get a Visa
Important note: All
information contained in this topic about visas to New
Zealand, only serve as a guide and are not official
information. We cannot guarantee they are correct. For
official and up-to-date information, see the official
website of New
Zealand Immigration official or web of the New
Zealand Embassy in your country.
in this matter is very different from Australia,
as it does not rank countries by level. It simply produces a list of countries with
diplomatic relations for a certain Visa. In other words, there is no further documentation requirements
for different countries. Either the country has the
agreement for the type of visa or not.
or tourists the following countries are exempt from prior approval, and just
arrive at the airport in New Zealand to receive a Visitor visa (of course one has to fill out the entry criteria required by the Immigration
such as funds and a ticket).
The countries are:
Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain,
Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain , Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican City.
Source: Immigration New
Note: Australia and New Zealand have an agreement of free movement,
allowing to work and live in any one of the two countries. That
means kiwis can move to Australia and vice versa to reside or work without problems or need
New Zealand also grants temporary work permit,
called the Working Holiday Scheme
to certain countries with agreements (it has some restrictions
such as age and time allowed to work in New Zealand etc)
. See more about NZ working holiday and the list of countries with agreements to working
holiday in NZ.
Help came to New Zealand with a beginner Visas.