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Communtity Law Manual | Immigration | Deportation of Residence Class Visa holders

Residence Class Visas: Living in New Zealand permanently

Deportation of Residence Class Visa holders

As a Residence Class Visa holder, you can only be deported for the specific reasons set out in the Immigration Act, such as committing crimes or breaching the conditions of your visa, see “Residence Class Visa holders: Being deported for wrongdoing or other reasons” in the section “Deportation: Being made to leave New Zealand”.

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