NZeTA New Zealand 🇳🇿

Tourism / Transit

The NZeTA is valid for tourist travel(90 days per stay over a 2-year period, with multiple entries and a maximum stay of 6 months per year) and transit via Auckland airport. Once issued, your NZeTA is valid for 24 months. The validity period of the NZeTA will then start from the date of issue. We advise you to apply at least 3 days before your arrival in New Zealand.

It's all done online, so you don't have to send anything by post, and you don't have to go anywhere. The NZeTA can be requested on this form. A photocopy of your passport and a passport photo should be sent once the form has been completed. You will receive a PDF travel authorization form, which you will need to print out and present on arrival in New Zealand. You must be out of the country at the time of application.

Apply for NZeTA New Zealand

Single rate of 39 € per passenger
Excluding consular fees, if applicable


Frequently asked questions about NZeTA New Zealand

New Zealand is a popular destination, not least for the splendor of its landscapes. Beaches, mountains, fjords, dense forests: come and discover the richness of its territory, it will take your breath away!

Tourism plays an important role in New Zealand, accounting for 4.4% of GDP in 2018. The filming of movies such as The Lord of the Rings has contributed to its current popularity.

Likewise, the quality of life here is high, so you won't regret settling here for longer by applying for a working vacation visa. Whether you're visiting New Zealand for business or pleasure, find out in advance about the general requirements for obtaining a visa.

What are the requirements for obtaining an NZeTA or a visa for New Zealand?

If you're a European citizen, you can travel to New Zealand without a visa, provided you don't stay longer than 90 days. However, you will need to prove that you have a return ticket that will allow you to stay within the authorized length of stay. You must also have sufficient funds to support yourself for the duration of your trip.

The visa document you need to show to travel to New Zealand is the NZeTA - Nature Conservation Electronic Travel Authorization and Tourist Tax. This official document is valid for two years.

For an NZeTA for tourism or transit in New Zealand, our teams at Visamundi will take care of obtaining your official document. This quick and easy solution relieves you of the often complex and time-consuming administrative procedures. Our professional administrative management teams will put your supporting documents in order to build up your file.

We advise you to read the sources on the website of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs to learn more about the conditions for entering New Zealand. Particular attention is paid to sanitary conditions in order to protect this fragile island area. Strict bio-sanitary checks will be carried out on arrival at the airport. Do not disembark any foodstuffs, including meat, fruit, mushrooms, vegetables, honey and other bee products. Flowers, herbs and foliage, shells, skins and animals are also prohibited. Read our travel advice before applying for your New Zealand visa.

How can I obtain an NZeTA for New Zealand at Visamundi ?

Our teams will put together your file and send you your visa for New Zealand. You don't need to go to an embassy to apply for your visa. You can only do this if you are outside New Zealand's borders.

Gather the required documents and send them to us by e-mail. To apply for a visa for New Zealand, we require a photocopy of your passport, which must be valid for at least three months after your departure from New Zealand, and a recent color passport photo.

Once we have checked your documents, you will receive an e-Visa (NZeTA) equivelent to New Zealand -NZeTA- in PDF format. The local authorities ask you to print out your e-Visa so that you can present it to them when you arrive at the airport.

We issue two types of documents for New Zealand: the NZeTA tourism and the NZeTA transit. The first is for a stay of up to 90 days. It is valid for two years. The number of entries is unlimited. The second allows 24-hour transit through Auckland airport. It is valid for two years.

Select the reason for your New Zealand visa application: tourism or transit to Auckland with baggage reclaim, or transit to Auckland without baggage reclaim.

Enter your arrival and departure dates. The former should be particularly carefully checked to ensure that you don't encounter any problems on arrival. The next step is to select your NZeTA. Enter your first and last names and those of any accompanying persons.

Once your supporting documents have been sent and checked by our teams, you will receive your NZeTA for New Zealand by e-mail.

How much does an NZeTA cost for New Zealand?

Prices vary according to the type of visa you choose, and the agency you choose to deal with. Vismaundi offers you attractive prices:

  • NZeTA tourism costs €32 in consular fees
  • NZeTA transit in New Zealand at €13, no service charge

In the event that your application is unsuccessful, we will refund your NZeTA application fee in full. If you have any further questions, please contact us by phone or e-mail.

What is NZeTA?

NZeTA(New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) is an electronic travel authorization system introduced by the New Zealand government in 2019. It is a compulsory travel authorization for citizens of visa-exempt countries wishing to visit New Zealand for short stays (up to 3 months).

Can NZeTA be obtained locally?

No, it is not possible to obtain an NZeTA on arrival in New Zealand. The NZeTA must be requested before traveling to New Zealand, and the request must be submitted online. The airline will ask for it before boarding and may refuse a passenger who cannot present the document.

What is the NZeTA IVL tax and how do I claim it?

The IVL(International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy) is a tax introduced by the New Zealand government in 2019 for travelers wishing to visit the country. This tax is included in the NZeTA application process.

The IVL fee is NZ$35(€19) per person, and is valid for 2 years from the date of payment. Funds collected by the IVL tax are used to support conservation and tourism initiatives in New Zealand.

How long can I stay in New Zealand with an NZeTA?

The NZeTA is valid for 2 years from the date of issue, and allows travelers to visit New Zealand repeatedly for stays of up to 90 days.

How long does it take to obtain an NZeTA?

The NZeTA is issued between 1 and 3 days. It can be requested up to a maximum of 4 days before departure in order to be on time.

How many times can I enter New Zealand with an NZeTA?

The NZeTA allows you unlimited entry to the territory.

How long is the NZeTA valid for?

The NZeTA is valid for 2 years from the date of issue.

What are the valid travel reasons for applying for an NZeTA?

Valid travel reasons for applying for NZeTA are for tourist stays, business trips, or short-term visits for medical reasons or to visit family or friends.

Can I work with an NZeTA?

The NZeTA does not allow you to work in New Zealand. If you wish to work in New Zealand, you will need to obtain an appropriate work visa.

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Can I use the NZeTA to study in New Zealand?

No, the NZeTA does not allow you to study in New Zealand. If you wish to study in New Zealand, you will need to apply for an appropriate student visa.

What documents do I need to obtain an NZeTA?

The documents required to obtain a NZeTA are as follows:

  • a passport valid for at least 3 months after departure from New Zealand
  • a color passport photo

Documents need only be legible, so that you can compare them with your manually entered data. Minors must provide the same documents as adults.

How long should my passport be valid?

Your passport must be valid forat least 3 months after your departure from New Zealand.

Do my travel dates to New Zealand have to be exact?

The travel dates you provide in your NZeTA application may be approximate for your trip to New Zealand when you complete the NZeTA application form.

Do I need to already have my plane tickets to apply for an NZeTA?

You don't have to already have your airline tickets to apply for an NZeTA. You can fill in the NZeTA application form before purchasing your tickets.

Do I need to apply for an NZeTA if I transit New Zealand?

NZeTA Transit is payable for transit through Auckland International Airport (only) or for cruise ship stopovers. For transit through other airports, a Tourism NZeTA will be required.

If you need to collect your baggage in transit, you'll need a classic NZeTA, not a transit NZeTA.

Do minors need a NZeTA?

Yes, minors must apply for NZeTA regardless of their age.

Can I extend my stay once my NZeTA has expired?

No, you cannot extend your stay in New Zealand once your NZeTA has expired. The validity of your NZeTA determines the maximum length of your stay in New Zealand. If you have a valid NZeTA, you can stay in New Zealand for up to 3 months (90 days) from the date of entry.

If you wish to extend your stay in New Zealand beyond the period authorized by your NZeTA, you will have to leave the country and submit a new application for the appropriate visa to return.

What vaccinations are required to enter New Zealand?

There is no compulsory vaccination for Westerners.

Will I get my money back if my NZeTA application is rejected?

Our services will reimburse your complete NZeTA application in the event of rejection if you have used our services to obtain this document.

What should I do if my NZeTA is rejected?

If your NZeTA application is rejected, you may consider applying for a visitor's visa from New Zealand Immigration.

Do I need to apply for an NZeTA if I travel via Australia?

If you're traveling to New Zealand from Australia, you won't need an NZeTA if you're an Australian citizen, or if you're a passport holder from a country that has a valid residence visa in Australia.

However, if you are a citizen or national of a country eligible for the NZeTA program, you will need to obtain an NZeTA before traveling to New Zealand from Australia.

New Zealand: mandatory and recommended vaccines

Recommended vaccines

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B: Long or repeated stays
  • Typhoid fever: Prolonged stays or unhygienic conditions