The Singapore branch is the receiving office for visa applications for visitor, work, student, transit, label transfers, permanent resident visa/resident visa renewal applications and resident applications for partnership, dependent children and parent categories from citizens of Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Maldives and Seychelles.
For non-citizens, you must hold a valid long-term pass (such as IC, work, study, long-term visit pass) from and residing in these countries to lodge your application at our office.
If you are none of the above, please see our office and fees calculator to find out where to send your application.
We do not accept and process applications for other resident categories including Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) and are unable to provide advice and information to your enquiries pertaining to it.
Languages spoken by staff at the Singapore branch include English, Mandarin, Hindi and Telugu and Chinese dialects Cantonese, Hokkien, and Teochew.
Important note on label transfers: Label transfer applications will need to be submitted to the New Zealand Visa Application Centre (VAC). Applications will not be processed on the same day, even if applied for in person at the VAC. Label transfers will take three working days to process provided all documents are in order. You will also need to submit an application form. Please refer to the checklist for Label Transfer or New Zealand Citizen Endorsement for more information.
Changes to the processing of residence applications lodged from clients in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Maldives and Seychelles.
Monday, 11 November 2013
There will be changes to the receiving offices for family residence applications from clients in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Maldives and Seychelles.
Change in receiving office for visa applicants in Afghanistan
Monday, 23 September 2013
With immediate effect, applicants in Afghanistan will need to submit their temporary visa applications and residence visa applications (family categories) to the New Zealand Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.