Working Requirements

What you should know

To ensure McDonald's restaurants provide a work environment that supports the academic commitments of young people, we apply a minimum age policy of 15 years. To support this policy McDonald’s suggests that school students are not expected to work beyond 11pm on a school night.


Your right to work in New Zealand

It is a legal requirement that all employees have the right to work in New Zealand. If you are selected for an interview, you will need to demonstrate your right to work in New Zealand by providing an original of one of the following documents:

  • New Zealand Passport
  • New Zealand Citizenship Certificate and photo ID
  • New Zealand Birth Certificate and photo ID
  • Australian Passport
  • Foreign Passport with Permanent Residency Visa and photo ID
  • Foreign Passport with Visa work conditions (e.g. Student Visa) and photo ID

A copy of this document will be retained for your file if you are successful.