Information about 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 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

  • If you are from a visa waiver country and you meet all the criteria for this visa, you do not need to apply for a visa before you travel to New Zealand but you must hold an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority).

Visa waiver countries and territories
Information about NZeTA
Visa Waiver Visitor Visa

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Visitor visa