Transit visa waiver countries

Citizens of some countries do not have to apply for a visa before passing through New Zealand as a transit passenger but must request an NZeTA.

In transit through New Zealand

If you are passing through Auckland International Airport on your way to another country you do not have to apply for a visa if you are from a transit visa waiver country.

From 1 October, you must request an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) before you travel.

NZeTA

List of transit visa waiver countries 

Bahamas

Bermuda

Bolivia

Colombia

Costa Rica

Ecuador

Federated States of Micronesia

Indonesia

Kiribati

Nauru

Palau

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Republic of Marshall Islands

Samoa

Solomon Islands

Thailand

Tonga

Tuvalu

Vanuatu

Venezuela