About this visa Short-term Entertainment Act Visitor Visa

If you’re a performer or immediate support crew for a performer you can apply for this visa to take part in a short-term live entertainment act in New Zealand. To apply, the entertainment act must be promoted by a promoter on our Approved Promoters List.


Up to 3 months

All Visa Conditions

With this visa you can

  • Take part in a short-term live entertainment act being promoted by a promoter on Immigration New Zealand’s Approved Promoters List.
  • Include your partner, and dependent children aged 19 and under, in your visa application.

Things to note

  • Check if you need to apply for a visitor visa – people from certain countries can travel to New Zealand without applying for a visa first, we call this travelling visa waiver.
  • It’s faster and easier to apply online. Check if you’re eligible to apply online for a visitor visa.

Visa waiver countries
Eligible to apply online

Please check that you meet the detailed criteria before you apply for a visa or travel to New Zealand

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Visitor visa