New Zealand ETA

A New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) allows some nationals the ability to enter New Zealand without a visa if approved by the Government of New Zealand prior to travel. Special conditions apply so please read below to confirm your eligibility to utilize the NZeTA.

Who Qualifies for a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

  • Passport holders from a Visa Waiver Country or Permanent Residents of Australia and visiting for less than 3 months—or, if you are a British Citizen, less than 6 months, or;
  • Cruise passengers arriving in and departing New Zealand by cruise ship, or;
    • Individuals joining or leaving cruises in New Zealand and not from a Visa Waiver country will require an Entry Visa. If applicable see below for more information
  • Individuals passing through Auckland International Airport as a transit passenger if you are from a Visa Waiver Country or a Transit Visa Waiver Country, or;
  • Individuals passing through Auckland International Airport as a transit passenger on the way to or from Australia only

The benefits of applying for an NZeTA with VisaCentral

  • Pay securely on our site in your local currency
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  • Proactive real time order status updates

What if I need an Entry Visa or I’m denied an NZeTA?

If your nationality and/or travel circumstance make you ineligible for a NZeTA then you will need an entry or transit visa. Please select that purpose type from our home page.

In the unlikely event that your NZeTA application is denied our visa professionals will recommend the appropriate next steps to secure your travel visa through other application methods such as applying for an entry visa.

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