Is New Zealand accepting visa applications?

Immigration New Zealand is currently not accepting visa applications from people outside of New Zealand. This measure is in place at least until February 2022.

When EOI will open in NZ?

Firstly, SMC EOI selection will possibly resume in July, August or later in 2021 when the updated polices come into effect. SMC applications submitted in early July 2019 have all been allocated to a case officer, which means INZ will finish most of the backlog cases within the next few months.

How can I verify my New Zealand visa?

The Visa Verification Service is an online enquiry system that enables users to verify the details of a current New Zealand visa….Questions?

  1. (09) 969 1458 from within the Auckland toll-free calling area.
  2. (04) 910 9916 from Wellington.
  3. 0508 967 569 from the rest of New Zealand.

Is New Zealand issuing visa now?

Yes, you need a visa to enter New Zealand. You can only apply for this document in an embassy, at least for now.

What are the documents required for New Zealand visitor visa?


  • Valid passport with at least 6 months validity at the time of arrival in New Zealand and old passport, if any.
  • Two recent photographs of 35mm x 45mm, with white background.
  • Visa application forms and a covering letter demonstrating the purpose of visit.
  • Round trip itinerary along with air tickets.

Can a visitor visa work in New Zealand?

While you can look for work or attend a job interview in New Zealand on a visitor’s visa, your primary purpose must be to visit. You can’t work on a visitor visa and you’ll need to apply for a work visa before you can start work.

How much is EOI NZ?

How much will it cost? The EOI process costs $530 for the online form. On the EOI form you provide lots of information about yourself, and your family, including occupation, qualifications and English language skills, which you are then awarded points for.

What are the documents required for New Zealand visa?

How to apply for a New Zealand visa online?

New Zealand Visa Online is an up-to-date website with govt. rules and regulations of NZ ETA. You can submit the easy online application in 5-10 minutes with the assistance of our online visa experts anytime. New Zealand Visa Online is reputed for its success rate. We are able to maintain it by processing eligible applications only.

How does an eVisa visa work in New Zealand?

An eVisa is a visa that is issued and recorded electronically. You do not need a visa label (sticker) in your passport. You can use your eVisa to travel to, enter, and stay in New Zealand for the time allowed by your visa. If you are currently outside New Zealand, you may only arrive in New Zealand on or after your visa start date.

Where can I apply for a NZeTA visa?

You can request an NZeTA using our online web form. Log in here to apply for a visa as a partner. If you do not have an account, you can create one here. Glossary for What is RealMe?

How are visa details linked to New Zealand passport?

Your visa details are linked to your passport. If you have been issued a new passport since your New Zealand visa was granted, you must notify INZ of your new passport details. If you don’t advise us of your new passport details, you will be delayed when travelling to New Zealand.