What is an expression of interest for a skilled migrant visa?

The expression of interest is the applicant (after being satisfied they meet the criteria) declaring their interest in applying for a skilled migrant visa and submitting initial relevant information to Immigration New Zealand to ascertain whether they may qualify.
The expression of interest contains information relating to:
* Your health
* Your character
* Your age (you must be 55 or under)
* Your English language ability
* The factors that will earn you points on your points based assessment