NzeTA to New Zealand


New Zealand NZeTA: Basic Information

As of October 1, 2019, the New Zealand government introduced a system of entry permits for passengers from visa waiver countries enables citizens of selected countries to enter New Zealand quickly and easily.

  • Requirements for entry

    To enter New Zealand, you need the approved NZeTA in printed form and a valid passport.

  • Types of NZeTA

    There are one type of NZeTA:

    NZeTA -This document can be requested for tourist purposes such as vacation, visiting friends or relatives or private travel. NZ eTA is valid for 2 years from the date of approval (multiple entries possible) and entitles the holder to stay in the country for a maximum of 3 months. If you are a British citizen, up to 6 months.

  • New Zealand NZeTA Application

    In order to submit the application, you need your passport details and email address. Certain documents are required for the application - you can upload these directly to us on our website. A sufficient form with passport details must be filled out and the required documents attached.

    You have to be aware that the passport has to be valid for at least 3 months after the date of leaving New Zealand. After the application has been successfully submitted, you will receive confirmation of the application and information on the expected processing time of your application on your mailbox. Processing time can take up to 72 working hours. After the NZeTA has been approved, you have to print it out. Nevertheless, we recommend that you save the copy of the NZeTA electronically (e.g. on your mobile phone).

    You will receive the approved NZeTA in your mailbox and it will be linked to your passport. At the border you will need to show your passport (the same one you used to apply) and the approved document.

    To submit the application, use the registration form on the left of the page. Please select the purpose of the trip as well as your citizenship (as it is entered in your passport). Click " apply online " and fill out the form.

  • Validity of the NZeTA

    NZeTA is a travel authorization for several trips. It allows you to stay in New Zealand for up to 3 months and is valid for 2 years from the date of approval.

  • NZeTA Transit Information

    For transit trips, the NZeTA may always be required.

  • List of eligible countries

    Citizens of the following countries can apply for NZeTA for New Zealand:

    • Andorra
    • Argentina
    • Austria
    • Bahrain
    • Belgium
    • Brazil
    • Brunei
    • Bulgaria
    • Canada
    • Chile
    • Croatia
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia (citizens only)
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hong Kong SAR
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Korea (South)
    • Kuwait
    • Latvia (citizens only)
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Macau
    • Malaysia
    • Malta
    • Mauritius
    • Mexico
    • Monaco
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Oman
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Qatar
    • Romania
    • San Marino
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Seychelles
    • Singapore
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Taiwan
    • United Arab Emirates
    • United Kingdom
    • USA – including US Nationals
    • Uruguay
    • Vatican

    If your citizenship is not listed, you will need to apply for an entry visa instead of NZeTA to visit New Zealand.


Required documents

The following documents must be attached to each application:

  • Photo of the applicant in color (passport photo)

Important information

  • Paid employment in New Zealand is only permitted if you have a work visa or a working holiday visa, otherwise strictly prohibited. If you have any questions, please contact us.
  • Your passport is valid for at least 3 months beyond you plan to depart New Zealand.
  • NZeTA is accepted at all border crossing points in the country.

Benefits of Evisa Express

    Easy application processThere are three easy steps to get your NZeTA to New Zealand. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team.
    Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of every application.
    Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service.

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Three easy steps to get your eVisa

    Apply onlineFill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel.
    Fill out remaining required information and make an online paymentWe accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
    Check your emailOnce your payment is confirmed, the eVisa will be sent to the email address you provided in your application.
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