Information about Culturally Arranged Marriage Visitor Visa

You can visit New Zealand to marry a New Zealand citizen or resident. Your marriage must take place within 3 months of arriving here. After you get married and start living with your partner, you can apply for a 12-month work visa.


3 months

All conditions

You can

  • Come to New Zealand to get married.
  • Explore New Zealand as a visitor.
  • Study for up to 3 months.

Things to note

  • If you don’t marry within 3 months of your arrival, you must leave New Zealand.

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Visitor visa