Travel and visa information
People from some countries don't need a visitor visa to enter New Zealand. However, they are still required to
travel tickets or evidence of onward travel arrangements, and
evidence of funds for maintenance
If you are visiting for three months or less and are from a country in the list below, you will not need a visitor
visa (where the purpose of the visit is not for medical consultation or treatment).
* Visa waiver does not apply to people travelling on alien's (non-citizen's) passports issued by these countries.
** Residents of Hong Kong travelling on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or British National (Overseas)
*** Portuguese passport holders must also have the right to live permanently in Portugal.
**** Including nationals of the USA.
***** Greek passport holders whose passports were issued on and after 1 January 2006. (Greek passports issued
before 1 January 2006 are not acceptable for travel after 1 January 2007.)
****** Permananent residents of Taiwan travelling on a Taiwanese passport.
United Kingdom and Australia
British citizens and other British passport holders who produce evidence of the right to reside permanently in
the UK can visit for up to six months without a visitor visa.
Australian citizens and people who hold a current Australian permanent residence visa or a current Australian
resident return visa do not need a New Zealand visitor visa to enter New Zealand.
United Arab Emirates