 points no job offer.
    EOI Selected 18th July 2007
    ITA pack received 12th Oct 2007
    Completed ITA posted to NZIS 26th November 2007
    Case Officer assigned approx 22nd Feb 2008
    Immigration interview 7th May 2008
    PR AIP 10th May 2008
    Arrived in NZ, August 13th

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