You must provide proof of your identity
Please also provide a copy of your ID card.
Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after you plan to leave New Zealand.
If you’re unable to provide a copy of your birth certificate, we’ll accept your identity card as proof of your identity.
We don’t accept delays or expense as reasons for not providing a birth certificate.
If you’re applying for this visa outside of New Zealand, you’ll need to supply a pre-paid courier envelope, for us to return your passport and/or any other original identity documents.
If you do not have a full birth certificate, you must provide all of the following:
- a ‘No record of birth registration’
- a Permanent Account Number (PAN) card or Voters Card or Indian driver’s license
- a school leaving certificate or class 10th or 12th passing certificate which includes your name, date of birth and your father’s name
- a statutory declaration or an affidavit sworn before a Magistrate/Notary Public which states your full name, date and place of birth and both your parent’s full names.