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Questions tagged [new-zealand]

A country in the south-western Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main islands and multiple smaller ones.

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No Dependent passport number on New Zealand tourist visa

i am primary applicant for NZ tourist visa. My husband is accompanying me. We have our names and date of birth on our NZ visa but only primary applicant passport number. Is that correct?
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Travelling to New Zealand and Australia [duplicate]

Do I need separate visas for New Zealand and Australia if I'm visiting from South Africa? I will stay one week in Australia, and 5 weeks in New Zealand.
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Travel insurance for potential snowy weather when driving using a rental

I'm planning a holiday to the Queenstown area in New Zealand, in July. The plan is to arrive in at Christchurch airport, pick up a rental car and drive to Queenstown and spend about a week driving ...
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Travelling to NZ on visa-waiver while WHV Transfer is pending

A little background: I received the Working Holiday Visa last year in December, but renewed my passport in January and forgot all about it until earlier this week. I rushed to submit a visa transfer ...
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If I refuse to let NZ Customs inspect my phone, will I be deported or imprisoned?

In 2018, New Zealand created a law that people must pay 5000 NZD if travelers refuse to let immigration police inspect their mobile phones. But if a person refuses to allow inspection of a phone and ...
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How to re apply for a UK vistors visa [duplicate]

I was wondering if someone can assist me if it is worth re applying and if I can do it on my own or if I need an advisor? was anyone successful when re applying? reasons for refusal you have ...
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Visit visa and work visa [closed]

I'm going to work in New Zealand and my work visa will start after my arrival. I will enter as a tourist before with a waiver (I'm from Canada). I've been told that I need to go out of the country and ...
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Lost/Stolen Passport but travel is before the 1 week fast-track service UK

My mum was in Brussels for the day and had her bag stolen with passport in it. She is due to fly out this coming Friday (1 week today) to New Zealand to spend Christmas with me. The police assisted ...
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New Zealand precise duration of the “visa waiver visitor visa”

Everywhere i checked, the duration of this visa is 3 months. But what is 3 months? Is it from, for example, 3 january to 3 april? Or is there a duration in days, like 90ish days? I need this ...
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New Zealand visitor visa refusal: what can I do?

I had applied for General Visitor Visa to New Zealand online but my application was rejected on these grounds As you have limited previous international travel records and there is insufficient ...
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Are the roads in South Island in New Zealand very curvy? [closed]

My husband and I are flying to Queenstown in January 2019 (Summer). We will be hiring a car and driving to Milford Sound, Te Anau, Roys Peak, and Mount Cook. I do have a problem with motion sickness ...
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Can I get a driving license on a visitor visa?

I currently have a visitor visa for 8 months. I have never gotten a license in my own country as I never needed it, but in NZ it's a bit tricky to get around without one, so I'm considering studying/...
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How to I prove my legal age so that I can drink in New Zealand?

I am traveling to New Zealand in the spring, and I have a question regarding alcohol consumption. The legal drinking age in the United States is 21, yet it is 18 in New Zealand. I am over the age of ...
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Does a Canadian citizen need a visa for a stopover in New Zealand?

I have a 14-hour layover in New Zealand before I have a connecting flight to Melbourne, Australia. Do I need a visa if I wanted to leave the airport and go to a hotel? I am a Canadian citizen with the ...
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Incorrect passport number/name in New Zealand visa

I provided an incorrect passport number in my online New Zealand visitor visa application (one digit was duplicated). The visa application was approved and was linked against this incorrect number. ...
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Indian Citizen applying for NewZealand Visa from USA

I'm just starting to plan a 10 day trip to New Zealand in October and I'm having trouble finding the best way to apply for a visitor visa. I'm an Indian Citizen Living near San Francisco, California. ...
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Do you need a visa to work for countries remotely [closed]

I am a software developer and web designer. I would like to know if I need visas (like a working) to be allowed to work for companies remotely through the internet. I understand that if you want to ...
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Do you need to have past travel history to get your New Zealand visa approved?

