Request for travel to New Zealand

Use this form if you have a critical reason to travel to New Zealand while the COVID-19 border restrictions are in place.

When to use this form

If you require urgent travel to New Zealand for one of the following reasons:

  • critical health worker
  • Tongan or Samoan national requiring essential travel to New Zealand
  • partner or dependent child of student or work visa holder
  • partner or dependent child of a New Zealand citizen or resident
  • legal guardian of a New Zealand citizen or resident
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident that normally resides in New Zealand
  • replacement cargo ship crew arriving by air
  • humanitarian
  • humanitarian — attending Christchurch terror attack sentencing.

 

After submitting this form we will assess the information you have provided and may issue you with an Invitation to Apply.

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Reason for submitting request


Note

You can find this on a letter from INZ with the 8 digit application number at the top of that letter.

Note

You can find this on a letter from INZ with the 8 digit application number at the top of that letter. Ensure this is your most recent application number.

Note

A partner is someone you are living together with in a genuine and stable relationship.
Partnership

Note

Must match the full name on passport that will be used to travel to New Zealand.

Note

Must match the passport that will be used to travel to New Zealand.

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A dependent child is someone who relies on you and/or your partner for financial support and is:

  • aged 17 or younger and single, or
  • aged 18 or 19, single and doesn’t have any children.

Principal applicant details

A principal applicant is the person we assess against first.


Contact details

If you are requesting travel to New Zealand for yourself or someone else, provide your details here.


Note

Make sure your email address is correct, this will be the email address we will use to contact you.

Character details

The following questions apply to everyone included in this request aged 17 years and over.


Health details

Your answers must be for you and anyone included in your request.


Note

Refer to COVID-19 website for latest requirements.

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