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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How do Visa denials impact future Visa applications?

A few years ago, I applied for a residency Visa to live and work in New Zealand. I received an email indicating that my application was likely to be denied (tl;dr: because I had not yet finished ...
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Is it possible to have multiple working holiday visas (not EU)?

As I am approaching 31, I am thinking of giving working holiday a go. I am considering New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Would it be possible to apply for all three and then keep switching countries ...
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London - Auckland Flight - best way to book it [closed]

Hi I have extensive experience in booking European flights and I have always planned all our holidays, flights accommodations by myself. But for the first time I am going to take our family of four ...
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SIM cards for New Zealand Visitors [duplicate]

This question is a semi-duplicate of SIM card in New Zealand with unlimited internet access, but that was 7 years ago and I would expect the cellular details have changed in that length of time. For ...
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Can I enter New Zealand again after receiving a tourist visa last March?

I am very much interested to know if I can travel again to New Zealand after I went there last March this year. I'm planning to visit again next year, this time it's on a business trip sponsored by my ...
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Validity Dates of New Zealand Tourist Visa

My New Zealand tourist visa letter says, "The start date of your visa is: 23 August 2019 You must arrive in New Zealand before: The number of times you may travel to New Zealand is: Single The last ...
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Studying in EU as EU citizen without EU passport [closed]

My daughter wants to study in Germany for 6 months through a student exchange programme. She has dual citizenship - Czech Republic (EU) and New Zealand (non-EU), however she only has NZ passport, her ...
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Should I buy ferry tickets from Viator?

I am looking at options for getting from the North to the South Island in December. I found this website selling ferry tickets: https://www.viator.com/Wellington-tours/Ferry-Services/d399-g15-c69 ...
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Are there any Chinatowns in New Zealand?

Wikipedia says: Chinatowns existed on Greys Avenue in Auckland and Haining Street in Wellington up until the 1970s, and there is a growing community in both Christchurch and Dunedin. Does it mean ...
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Visa issued of my NzETA travelling with Spanish passport

I will travel with my Spanish passport. I already have issued my NZeTA authorization to travel to Auckland. I travel to Santiago de Chile with Copa airline ticket and the next day I travel by Lan ...
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Driving test in New Zealand?

My partner and I are going to New Zealand in November for a few months and the plan is to buy a camper and drive around, checking out the sights! The only slight hitch with this plan is I haven't yet ...
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New Zealand Visa : Medicals on Old Visa - Issues to File Visa?

I had done my medicals for New Zealand visa when my old passport was active last month. Then I got a new passport re-issued as I had to change personal details in the passport. Now the medicals have ...
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Does a Filipino passport holder resident in New Zealand need a visa to enter South Korea?

I live in New Zealand but I have a Filipino passport with a student visa in it. Do I need to get a visa if I want to go to South Korea from New Zealand?
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Do you need to send passport to new zealand embassy for visa (Indian living in USA)

We are applying for an Australia visa for work trip. And we thought of applying for a NZ visa as well. But it looks like we may need to send passports for the NZ visa. (Australian Visa does not need ...
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Visiting Taiwan, then to China [duplicate]

essentially the same question as this thread: Visiting both Taiwan and China having one passport I intend to travel on a New Zealand passport from Auckland to Taiwan first, then to China, then back ...
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Can I fly direct from Manila to Sydney? Sydney to Auckland? and exit in Sydney?

I am a Philipppine passport holder, I have visas for both countries Australia & New Zealand. Planning to travel for my birthday. I want to fly directly from Manila to Sydney, spend 1 week in ...
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Do you get another 3 months on each visit to New Zealand?

Asking a very similar question to this Do you get another 6 months on each visit to New Zealand? however I am a US rather than a UK citizen so my visa waiver visa is a shorter duration than that for a ...
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Do Australia and New Zealand have a travel ban on Somalis (like Wikipedia says)?

The Wikipedia article on visa requirements for Somali Citizens lists three countries that refuse admission to Somali citizens: the US, Australia & New Zealand. I know the US travel ban is true—it ...
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Importing wooden trinkets into New Zealand and Australia

I have been travelling and have picked up some neat wooden trinkets. I will be holidaying in New Zealand before travelling back to Australia. I know that both countries have restrictions on such ...
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Driving Dunedin to Queenstown early July [duplicate]

What route should we take from Dunedin to Queenstown in winter? No experience of driving on snow-covered or icy roads. Time not an issue. Have visited in Sept and Dec so expecting very different ...
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NZ Visa application: emedical [closed]

I need to apply for a work Visa in New Zealand, sponsored by an accredited employer (research position at a university). I currently live in the US and I am required to provide certain medical ...
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No Dependent passport number on New Zealand tourist visa [closed]

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 ...