Selection and Enrolment Procedure

  • You will need to approach the College or one of our registered agents and will be given detailed information about the programme, entry criteria, subject options, facilities, the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice, and fees. This information is provided by means of our handbook or internet website. 

  • You read the conditions of acceptance and sign the enrolment form. You must supply full information including start date of course, contact details and emergency contact details. 

  • You will be sent a conditional letter of offer for the programme. On this offer it is clearly stated what documents (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL certificate, academic record) need to be supplied in order for the final (unconditional) letter of offer to be issued.  

  • You forward the required documents to the College. Only originals or certified copies will be accepted. Once the documents have been sighted and verified by the principal, the letter of offer is issued. A invoice of course fees will also be sent.   

  • You pay the fees in full and a receipt will be issued.

  • (International students only)Once you have received the offer, invoice and receipt for your selected programme, you should then send these documents together with any other required documents to the Immigration to apply for your student visa.

  • Your course will commence on the start date according to your offer. (For international students, course commencement is conditional on receiving the relevant visa). You will be required to complete an assessment on arrival at Business College to ensure that your study plan and career intentions match the course being offered. For English programme, you will be required to complete an entry test to assess your English level.

Notes: For offer of a place that is subject to English Language proficiency, you must show evidence of achieving the appropriate level of English for the course you are enrolling on which can be from either of the following tests: IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5, or a TOEFL score of 500.

The enrolment form contains various clauses, which must be agreed to prior to your enrolment being finalised. One of the conditions is that you agree to notify the college of your current details, address, accommodation type and immigration status at all times – should you fail to do so your enrolment may be cancelled.


Click to download Enrolment Form 2021.

Code Document Check

Upon enrolment all documentation pertaining to enrolment with be checked, photocopied and sighted as an original:

  • Offer of place

  • Enrolment form signed

  • Tuition agreement signed

  • Correct level of English for the programme, see entry criteria

  • Study visa, dates to be tracked via excel spread sheet

  • Health and Travel insurance for the duration of the programme

  • Academic records

  • Current contact details, residential address, type of accommodation

  • Course Information

Student Visa Checklist

Depending on your personal circumstance, the following original documents may be required in order for your visa application to be accepted and decided (please refer to the Immigration NZ website for the latest requirements):


  • Your valid passport


  • A fully completed and signed application form with one passport sized photograph that is to be included in the application.


  • Evidence of the Financial Undertaking (or Living Expenses)


  • An offer of a place at a New Zealand training or educational establishment. This will be supplied by Business College.


  • Evidence that the course fees have been paid up to a specified date. This will be supplied by Business College after course fees have been received in New Zealand.


  • A written guarantee of accommodation for you here in New Zealand.


An Immigration Officer may request an applicant to present further documents and/or attend an interview. Please allow 25 working days for your application to be finalised. Usually Business College can reduce this time. Please contact us for address details of where to send your completed application to. This is usually the nearest NZ Immigration Branch or NZ Embassy or High Commission.


Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope or courier pack for the return of your documents.  NZ Immigration is unable to accept EFTPOS payment for applications received by mail; however they can accept credit card payment via Mastercard/Bankcard and Visa (please note Diners Club and American Express credit cards cannot be accepted in New Zealand).

Matters Required by the Privacy Act

The information about you on the application form is collected to determine your eligibility for a Student’s Visa or Permit. The main recipient of the information is the New Zealand Immigration Service of the Department of Labour but it may also be shared with other Government agencies, which are entitled to this information under applicable legislation. The address of the New Zealand Immigration Service is P O Box 3705 Wellington, New Zealand. This is not where your application should be sent to. The collection of information is authorised by the Immigration Act 1987 and the Immigration Regulations 1991. The supply of the information is voluntary, but if you do not supply it then your application is likely to be declined. You will, if you come to New Zealand, have a right to access the information about you held by New Zealand Immigration Service and to ask for any of it to be corrected if you think that is necessary.

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Level 2, 115 Queen Street,

Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Phone: 09 368 1398

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Email: admin@businesscollege.ac.nz

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