New Zealand Visa (NZeTA) - Introduction
All passengers traveling to New Zealand by plane or cruise ship require a visa. The only exception is travellers with a New Zealand or Australian passport. Applying for an NZeTA online is the cheapest, fastest and easiest way to complete visa requirements. Before applying, check that all requirements are met, e.g., B. Maximum length of stay is 3 months.
NZeTA is the Electronic Travel Authorization (Visa Exemption) for New Zealand. The acronym stands for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority. Those who apply for the NZeTA online do not need to get the visa stamped in their passports at the embassy. The NZeTA is digitally linked to the passport upon issue and is comparable to the ETA for Australia and the eTA for Canada. When this website refers to the New Zealand visa, it means the NZeTA unless otherwise stated.
You are required to apply for an NZeTA before traveling to New Zealand if you:
Countries Eligible for the NZeTA
|Poland||Portugal||Qatar||Romania||Slovakia||Singapore||Slovenia||Sweden||San Marino||Saudi Arabia|
|Spain||Seychelles||South Korea||Switzerland||Taiwan||United Kingdom||United Arab Emirates||United States||Uruguay||Vatican City|
|Bahamas||Bermuda||Bolivia||Colombia||Costa Rica||Ecuador||Indonesia||Kiribati||Micronesia||Marshall Islands|
|Nauru||Palau||Panama||Papua New Guinea||Paraguay||Peru||Philippines||Solomon Islands||Samoa||Thailand|
What does it mean to travel through New Zealand?
If you are passing through New Zealand on your way to another country, find out if you need a visa or an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority).
Arriving by cruise ship
Conditions for applying for an NZeTA
Your passport must be valid for 6 months after leaving New Zealand. In addition, the following applies:
FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
An NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) visa is required when traveling through New Zealand as a transit passenger. Before traveling to New Zealand, you must apply for a transit visa.
The NZeTA is valid for 3 years from the time it is approved by New Zealand authorities. You can travel to New Zealand as much as you want in these two years. However, each additional stay cannot exceed 3 months.
No, NZeTA cannot be extended. If your NZeTA is not valid long enough for your planned trip and you are staying in New Zealand, please apply for a new visa before you travel.
If you are a citizen of New Zealand, hold a foreign passport with New Zealand citizenship, are an Australian citizen traveling on an Australian passport, or hold a valid New Zealand visa (including permanent residency visas).
With us, your New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA) registration uses a Secure Sockets Layer with at least 256-bit key-length encryption on all servers. All personal data provided by the applicant is encrypted during transportation and during flight at all levels of the online portal.
Yes, the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA) is valid for multiple entries during the validity period.
Yes, you need a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA) to travel through New Zealand.
No, you cannot work in New Zealand on an NZeTA visa. You need a valid work visa to work in New Zealand.
Anyone arriving by cruise ship is eligible to apply for a New Zealand eTA (NZeTA). This includes visa-free nationals, cruise passengers, cruise ship crew. Regardless of nationality, every cruise passenger is eligible to apply for a New Zealand eTA (NZeTA).
The New Zealand Travel Declaration is an online system air travellers use to complete a declaration before traveling to New Zealand. This helps travellers comply with current border rules and helps protect New Zealand. Systems are important tools that have helped reopen our borders safely.