* Our thanks to Tourism New Zealand for the following information - current as at January 2013
Having the right passport and visa organised is the key
to a trouble free entry into New Zealand.
We enjoy welcoming visitors to New Zealand and we’d like to think that when you come here that you have an experience to remember - but for the right reasons. So if you’re coming to New Zealand, it’s a good idea to make sure you have everything ready.
When you arrive in New Zealand, you’ll need to be carrying a passport that is valid for at least three months beyond your intended departure date. Many people will qualify for visa-free entry, but depending on your country of origin, some will need to apply for a visa before they travel.
Do you need a visa or permit?
You do not need a visa or permit to visit New Zealand if you are:
If you come from Visa-waiver countries, you don't need a visa to enter New Zealand, but are still required to provide: