Help obtaining the NZeTA New Zealand

NZeTA for New Zealand 🇳🇿

Since 1 October 2019, the New Zealand government has introduced an electronic travel authorisation called the "NZeTA", which is compulsory for entering and transiting New Zealand (via Auckland only). The NZeTA is valid for 2 years, for stays of up to 90 days as a tourist. You are allowed to stay for a maximum of 6 months per year and must pay a Taxe IVL for nature conservation (included in the NZeTA fee). The consular fee starts at €13. The average time to obtain an NZeTA is3 days for urgent departures.

What are the eligibility criteria for the New Zealand NZeTA?

1️⃣ Passport

Travellers must have a passport that will still be valid at least 3 months after the end of their stay.

2️⃣ Current visa

You do not need to be in possession of a current New Zealand visa.

3️⃣ Location

You must apply before you leave for New Zealand.

Nationalities eligible for the NZeTA

These nationalities are visa exempt in New Zealand, but must apply for an NZeTA as an electronic entry clearance.

🇩🇪 Germany
🇦🇩 Andorra
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia
🇦🇷 Argentina
🇦🇹 Austria
🇧🇭 Bahrain
🇧🇪 Belgium
🇧🇷 Brazil
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam
🇧🇬 Bulgaria
🇨🇦 Canada
🇨🇱 Chile
🇨🇾 Cyprus
🇰🇷 South Korea
🇭🇷 Croatia
🇩🇰 Denmark
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates
🇪🇸 Spain
🇪🇪 Estonia
🇻🇦 Vatican City State
🇺🇸 United States
🇫🇮 Finland
🇫🇷 France
🇬🇷 Greece
🇭🇰 Hong Kong
🇭🇺 Hungary
🇮🇪 Ireland
🇮🇸 Iceland
🇮🇱 Israel
🇮🇹 Italy
🇯🇵 Japan
🇰🇼 Kuwait
🇱🇻 Latvia
🇱🇮 Liechtenstein
🇱🇹 Lithuania
🇱🇺 Luxembourg
🇲🇴 Macau
🇲🇾 Malaysia
🇲🇹 Malta
🇲🇺 Maurice
🇲🇽 Mexico
🇲🇨 Monaco
🇳🇴 Norway
🇴🇲 Oman
🇳🇱 Netherlands
🇵🇱 Poland
🇵🇹 Portugal
🇶🇦 Qatar
🇷🇴 Romania
🇬🇧 United Kingdom
🇸🇲 San Marino
🇸🇨 Seychelles
🇸🇬 Singapore
🇸🇰 Slovakia
🇸🇮 Slovenia
🇸🇪 Sweden
🇨🇭 Switzerland
🇹🇼 Taiwan
🇨🇿 Czech Republic
🇺🇾 Uruguay

How much does NZeTA cost?

Visiting New Zealand?  You can enter the country as many times as you like, for a maximum of 3 months at a time.

  • 32 € per passenger + service
  • IVL tax included

Are you passing through New Zealand?  If you are transiting through Auckland airport without leaving the airport, you can choose NZeTA Transit. Please note that if you need to collect your baggage, you will need a standard NZeTA.

  • 13 € per passenger + service
  • IVL tax not requested

What are the advantages of NZeTA?

Group application possible

Nothing to send by post

Quicker to obtain

Official document from the authorities

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Normal case processing

Authorities issue documents without significant delay

In summary

Format Electronics only
Number of entries Unlimited
How long does it take? 4 days
Length of stay 90 days
Validity 2 years
Consular fees 13 €
IVL tax Included

For a trip to New Zealand, the Electronic Travel Authorisation, also known as NZeTA, is mandatory.

The NZeTA allows you to travel to New Zealand as many times as you wish, for up to 3 months. To be eligible for the NZeTA, you must meet several criteria: possess a passport valid for at least 3 months after the end of your stay, be in possession of a valid New Zealand visa, make your application before you leave for New Zealand and pass through New Zealand territory for tourism or to transit.

The NZeTA consular fee is 32 € for a stay tourism and 13 € for transit. Authorisation to enter New Zealand is subject to obtaining an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority - electronic travel authorisation) which must be obtained before his departure for New Zealand.

When should you travel to New Zealand?

As with Australia, in New Zealand the seasons are reversed. It is advisable to visit from December to February or from March to May. New Zealand's climate will be warm but humid.

Places to visit in New Zealand

At the top of Milford Soundin the Fiordland provinceyou'll find a secret place: Lake Quill. Starting point for Sutherland FallsDiscover the breathtaking scenery of the highest waterfalls in the world. In the heart of a fishing village, enjoy a swim with the dolphins at Kaikoura on theSouth Island in an idyllic setting.

Located in the south-west ofthe South Island, Doubtful Sound is one of New Zealand's most mysterious places. Only visitable as an excursion from Te Anau or Manapouri, you'll come across dolphins, sea lions and all manner of other wildlife.

Not very popular, Glenorchy is a small village in theOtagau. Here you'll find exceptional scenery where peace and tranquillity reign. With its turquoise-blue lake surrounded by mountains, you'll be able to recognise scenes from the World of Narnia or the Lord of the Rings.

Practical information

  • Official country name New Zealand
  • Location Oceania
  • Capital : Wellington
  • Area surface area: 268,021 km2
  • Language English
  • Currency New Zealand dollar
  • Climate Oceanic and temperate
  • Time zone UTC +12 and +13 in summer

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Security New Zealand is a risk-free country for travellers. Tourists are nevertheless asked to be vigilant when travelling. The real danger comes from seismic and volcanic activity.


Health : There are no compulsory vaccinations for travelling in New Zealand. However, it is important to be up to date with your universal vaccinations.

Vaccines in New Zealand

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