Visa Requirements

Tourist Visa

Stays of less than 90 days

A tourist visa is not required for stays of less than 90 days.

Stays longer than 90 days

  1. A valid, signed US passport. The passport must have at least 6 months remaining after the completion of your stay in New Zealand and contain at least one blank visa page.
  2. Fully completed and signed New Zealand Visa Application
  3. Passport photograph
  4. Proof of visa status in USA (ie., I-94 card with valid US visa or copy of green card)
  5. Copy of airline itinerary showing onward/return transportation
  6. Proof of sufficient funds for support in New Zealand (i.e.: Copy of most recent bank statement or letter of reference from bank showing at least NZ$1000 for each month of the stay or copy of travelers checks.)
  7. A Completed New Zealand Passport Pickup 3rd Party Authorization Form

Business Visa

  1. A valid, signed US passport. The passport must have at least 6 months remaining after the completion of your stay in New Zealand and contain at least one blank visa page.
  2. Fully completed and signed New Zealand Visa Application
  3. Passport photograph
  4. Proof of visa status in USA (i.e.: I-94 card with valid US visa or copy of green card)
  5. Copy of airline itinerary showing onward/return transportation
  6. A business letter of introduction and financial responsibility is required to be typed on your company letterhead and addressed to: Embassy of New Zealand, Visa Section, Washington, DC. This letter must be signed by a company officer other than the traveler, and should:
    1. state the nature of business to be performed;
    2. include the name and address of the company to be visited;
    3. guarantee sufficient financial support during visit; and
    4. guarantee return transportation to the US for the applicant.
  7.  A Completed New Zealand Passport Pickup 3rd Party Authorization Form

Fees

In addition to the standard Iratex fees, the following consular fees apply: The  fee varies by nationality,  To Calculate your fee please go to the New Zealand website at  Fees Finder

Other Fees Charged

Other ChargesApplicants must pay the visa application fee  you find on FEES FINDER plus a VAC service fee of USD $40.00 per application.

 

Visa Information

Your application will be hand carried to the Embassy, and is usually processed in 5 to 10 business days. The New Zealand visa is usually issued for one entry, for stay of up to 6 months maximum.