COVID-19

Information for all travellers, student visa holders, migrant workers and employers.

COVID-19: Key updates

COVID-19: Key updates

Temporary border measures, visas, travel and essential service support.

Border restrictions: how to enter New Zealand or request to travel

Border restrictions: how to enter New Zealand or request to travel

The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all travellers to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

NZ employer COVID-19 information

NZ employer COVID-19 information

Visas for critical workers in healthcare, maritime and other sectors.

RSE COVID-19 information

RSE COVID-19 information

Key updates for Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSEs) in New Zealand.

Student visa COVID-19 information

Student visa COVID-19 information

Updates for student visa holders and applicants.

Migrant and refugee information

Migrant and refugee information

Information for settlement service providers, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO), community groups, or individuals who work with or know recent migrants and/or former refugees.

Epidemic Management Notice information

Epidemic Management Notice information

An Epidemic Management Notice relating to immigration matters came into effect on 2 April 2020. This had some impacts on visas of people in New Zealand and also on some detention and court-related matters requirements.

Media factsheets

Media factsheets

A series of factsheets for media on key immigration topics, including COVID-19.

Official COVID-19 website

Official COVID-19 website

For more information about the NZ Government’s COVID-19 official response.