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A2.5 Criteria for acceptable travel documents

Acceptable travel documents must be:

  1. authentic and not unofficially altered or tampered with; and
  2. not damaged in a way that compromises the integrity of the document; and
  3. valid in the country of issue; and
  4. issued by an official source recognised by the New Zealand Government; and
  5. valid for travel to and from New Zealand; and
  6. in the case of people coming to New Zealand permanently, valid for enough time to allow them to travel to New Zealand; and
  7. in the case of people coming to New Zealand temporarily, valid either:
    1. for at least 3 months beyond the date they intend to depart; or
    2. for one month beyond the date they intend to depart, if the issuing government has consular representation in New Zealand that is able to issue and renew travel documents.

Effective 21/05/2018

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A2.5 Criteria for acceptable travel documents (29/11/2010)

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