New Zealand Visa Application and Requirements, Complete guide to applying for Visa,Types and Information

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Request an NZeTA

Use this form to request an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) and pay for an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL).


From 1 October 2019, if you do not have an NZeTA you will not be allowed to travel.
 

Mobile app

The fastest way to request your NZeTA is by downloading our free app to your mobile phone. If you use the app it will take you less than 5 minutes to complete your request.

You can use the app to scan your passport to instantly upload your details and scan your credit or debit card for ease of payment.

Download the free app now.

Cost and processing time

Requesting an NZeTA costs NZD $9 through the app or NZD $12 if you use this form.

Allow up to 72 hours for processing, although it could take as little as 10 minutes.

 You need:

            A valid passport that you will use to travel to New Zealand

            A credit card or debit card (Visa or Mastercard)

            An email address

            A photo of your face, or a device that can take one.

The IVL

If you are entering New Zealand you must also pay an IVL, which funds tourism infrastructure and helps protect our natural environment. You pay the IVL at the same time as you request your NZeTA. The IVL costs NZD $35.

Your privacy


Photo Requirements

You need to provide a photo of your face that meets our requirements for NZeTA photos. You can either upload a recent photo or use your device's camera to take a photo.

Request your NZeTA

If your passport details are not correct you may not be able to travel.              

Select your nationality as shown on the passport you will be travelling on *

(Find the field named ‘Nationality’ on your passport.)

Select the issuing country or territory as shown on your passport *

(Find the field named ’Code’, ‘Issuing Country’, or ‘Country Code’ on your passport.)

Enter your passport number exactly as it appears on your passport *

Select the expiry date as shown on your passport*

Day   Month     Year

Traveller details

Enter your family/last name(s) as shown on your passport *

Enter your given name(s) including your middle name(s) as shown on your passport ?

(if you do not have a family/last name, enter your given name(s) in the family/last name field and leave given name(s) blank.)

Check that you have included ALL the given name(s) in your passport, including middle name(s). Not doing so may impact your ability to travel to New Zealand.

Have you ever been known by a different name? *

                                                                                   No                Yes

Select your gender as shown on your passport *

                                                  Female            Male          Gender Diverse

Select your date of birth as shown on your passport *     Day   Month    Year

Enter your place of birth * ?

(if there is no city/town/village on your passport, enter the name of the city/town/village where you were born.)

Select your country or territory of birth * 

Enter a valid email address * ?

(information about your NZeTA request will be sent to this address. )

Confirm email address *

Are you an Australian permanent resident? * ?

(Do you have an Australian permanent resident visa that allows you to return to Australia from overseas?)    No   Yes

Are you an Australian permanent resident? * ?

(Do you have an Australian permanent resident visa that allows you to return to Australia from overseas?)     No    Yes

Will you be staying in New Zealand?

                                     Yes. I will be coming to New Zealand to visit

                                      No. I am a transit passenger

Are you a resident of American Samoa?    No  Yes

Eligibility questions

Will you be travelling to New Zealand for medical consultation or treatment? *   No    Yes

Have you ever been deported, removed or excluded from another country (not New Zealand)?          No    Yes

Are you currently prohibited from entering New Zealand following deportation from New Zealand in the past?         No    Yes

Have you ever been convicted of any offence (in any country)?    No       Yes

Have you ever been convicted of an offence for which you were sentenced to five years or more imprisonment?               No    Yes

In the last 10 years have you been convicted of an offence for which you were sentenced to a prison term of 12 months or more?       No       Yes

Review and confirm details

check your details and make sure they are correct

Select your nationality as shown on the passport you will be travelling on

Select the issuing country or territory as shown on your passport

Enter your passport number exactly as it appears on your passport

Select the expiry date as shown on your passport

Traveller details

Enter your family/last name(s) as shown on your passport

 

Enter your given name(s) including your middle name(s) as shown on your passport

 

Check that you have included ALL the given name(s) in your passport, including middle name(s). Not doing so may impact your ability to travel to New Zealand.

Have you ever been known by a different name?

 

Select your gender as shown on your passport

 

Select your date of birth as shown on your passport

 

Enter your place of birth

 

Select your country or territory of birth

 

Enter a valid email address

 

Confirm email address

 

Are you an Australian permanent resident?

 

Will you be staying in New Zealand?

 

Are you a resident of American Samoa?

Eligibility questions

Will you be travelling to New Zealand for medical consultation or treatment?

Have you ever been deported, removed or excluded from another country (not New Zealand)?

 

Are you currently prohibited from entering New Zealand following deportation from New Zealand in the past?

 

Have you ever been convicted of any offence (in any country)?

Declaration

NZeTA Request

Ensure you have checked your information carefully. You can go back and amend your information at any time before you submit your NZeTA request. The NZeTA request fee and IVL payment are not refundable.

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will use the information you have provided in this form to assess your request for an NZeTA. Your information is also collected and used for the purpose of improving INZ’s services and administration of the Immigration Act 2009. The information you have provided will be retained and will become part of your New Zealand immigration record.

INZ will also use the email address provided to communicate with you about your request, your travel to New Zealand and matters relating to your immigration status while you are in New Zealand.

Before submitting your request, ensure you have read and understood the Privacy Statement

and NZeTA Terms of Use.

Declaration

To the best of my knowledge the information I have provided in this form is accurate and I have answered the questions truthfully and correctly.

I have provided a photograph of my face that is a true likeness of me and I have made reasonable efforts to meet the NZeTA photo requirements.

I understand that it is my responsibility to ensure that the passport details provided in this form match the details on the passport I intend to use when I travel to New Zealand. I have checked these details to confirm they are correct.

I understand that I must meet all other requirements to travel to New Zealand.

I understand that INZ may provide information to other agencies in New Zealand and overseas where such disclosure is required or permitted by the Privacy Act 1993, or otherwise required or permitted by law. I understand my information may be used to improve INZ’s services and administration of the Immigration Act 2009.

I understand that INZ will provide information about my eligibility to travel to New Zealand, including about my NZeTA to a carrier, including via an approved online enquiry system, in order to facilitate my travel.

You must confirm the following:

Pay and submit

Purchase Summary

NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) fee*    $12.00

International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy        $35.00

Total                                                                                   NZD $47.00

*Where applicable, GST is included.

The International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) is a way for you to contribute directly to the tourism infrastructure you use and to help protect and enhance the natural environment you will enjoy during your stay in New Zealand. Find out more about the IVL at www.mbie.govt.nz/IVL.