Do you need to have past travel history to get your New Zealand visa approved? My aunt is a New Zealand citizen and sponsoring me next year. I'm worried they won't approve my visa because I haven't ...
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Can I travel to New Zealand with an expired H4 visa?

I am planning to go to New Zealand with my husband. I have an H4 (dependent visa) which is up for renewal. I am planning to go to New Zealand, spend 10 days and go to India, renew my visa and come ...
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When to purchase tickets between NZ islands

I am planning a trip to visit both New Zealand islands over a few weeks in January. The plan is to start on South Island and then make our way to North Island. We haven't decided whether we want to ...
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UK citizen applying for Working Holiday Visa to New Zealand, is the date of intent to travel flexible?

I'm applying for a visa before booking flights. The visa application requires a date of intent to travel. I'll be going mid-October but don't have a specific date yet as I haven't booked flights. If I ...
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Do I need to declare medication every time I cross the border into NZ/Aus?

I have ADHD, and for this I use stimulant medication (similar to Ritalin), which in New Zealand at least holds a class of restriction higher than regular prescribed medications (it requires a Ministry ...
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A transfer at an airport where you don't have admission into a country

I have a 3-year ban in Australia, with 1.5 years left. The reason: I thought my student visa expired in July but it expired in June, so I overstayed my visa for 1 month. I am going to New Zealand on a ...
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Processing time of a working holiday visa in New Zealand

I have a flight to New Zealand towards the end of April. I am eligible for the Working Holiday visa as an EU citizen, and would like to apply. No official average processing time is given for the ...
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Can I travel to New Zealand with a valid visa on an old/expired passport? [duplicate]

I recently renewed my passport (Brazil). I also have an expired passport, which has my New Zealand visa (permanent resident). I am planning to visit New Zealand. Since my valid New Zealand visa is in ...
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Why don't hotels in NZ have lamps?

Have stayed in a number of different motels in New Zealand and not one has had a table lamp in the seating area. A few have had lamps by the bed, but most were attached to it. Are they exceptionally ...
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Minimum account balance for New Zealand visa

We are visiting New Zealand for our honeymoon in March-April. As per visa regulations, we must have 1,000 NZD in our account. The minimum visa duration is 3 months. So, should each of us have 1,000 ...
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Do I need an Australian visa if I have a British visa?

I will be traveling to New Zealand and Australia with a cruise ship. Do I need an Australian entry visa and New Zealand entry visa if I already have a UK multiple entry visa?
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Refused boarding to New Zealand because I couldn't demonstrate I'm an NZ citizen. What are my options?

I bought tickets through a travel agent in New Zealand for my daughter, who is citizen of New Zealand as well as Russian, and myself. We travelled to Russia using Russian passports but the travel ...
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What visa does family need to holiday in New Zealand?

My friend from the Philippines is on a working visa in New Zealand. He would like to bring his 5-year-old daughter to New Zealand for a holiday. What sort of visa will his daughter need? Her mum will ...
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An iPhone purchased in the US: will it work in New Zealand?

I'm from New Zealand but am currently in the United States for the next few months. I plan to buy an unlocked iPhone 7 from Apple, use an AT&T SIM (which I already have) in it while I'm here, and ...
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What is the minimum duration of validity for a New Zealand tourist visa?

I am an Indian citizen and planning to visit New Zealand in next month but haven't decided my duration of stay (but it is likely to be from 1 to 4 weeks). What would be the minimum duration of ...
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Passport validity for New Zealand Visa Waiver

Is there an official source stating how much time more my passport needs to be valid after I return from my trip to New Zealand? Or, since it allows me up to 6 months, it means that my passports ...
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Indian Passport and currently in NZ on a tourist visa. I want to visit Australia

I have an Indian Passport and I'm currently in NZ on a tourist visa. I want to visit Australia. Do I have to apply from India or is possible to apply for a visa from NZ?
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1-week holiday in Fiji. How to carry my cash?

