Information about Medical Treatment Visitor Visa

You can visit New Zealand for medical treatment or consultation you’ve been accepted for. You must able to pay for your treatment, unless it’s funded under a special arrangement for citizens of South Pacific countries.

Overview

Up to 6 months


All conditions

You can

  • Come to New Zealand for medical treatment or consultation you’ve already been accepted for.
  • Include your partner, and dependent children aged 19 and under, in your visa application.
  • Stay in New Zealand until it’s safe for you to travel.

Things to note

  • Even if you’re from a visa waiver country, you have to apply for a visa to come to New Zealand for medical treatment or consultation.
  • If your need for treatment or consultation is urgent or an emergency situation, contact us - we may be able to make special arrangements for you.
  • If your condition requires it, you may be escorted by a family member, friend or doctor– they’ll need to apply for their own visa.

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