Fees, decision times and where to apply

All Immigration New Zealand offices are now closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Processing of critical or essential visas related to COVID-19 requests for entry to New Zealand are being prioritised based on the direction of the New Zealand Government.

Processing times: COVID-19

If you have a visa that is due to expire, check the information on our COVID-19 hub about how the Epidemic Management Notice may affect your visa. You will also receive information directly by email from Immigration New Zealand.

Epidemic Management Notice

Key information on current border closure and exemptions. 

Border closures and exceptions

Fees and receiving centre

Search for the information you need to:

  • apply for visas and expressions of interest
  • register for a ballot
  • apply for employer schemes, accreditation and approvals
  • keep your visa and passport up to date.