The New Zealand eTA (Electronic Travel Authority) (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorisation) is an electronic travel authorisation which was launched by the Immigration Agency, Government of New Zealand after July 2019.
It is obligatory for citizens of all 60 visa waiver countries to obtain New Zealand eTA (Electronic Travel Authority), and all cruise travelers, by October 2019. All airline and cruise line crew will also need to hold a Crew New Zealand eTA (Electronic Travel Authority) before travelling to New Zealand (NZ).
The New Zealand eTA (Electronic Travel Authority) is valid for a period of 2 years and can be used for multiple visits. Applicants can apply for NZ eTA from their mobile, tablet, PC or computer and receive it in their email inbox by using this New Zealand eTA application form.
It is quick process which requires you filling an New Zealand eTA application form online, this can as little as five (5) minutes to complete. This is a completely online process. The payment for NZeTA can be made by Debit / Credit card or PayPal. eTA New Zealand eTA (NZeTA) is issued within 48-72 hours after the application form has been successfully completed and fee paid by the applicant online.
The New Zealand eTA grants visitors a stay of up to ninety (90) days in New Zealand.
Travelers can apply for the New Zealand eTA at any time before their expected departure date. Most applications will be processed within 1 business day, however some applications may take longer to process, up to 3 business days. The NZeTA has a validity of 2 years from the moment of approval and can be used for multiple entries.
The NZeTA can be obtained by completing a simple and straightforward online application form. Applicants must provide their personal details, travel information and passport data. For those who are travelling for tourism purposes the payment will include the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL). Australian permanent residents are not required to pay the IVL.
Citizens and nationals from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online for a New Zealand eTA. Australian Permanent residents can also apply for an NZeTA. Some countries may only apply for Transit.
|Poland||Portugal||Qatar||Romania||Slovakia||Singapore||Slovenia||Sweden||San Marino||Saudi Arabia|
|Spain||Seychelles||South Korea||Switzerland||Taiwan||UK||UAE||United States||Uruguay||Vatican City|
|Bahamas||Bermuda||Bolivia||Colombia||Costa Rica||Ecuador||Indonesia||Kiribati||Micronesia||Marshall Islands|
|Nauru||Palau||Panama||Papua New Guinea||Paraguay||Peru||Philippines||Solomon Islands||Samoa||Thailand|
If you are passing through New Zealand on your way to another country, find out if you need an NZeTA.
Transit through New Zealand
If you are flying to New Zealand to join your cruise, you must have:
Transit through New Zealand
If you plan to visit New Zealand for a short period, you must request an NZeTA before you travel if you:
If you are flying into New Zealand to join your cruise, you must have:
New Zealand eTA (Electronic Travel Authority) applicants will need to provide the following information at the time of filling out online New Zealand eTA application form:
Means of supporting themselves
The applicant may be asked to provide evidence that they can financially support and sustain themselves during their stay in New Zealand. Either a bank statement of credit card may be required for an eTA New Zealand Visa applicant.
The applicant may be required to show that they intend to leave New Zealand after the purpose of trip for which eTA New Zealand Visa was applied is over. An appropriate New Zealand Visa is required for a longer stay in New Zealand.
If the applicant does not have an onward ticket, they may provide the proof of funds and ability to buy a ticket in the future.