How do I get an eTA for New Zealand?
- Passport valid for at least three (3) months beyond the intended date of arrival in New Zealand.
- Credit or debit card to pay the eTA fee and tourism levy.
- A current email address at which to receive the approved eTA.
How much does New Zealand eTA cost?
An NZeTA request costs NZD $9 on our free app, or NZD $12 if completed online. You pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) at the same time as your NZeTA. This costs NZD $35. Once you have requested an NZeTA you can check its status.
How long does it take to get an eTA for New Zealand?
Most applications are processed in 1 to 2 business days. Once approved, the eTA New Zealand (NZeTA) is sent to the petitioner electronically to the email address the user provides in their application form. The New Zealand eTA is valid for 2 years from the moment it is granted, and can be used for multiple visits.
Can I travel to New Zealand now from Nigeria?
I’m from Nigeria, do I need a visa to enter New Zealand? Yes, you need a visa to enter New Zealand. You can only apply for this document in an embassy, at least for now.
Is New Zealand giving visa now?
You can now enter New Zealand if you hold a current visitor visa. With the exception of visitor visa applications submitted from the Pacific, temporary entry applications from outside New Zealand remain suspended, unless you have been invited to apply for a visa.
Can I travel to New Zealand right now?
You may travel to New Zealand while the border is closed if we consider it a critical purpose to travel.
How long does an eTA last?
An eTA is electronically linked to a traveller’s passport. It is valid for up to five years or until the passport expires, whichever comes first. If you get a new passport, you need to get a new eTA.
Is an eTA the same as a visa?
An eTA Is Not a Visa An electronic travel authorization is not the same as a visa. An eTA can only be obtained by travelers who are nationals of a country that falls under the destination’s Visa Waiver Program. In contrast, eVisas are usually available to citizens of most countries and territories.
When New Zealand borders will open?
New Zealand’s borders are reopening throughout 2022.
How long can I stay in NZ?
Generally, the maximum stay holding a Visitor Visa is 9 months. We usually only allow visitors to stay for 9 months in an 18-month period. To work this out, we look at the last day that you intend to be in New Zealand (e.g. 1 July 2020) and count back 18 months from there (e.g. 1 January 2019).
Can airlines check visa status?
Verification challenges The airline document check is normally limited to a visual examination to identify possible fraud and to ensure that a visa or other travel entitlement is present in the passport if required.
Is New Zealand visa open?
We have enhanced Immigration Online. You can still access applications, documents or eVisas in the old system.
Is Nigeria eligible for New Zealand eTA?
Yes, Nigerian passport holders are eligible to apply for a New Zealand eTA. This is quick and easy to do online. The NZeTA is an entry requirement for Nigerians visiting New Zealand for the following reasons: Tourism.
What are the documents required for New Zealand visitor visa?
- Duly filled and signed application form.
- Fee payment receipt.
- Latest passport size photographs (2)
- Original passport.
- Medical certificate.
- Proof of financial stability.
- Proof of return – air tickets.
How much bank balance is required for New Zealand visa?
Proof of funds required to sustain in New Zealand, viz. NZD1000 per month overall, or NZD400 per month if the accommodation is already paid for. If a resident is supporting you then the Sponsorship Form is for Temporary Entry.