Frequently Asked Questions

NZIBT offers Graduate Diploma in Business (Level 7) and Graduate Certificate in Business (Level 7). Please refer to Our Programmes page for details.

You should apply as soon as possible. However, if there are seats available, you can apply up to the start of the programme. Bear in mind you need present an eligible visa before we officially enrol you into a programme.

Please refer to our Student Application Pack for detailed instructions or email us at for more information.

Please refer to our Cost and Refund Policy for detailed instructions.

Once you are accepted by NZIBT, you will receive the official letter of acceptance and invoice, which provide detailed payment instructions. NZIBT adheres to Section 236A of the Education Act 1989 and subsequent amendments and has appointed an approved Trust Account for Student Fee Protection.


While we understand your desire to travel home for the break, please keep in mind that there are travel restrictions in different countries. International carriers are operating under reduced schedule and risks of infections during travel are still high.

A delay in returning might result in missed assessments or the risk of missing long periods of study, requires deferment of your course to a future date. In turn, this could of course delay your graduation plan.

If you are feeling unwell, contact your doctor or Healthline (0800 358 5453).

If you are feeling stressful, there is a free 24/7 counselling service available from the Mental Health Foundation by texting or calling 1737.

From October 2022, New Zealand will enter Step 5. The border will open, and normal visa processing resumes for all visa categories. The vast majority of international students will fall in this phase and travel to New Zealand from then on.

Our staff are here to answer any questions you have about your study. We also offer wellbeing support over Zoom, WhatsApp or Wechat. You can also register with NauMai NZ, which is especially for international students, for regular updates, information and support, including advice on looking after yourself and staying healthy and well.

NZIBT is a category 3 provider. You can access the latest EER report here:

Should you have any questions in this regard please email us at