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Am I eligible for a refund?

Whether you are eligible for a refund and how much you will receive depends on factors such as the reason for your refund request and the timing of your refund application.

Refunds of fees and charges

All refund applications should be in writing to the Information and Enrolment Centre Manager, with any supporting documentation as stipulated by the Information and Enrolment Centre Manager.

Refund Eligibility

 

Reason for requesting a refund

Documentation student must provide

Timing

Refund

Charge (NZ$)

NMIT withdraws an offer of place or is unable to provide the programme. No documentation required Before programme start Full refund of enrolment fee Nil
NMIT withdraws an offer of place on the basis of incorrect or incomplete information supplied by a student or student’s agent. No documentation required At any time NMIT reserves the right to retain the fees and charges paid. $150
Initial visa application for new students is not granted by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Withdrawal notification in writing. Written confirmation from INZ declining visa application Before programme start date Full refund of enrolment fee $150
After programme start date Partial refund of enrolment fee at the discretion of NMIT $150
Subsequent visa application for returning students is not granted by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Withdrawal Form must be completed before departure from NMIT. Written confirmation from INZ declining visa application (for example: INZ decline reason: breach of visa conditions from previous visa or concerns with funds) Before programme start date Full refund of enrolment fee $150
After programme start date No refund Nil
Visa is terminated by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Student advises NMIT in writing During the programme No refund Nil
Student issued with a Deportation Liability Notice (DLN) Original copy of the Deportation Liability Notice During the programme No refund Nil
Student no longer wishes to study at NMIT (for students who have been issued with an NMIT visa) Notice of withdrawal in writing 3 or more weeks before programme start date * Full refund of enrolment fee $350
Less than 3 weeks before programme start date * 90% refund of enrolment fee $350
After programme start date No refund Nil
No notice of withdrawal or deferral in writing After programme start date No refund Nil

Exceptional Circumstances (for example serious illness)

Please note: Visa terminations and Deportation Liability Notices are not exceptional circumstances

Documentation supporting an application for a refund. Documentation stipulated by the Programme Manager. At any time The amount and approval of any refund is at the discretion of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement in consultation with the Programme Manager. $350

 

* Or by reason of individual contract exception.

NMIT reserves the right to amend these charges or make other charges.

For more information about NMIT's policies on Transfers, Withdrawals and Refunds, see:

Withdrawal from NMIT Programmes and Courses

International Students Fees, Charges and Refunds