Information about Transit Visa

If you are transiting through New Zealand you need to apply for a Transit Visa, unless you are travelling to Australia, from a visa waiver country or from a transit visa waiver country.


Up to 24 hours

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Pass through Auckland International airport as a transit passenger – you’ll need to stay in the airport’s transit area at all times.
  • Include your partner, and dependent children aged 19 and under, in your visa application.

Things to note

  • You can only transit New Zealand through Auckland International Airport.
  • If you are from a visa waiver country you must hold an NZeTA before you travel. An NZeTA request costs NZD $9 on our free app, or NZD $12 if completed online.

Information about NZeTA
Character requirements
Visa waiver countries and territories
Transit visa waiver countries
Transit passengers

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