Travel between Niue and New Zealand

Quarantine-free travel for travellers arriving in New Zealand from Niue.

Quarantine-free travel from Niue  

If you are in Niue you can apply for a New Zealand electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) or any visa - you do not need a critical purpose or submit an expression of interest 


Visitor visas

Work visas

Student visas

Family visas

Normal visa processing timeframes apply. 


After arriving from Niue, if you leave New Zealand to travel to another country, for example Fiji and the US, and want to return to New Zealand you will need to have a critical purpose and submit an expression of interest. 

If you already have a valid NZeTA you can use this. 

Australian citizens and Australian permanent residents in Niue  

Australian citizens can travel to New Zealand without applying for a visa or NZeTA before travelling. 

Australian permanent residents will need to request an NZeTA before travelling. 

Boarding the plane to travel to New Zealand 

To travel to New Zealand from Niue you must: 

  • Be flying from Niue to New Zealand directly on a commercial aircraft operated by Air New Zealand, and 
  • Have been present for at least 14 before travelling to New Zealand in Niue or New Zealand  

If you do not meet these criteria you will be denied boarding or refused entry to New Zealand. 

On arrival in New Zealand there are also health criteria you must meet. This includes: 

  • staying at least 2 metres away from anyone in the arrival airport who did not arrive from Niue, and 
  • wearing a face covering while in the arrival airport, and 
  • not had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days 
  • not have any COVID-19 symptoms, and 
  • not be waiting for a COVID-19 test result. 

Your health may be assessed on arrival. 

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