No - A visa is not required for travel to New Zealand

New Zealand business entry requirements for US citizens.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A visa is not required in advance to visit New Zealand for a stay of up to 90 days. Traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, a round-trip airline ticket or proof of onward travel from New Zealand, and evidence of sufficient funds.

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Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s).

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Proof Of Departure:

Confirmed round-trip or onward airline ticket.

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Financial Requirements:

Evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in destination such as pay stubs, traveler's cheques, and/or most recent bank statement.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in New Zealand

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).


No - A visa is not required for travel to New Zealand

New Zealand tourist entry requirements for US citizens.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A visa is not required in advance to visit New Zealand for a stay of up to 90 days. Traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, a round-trip airline ticket or proof of onward travel from New Zealand, and evidence of sufficient funds.

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s).

2

Proof Of Departure:

Confirmed round-trip or onward airline ticket.

3

Financial Requirements:

Evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in destination such as pay stubs, traveler's cheques, and/or most recent bank statement.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in New Zealand

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).


No - A visa is not required for travel to New Zealand

New Zealand transit entry requirements for US citizens.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A visa is not required to transit through New Zealand on the way to another destination, when the traveler is not staying in New Zealand’s transit area longer than 24 hours, not passing through customs, or is in possession of a valid visa from Australia.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in New Zealand

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).


Yes - A visa is required for travel to New Zealand

New Zealand temporary work permit visa for US citizens. Apply Now!

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A work permit/visa is required to travel to New Zealand for a short-term assignment with an offer of employment in either a New Zealand company or a New Zealand subsidiary of an overseas company.

Send these documents to Travisa

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Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.

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New Zealand Visa Application Form:

One visa application form per applicant properly completed and signed. Signature must be original on each application. Improperly completed forms may delay the processing of your visa.
*For more information about this application, please review the Visa Application Guide.

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Photo Requirements:

One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.


OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

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Letter Of Invitation from New Zealand:

A letter of invitation from the employer in New Zealand explaining the length of time needed to work in New Zealand. In addition, the letter must guarantee accommodation and living expenses are covered, and provide employer's contact information.

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Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary or copy of airline tickets, or proof of sufficient funds to purchase tickets and a letter from the New Zealand employer guaranteeing that they will meet the cost of return travel back to home country if necessary.

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Medical Requirements:

For a stay of more than six months but less than one year, X-ray Certificate.
Note: Medical requirements may vary depending on length of stay in New Zealand.

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Global Service Order Form:

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for New Zealand Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

New Zealand Visa Processing Time:

New Zealand visas are usually processed in 2 weeks. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “New Zealand Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in New Zealand

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.


How to Apply for a Visa to New Zealand

  • Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to New Zealand
  • Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form.
  • Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

New Zealand Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):

Send documents to:
Travisa - Los Angeles
6222 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (323) 932-7300

Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166