Information about Adoption Pre-citizenship Visitor Visa

Children adopted from other countries can visit New Zealand, before their New Zealand citizenship is confirmed. You must provide the children's birth certificates and evidence that at least one of their adoptive parents is a New Zealand citizen.


Up to 6 months

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Bring children adopted from other countries to New Zealand.

Things to note

  • We may waive the funds, onward travel and health requirements for adopted children.

Check that you meet the detailed criteria.

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Visitor visa