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Unvaccinated children/teens and self-isolation when entering New Zealand

We are looking at visiting New Zealand now that the NZ government has released their plan to reopen the border. The current info says that fully vaccinated eligible travelers can self-isolate when ...
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Requirement to pay for quarantine when entering New Zealand?

We are New Zealand citizens who live outside of the country. We may need to travel to NZ next year for 3+ months (but not permanently), and are currently looking at our quarantine/isolation ...
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Using 2 Passports on rotation

I have a UK passport and a New Zealand passport. Assuming UK is no longer part of the EU, and UK passport holders are allowed visa-free visits to the Schengen Area for 90 in 180 days just like NZ ...
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Do I need a visa for Japan as a New Zealand Citizen?

I'm from New Zealand and I am planning a trip to Japan next year. The flights I'm looking at have short layovers in Australia where I don't plan on leaving the airport so I don't think I need a visa ...
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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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RTW ticket - complicated visa/passport issue [duplicate]

my family is travelling on a One World RTW trip which includes South Africa and Sri Lanka. Because we have both British and NZ passports and South Africa only has a visa waiver for British we booked ...
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New Zealand boyfriend traveling to Iran with me

In 2 weeks, my Kiwi boyfriend is joining me to travel to Iran and visit my family. He is excited but I am a bit worried as what can go wrong. I know he can get a visa on arrival but a website told us ...
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How do I travel as dual citizen of the US and New Zealand? [duplicate]

I have lived in the US for many years. I renewed my New Zealand passport several years ago (born in NZ). I have been told I must leave and enter the US on my US passport. I am going to NZ soon. What ...
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Visiting Canada by land and back

My wife and I are New Zealand citizens and Mexico residents. We are driving across the US and thinking about traveling into Canada from Michigan and back into the US at Niagara falls or thereabouts. ...
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Can I still enter the UK after my EEA Family Permit has been denied?

I am a New Zealand citizen with residency in Canada. I have been with my EEA National Partner for theee years in a durable relationship. Unfortunately my EEA Family was just denied. They stated: ...
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I am a New Zealand Passport holder do I need a visa to visit Palau

I am a New Zealand passport holder. Do I need a visa for Palau? I am transiting through Seoul and Taiwan. Do I need visa for those countries as well?
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What are the odds of successfully re-entering the UK after previously having stayed there on a Tier 2 visa? [duplicate]

Will I have issues re-entering the UK for Christmas, after being on a Tier 2 visa three months prior? I lived in the UK throughout 2017 with a Tier 2 visa until deciding to ask for a transfer back ...
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Does a New Zealander need a transit visa if in Australia for over 8 hours transit on the return trip back to NZ?

I am a New Zealander traveling from NZ to Canada with a transit in Australia for 4 hours. I figure that will be ok. However on my return trip back to New Zealand I will have a transit in Australia for ...
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Can a dual national fly if one of the passports expires soon?

I'm a dual national and have passports from both New Zealand and Taiwan. I live in Singapore and have a residence permit. The NZ passport will expire in less than 6 months and I am supposed to fly to ...
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Visa-free visit and re-entry to the UK

I am an NZ passport holder travelling to the UK. I understand that I can get 6 months visa free access there. But, can I leave the country and return again within the six months? I haven't been ...
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US B1/B2 Visa Travel Restrictions?

We are NZ citizens living in Mexico. We have just today had interviews at the US consulate to get US B1/B2 Visas (and approved) for travel into the US. In talking with a friend here in Mexico they ...
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Can I return to my home country (NZ) with a day left on my passport?

My NZ passport is due to expire 2 days after I return from living in Mexico for years. Is this going to cause me any problems? Would it be an issue for Mexican immigration?
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Travel insurance for working holiday in the UK [closed]

My wife and I are going to do a working holiday in the UK for 2 years. We will have travel insurance for an initial trip around continental Europe before we start work in the UK, but I'm not sure if ...
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Do the Swedish/Danish authorities issue Schengen tourist visas at the Oresund Bridge?

I am a New Zealander living in Germany and will be travelling to Denmark soon. My problem is that my current work visa will be expiring before my trip. Although this presents no problem in entering ...
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New Zealand resident by birth with no NZ passport but with a valid British passport entering NZ

I'm a New Zealand (NZ) resident and have lived there all my life up until 15 months ago when I traveled to France. I don't have a current NZ passport and I'm returning to NZ on the 29th of December. I ...
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Does a New Zealander need a transit visa for Australia?

I'm a New Zealander who is flying from India to Auckland with a change over in Australia. Do I need a visa?
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Transit through Shenzhen (SZX) without leaving the airport

I am a New Zealand citizen wishing to transit through SZX without leaving the airport. I am seeking clarification on whether I will need a transit visa to proceed with this plan. I am flying from ...
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Traveling via USA (B2 Visa) to Mexico - Ongoing ticket requirement

A friend is traveling from NZ to Mexico via the USA, and have a B2 Visa for the USA. Flying to LA then driving to Mexico. Under VWP/ESTA they would be required to have an on-going ticket out of the ...
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Traveling from NZ to USA, how much money do I need for CBP to let me in?

I'm traveling from New Zealand to North Carolina to stay with my partner for a number of weeks. My ESTA has been approved. While I'm staying with him, he will be covering my daily costs and ...
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Cancelled Endorsement with Thai immigration

My partner has just become a NZ citizen. Dual nationality is allowed in NZ. He has an NZ passport and he has just renewed his Thai passport. Here, you can get an electronic endorsement without a ...
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Questions regarding Layover in Vancouver as a New Zealander/Taiwanese

I will be laying over in Vancouver airport at the start of June on my way to Brisbane (from San Deigo). I am flying Air Canada for both legs of the trip but will have a 4.5 hour layover in Vancouver ...
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New Zealand citizen who has been living in Korea a year, do I need a TB check to enter the UK?

