Information about Visitor Visa

This visa lets you come to New Zealand as a visitor. You can also study for a short time on this visa or attend a job interview. You will need enough money to support yourself during your stay.


Up to 9 months

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Visit friends and family, explore New Zealand or enjoy amateur sports, or adventure activity.
  • Study for up to 3 months.
  • 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 visa waiver countries can travel to New Zealand without a visa but you must hold an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority).

Information about NZeTA

Visa Waiver for Visitor Visa

Visa waiver countries and territories

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