Information about Child of a New Zealander Visitor Visa

This visa allows your dependent children to visit you in New Zealand for up to 9 months. You must be a New Zealand citizen or resident.


Up to 9 months

19 and under

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Have your children join you in New Zealand.
  • Send your children to school in New Zealand for up to 3 months.
  • Allow your children to explore New Zealand as visitors.

Things to note

  • If you want your children to go to school for more than 3 months, they’ll need a student visa.

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