I have an Australian tourist visa 9 months and am a Filipino citizen. I am currently in Australia and wish to travel to New Zealand for two weeks.

What visa would I need and best way to apply?

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Courtesy SkyTeam:

New Zealand - Destination Passport

Passport required.

Document validity rules:

Passports and other documents accepted for entry issued to nationals of Philippines must be valid for a minimum of 1 month beyond the period of intended stay. The following regulations apply to children/minors:

Minors entering New Zealand may be included in the passport of the parent, who is traveling with them. Important:

Passengers with an APEC Business Travel Card must travel with a passport. The passport number and nationality must match those stated on the card.

Type: Notice New Zealand - Destination Visa

Visa required.

The following are exempt from holding a visa:

Passengers with an APEC Business Travel Card valid for travel to "NZL" if traveling on business for a maximum stay of 3 months. The card is valid for the countries listed on the back of the card. Visa issuance:

New Zealand issues both printed visa labels and label-less visas. Printed visa labels are inserted into a passport or travel document. There is no physical evidence of a label-less visa in the passport or travel document but all passengers must carry a printed visa approval letter that confirms the details of their visa. The New Zealand visa record is held in Immigration New Zealand's systems and authority to board should be verified using the NZ APP system. Airlines not connected to NZ APP that carry a passenger on an earlier leg of their journey, can use TIETACNZ, or view the printed visa label or the visa approval letter to identify any travel conditions, such as whether the person is exempt from the requirement to hold a return/onward ticket. Additional information:

Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay. The amount of funds needed is NZD 1,000.- per person per month of stay or NZD 400.- if accommodation has been prepaid. Evidence of funds may be in the form of cash, traveler's cheques, bank drafts, letters of credit or the following credit cards: Diners Club, American Express, Bankcard, Mastercard and Visa. If Visa label contains "Funds Waived", evidence of sufficient funds is not required.

Visitors are required to hold documents for their next destination.


Visitors holding a visa that specifies the requirement to hold an outward ticket must hold return/onward tickets.

Exempt are holders of authorization issued by New Zealand?s immigration authorities waiving the return ticket requirement.

The easiets way to apply may be online.

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