Information about Tour Escort Visitor Visa

With this visa you can come to New Zealand as a tour escort on a visitor visa. To apply, you must meet the criteria of the visa and you will need a letter from your employer confirming your role and duties as a tour escort.


Generally up to 3 months. Depending on your plans, up to 9 months

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Travel to New Zealand with a tour group and act as a tour escort.

Things to note

  • You must arrive, leave and travel within New Zealand with a tour group.
  • You must live outside New Zealand and be employed by an employer outside New Zealand.
  • If you are from a visa waiver country, you do not need to apply for a visitor visa but you still need to carry a letter from your employer and you must hold an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) before travelling to New Zealand.

Visa waiver countries and territories
Information about NZeTA

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