From 1 February 2016, paper based visa applications will no longer be accepted by the New Zealand Embassy in Ankara. Applications must be lodged via Immigration New Zealand ONLINE .
Paper based visa applications will still be accepted at the Visa Application Centre in Dubai.
Visa labels for Turkish citizens, resident in Turkey will continue to be issued by the New Zealand Embassy in Ankara. Turkish citizens should not send their passports to Dubai unless specifically requested by an Immigration Officer.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) office of Immigration New Zealand is located in Dubai.
The Dubai Office receives applications for, visitor, work, and student categories from the following countries.
Residents of the countries above who wish to apply for a visa to live in New Zealand under our business or skilled migrant categories will need to lodge their application with our London Office.
If you are travelling on a passport from Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, or UAE you can visit New Zealand for three months without a visa. However, you will need to apply for a visa if you want to work or study in New Zealand.
Due to the high volume of applications, we recommend you lodge your application early to help ensure it is processed in time for your planned travel. You should not make irreversible travel plans before having your visa issued. Any bookings made are made at the risk of the applicant.