If you wish to travel to New Zealand as a tourist for a period of less than six months, then find information about your entry requirements here.
Having the appropriate passport and visa before leaving home is key to a smooth entry into New Zealand. When you arrive in New Zealand, you’ll need to be carrying a passport that:
Chinese citizens wishing to visit New Zealand as a tourist require a visitor visa.
Citizens of some countries do not require a visa if they are intending to travel to New Zealand for a short period. You can do a quick check to see if you need a visitor visa.
Chinese citizens who intend to visit New Zealand as a tourist and stay for less than six months are required to fill out two forms:
In addition to these forms, you need to supply other documentation in support of your application. Please refer to the Visitor visa (less than six months) checklist DOC [77KB] for information.
除了上述表格，请提供相关文件协助您的签证申请。请参考 访问签证（少于6个月）材料清单 DOC [77KB]。
INZ processes visitor visa applications as quickly as possible, however processing times may differ for individual applications. INZ recommends you lodge your application at least 20 days before your travel date.
In the three months to 1 July 2013 Immigration New Zealand in China processed over 51 per cent of all individual visitor visa applications within five working days, over 84% within 10 working days, over 92% within 15 working days and over 96% within 20 working days.
Generally, applicants that we consider as 'positive profile' will have their applications processed more quickly.
‘Positive profile’ applicants are applicants who:
Once you’ve completed these forms and collated your supporting documentation, you are ready to lodge your application.
You can submit your application either in person or by post.
The cost of a visitor visa if you are applying in China is RMB 1,080, which is made up of:
If you are applying in Hong Kong, the cost of a visitor visa is HKD 1,324, which is made up of:
Courier fees are also required if you:
Application, Facilitation and courier fees can be paid:
在中国申请访问签证的费用为RMB 1,080 元，涵盖；
If you are travelling with your partner and dependent children, they can be included in the same application form and only one application and facilitation fee is required for the whole family.
Find your location in the lists below to find out where and how you can lodge your visitor visa application.