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From 01 October 2019 you will need a visa to Visit New Zealand unless you are a New Zealand or Australian citizen

The New Zealand government has recently introduced the Electronic Travel Authority (eTA) for citizens of over 60 countries. This eTA allows travellers to enter the country for transit or tourist purposes and its valid for 2 years. Once the application is submitted and accepted, the passenger will receive a confirmation with a reference number.

The e-Visa system is an online method of applying for visas from anywhere in the world. Some advantages of this system to the traveller are that visas can be applied for quickly over the internet at any time, from any location.

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About the NZ eTA Visa

Documents required to apply:

  • A current passport that is valid for at least six months from the planned date of arrival.

Important instructions:

  • In 2019 travellers will be able to request a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (eTA). This eTA will become mandatory for travel from October 1, 2019.
  • Passengers must have their passport with at least 6 months of validity from the date of arrival.
  • All air passengers from the 60 countries that could previously enter the country with a visa waiver, as well as all cruise travellers, will now need to hold a Tourist eTA before traveling to New Zealand.
  • The Tourist Electronic Travel Authority (Tourist eTA) allows applicants multiple entries into New Zealand, beginning on the start date of the visa. Tourist eTA holders are allowed a maximum stay of 90 days Per Entry.
  • Possession of a New Zealand Tourist eTA does not provide automatic right of entry for the holder into the country.
  • For a holiday or to transit New Zealand you will need a visa (except New Zealand and Australian passport holders).
  • The cost of the visa is $47 New Zealand Dollars; which is comprised of NZ eTA ($12.00) and the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy ($35.00). The IVL is a way for you to contribute directly to the tourism infrastructure you use and help protect the natural environment you enjoy during your stay in New Zealand.
  • We charge £6.99 to process the visa for you, and require a minimum of 4 days.