This is my first time travelling overseas by myself. I will be travelling from New Zealand to Fiji for one week. I thought about bringing credit cards but it seems like many places charge an extra ...
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If I travel to the UK while living abroad, can I keep my Permanent Residence valid? [closed]

I'll be making a move to Auckland, New Zealand soon. I am a UK Permanent Resident holder. I understand that if you are away from the UK for 2 years or longer then you lose your 'Indefinite Leave ...
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Working holiday visa for 3 weeks internship in NZ?

I'm moving to Australia to do an internship for a consultancy company based in Sydney in November. The company has an office in NZ, that they would like me to visit for about 3 weeks during my ...
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How can I explain to New Zealand Immigration that I am not barred re-entry to UK? [closed]

2 months ago, I was refused entry at the UK border due not meeting the General Visitor requirements Section 4.2. I was told I was not banned from re-entry to UK and my refusal letter makes no mention ...
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How do I check a New Zealand eVisa issued at the border to a UK visa waiver traveller?

Recently I entered New Zealand as a British citizen, using the 6-month visa waiver approach where you are issued a visa at the border. I entered via Auckland airport, where I was directed to use the "...
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Travelling into New Zealand with a visitor visa whilst student visa is pending [duplicate]

Currently, my student visa is still pending for NZ. However, I have already bought my ticket and I'll be flying out in a week. I have a Malaysian passport and I am from a waiver free country and can ...
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Travelling to New Zealand on visa waiver while work visa is pending

My wife (a doctor) has the opportunity to work in NZ for several months from a negotiable point in July, and as such has applied for transfer of her medical registration to the NZ medical body, and is ...
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Is tipping with a foreign currency acceptable/appreciated? [closed]

I'm traveling from Peru to New Zealand and I have some leftover Soles. I'm curious if I were in a coffee shop or a restaurant: how would my server react to a tip that includes a foreign currency? To ...
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Do I need a visa to work for my company in Europe whilst holidaying in New Zealand? [duplicate]

My Europe-based company has offered to allow me to work during my holidays in New Zealand which would really help out. I go there the 1st June. Do I need a special visa or is a tourist one OK?
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As a web developer what is my new Zealand visa Industry?

I am applying for a New Zealand working holiday visa, filling the form I was asked occupation, which I found, and industry, which I didn't. I found my occupation of web developer here. But I can't ...
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Can I still use my South Africa passport to travel to South Africa after becoming a New Zealand citizen?

I was born in South Africa then migrated to New Zealand. Before I obtained my NZ citizenship, we had to renew my South African Passport. At the moment I have a valid NZ passport (expires end of this ...
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New Zealand Refugee Travel Document [closed]

Does Chinese Customs Service allow people to enter China with a valid Chinese tourist visa ( visitor visa ) on a Refugee Travel Document issued by New Zealand Government?
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Do you get another 6 months on each visit to New Zealand?

Next year I plan to: Travel to NZ from the UK (visa-waiver applies so single entry visa automatically granted I think for 6 months) & stay for up to a week Go to Australia for 2 or 3 weeks (I ...
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Indian citizen, married to Australian permanent resident, travelling from Australia to New Zealand - visa required?

I am an Indian citizen married to a permanent resident of Australia. I have a tourist visa for Australia. Would I require a separate visa to travel to New Zealand? If yes, what visa should I apply for ...
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When travelling to New Zealand will Security know about my overstaying in US 19 years ago?

I overstayed a tourist visa to US from 1988 to 1997, was not caught, and went back to my native country. I wasn't deported, nor detained, nor removed, it was my decision to leave the country. I don't ...
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Do Indians need two transit visas if transiting in Australia on outbound and return flights?

I am travelling to New Zealand from India through Australia on 2 March and returning on 3 April. Do I have to apply for two transit visas, or will the visa I obtain for the outward trip on 2 March ...