- This is not current immigration instructions -
E2.60 Restrictions on the grant of visas, to certain groups as designated by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) (30/04/2011)
United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Regulations 1997 reg 11; United Nations Sanctions (Liberia) Regulations 2001 reg 16; United Nations Sanctions (Al-Qaida and Taliban) Regulations 2007 reg 13; United Nations Sanctions (Côte d'Ivoire) Regulations 2005 reg 13; United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) Regulations 2006 reg 17; United Nations Sanctions (Iran) Regulations 2010 Reg 25; United Nations Sanctions (Lebanon) Regulations 2008 reg 17; United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulations 2004 reg 12D; United Nations Sanctions (Sudan) Regulations 2004 reg 13D; United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulations 1992 reg 10F, United Nations Sanctions (Eritrea) 2010 Reg 13; United Nations Sanctions (Libya) 2011 Reg 17.
- In accordance with UNSC sanctions, no person who is a designated individual or specified entity may enter New Zealand or transit through New Zealand, meaning that no such person may be granted a visa and entry permission. This restriction is in place for the following people:
- designated individuals from Sierra Leone
- designated individuals from Liberia
- designated individuals from Côte d'Ivoire
- designated individuals, and their immediate family members, from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)
- designated individuals and specified entities from Al-Qaida and Taliban
- designated individuals from Iran
- designated individuals from Lebanon
- designated individuals from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
- designated individuals from Sudan
- designated individuals from Somalia
- designated individuals from Eritrea
- designated individuals from Libya.
- Immigration officers must contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade when processing any immigration application from a person to whom (a) above applies.
- A visa and entry permission may only be granted to a designated individual or specified entity on the advice of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Note: For the purposes of these instructions a designated individual and a specified entity is someone who is named on a list of such persons held by INZ and updated from time to time.