So far I have found slightly conflicting information regarding whether I need a visa or not. New Zealanders ARE NOT required to get a TB check, however I have been living in South Korea for almost a ...
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RE-entering UK on tourist visa after leaving just before ancestry visa expires

I am a NZ citizen who has been staying in the UK on an ancestry visa. I plan to leave the UK in March, just before my visa expires, and go to Eire for 6-8 weeks to visit friends. I would like to re-...
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Transiting via Madrid to Venice

I have e mailed Iberia but not had a reply. Can anyone please tell me if i book a flight Malaga to Venice and choose one with 6 plus hours transit in Madrid, therefore our bags are not our care, can ...
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Romanian Visa Rules for New Zealand citizen

I came to Europe via Estonia, where I spent two months (entering via the Schengen Zone), after which I have come to Romania. My visas: I have come here for work-related purposes, so I am in a ...
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Will I be allowed into Thailand with less than six months on my New Zealand passport?

Will I be allowed into Thailand with less than six months on my New Zealand passport?
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New Zealander travelling to Canada— return ticket requirements?

I'm a New Zealander and I was wondering if I needed an onward or return ticket to go to Canada? I have purchased a one-way ticket to Vancouver, but I just wanted to make sure I don't need a ticket ...
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Can I leave India and return using a different passport? (Tourist Visa)

I have dual citizenship to both NZ and the UK and am currently in India on my NZ visa which expires in March. I would like to continue travelling here but my NZ passport now has less than six months ...
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Is 2 hours transit time in SFO enough for a NZ-citizen flying Kelowna,BC - SFO - Auckland?

I am travelling from Kelowna via SFO and have a two hour layover - is this enough time to make the Air NZ flight? - coming in on Air Canada so luggage can be checked through to Auckland. We are NZ ...
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Do we need a transit visa we have a 12 hour stop over and have booked a hotel, we are flying with AirIndia from Sydney to Rome return

I am traveling with my elderly parents, sister and her son. He is 19 years old. We are traveling to Rome, from Sydney return on Air India. We have a 12 hour stopover in Delhi, so I have booked a hotel ...
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As someone with dual nationality, can I exit my home country (New Zealand) on the passport of another country?

I currently live in New Zealand, and in a few weeks I'm going to be leaving to visit and travel in Europe for about a year. I've got both British and New Zealand citizenship, and about a month ago ...
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Fastest way to obtain a China tourism visa in Hawaii?

I am in Honolulu and want to quickly get a tourism visa for mainland China. What are my options? I would prefer to avoid flying to Los Angeles/Hong Kong or similar. Nationality: New Zealand
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Is there a list of countries that require six months' validity remaining on your New Zealand passport?

As we know, some countries require you to have six months remaining on your passport in order to visit. I'm uncertain as to whether this differs for each origin country - for example, one list seems ...
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6 hour stopover in Shanghai

I have a stop over in Shanghai Pudong (Transit for a flight from London to Auckland). Is this long enough to leave the airport, do some sight-seeing, and then make it back? Do I need a visa to ...
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Are there "issues" when wanting to travel to, from, between Pakistan, India and Bangladesh?

That India, Pakistan and Bangladesh tend to dislike each other severely due to past events and general history is a matter of record. India and Pakistan disagreement over Kashmir 'does not help'. ...
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Does the Laos ANZ bank help with replacement ATM/VISA cards for Australian and New Zealand ANZ bank customers?

On my last legal day in Thailand I realized my ANZ ATM card was missing. I was obliged to cross the border on that day so couldn't stay and leisurely try to resolve the problem. A series of events ...
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My sister has been taken off the US Visa Waiver Program, can she re-apply? And if so how soon?

My sister was recently denied a visa extension and taken off the Visa Waiver Program, she was trying to get her visitor visa extended so that she could attend my graduation. She was denied and taken ...
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Layover in Sydney on NZ Passport - can I leave the airport?

I'm travelling soon to Auckland going to Manila and has a layover way back in Sydney for 12 hrs. Can I leave the airport? Or do I need a transit visa or whatsoever? I'm a first time traveller with NZ ...
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A second passport or ETD?

A friend is applying for a UK visa, and has sent off his New Zealand passport while he applies (he lives in Australia). He's not told his work he's considering leaving. Then he finds out that in a ...
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Indian Visa-on-Arrival

Has anyone had any experience with India's (newish) Visa-On-Arrival scheme (details here)? I'm travelling on a New Zealand passport into Chennai (and meet the other requirements), and was thinking I ...
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Re-entering on the Visa Waiver Program for the USA

In November last year I visited Florida, and as a New Zealand citizen, I had to go through the process of applying for and getting an ESTA (which costs money, making it feel suspiciously like a visa). ...
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What is the simplest visa requirement for a New Zealander to work in Argentina?

Considering this. I gather there's a working holiday visa, but it requires application at the embassy in WELLINGTON, and I'm ... well, on the other side of the world. What would be the simplest ...
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Can a New Zealander get a multi entry visa for Zimbabwe on arival?

I will be landing in Victoria Falls and starting a truck tour which goes through Zambia and back into Zimbabwe. When I called the Zimbabwe embassy in London, they said that I will need to get two ...
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Is there a transit visa requirement for Chinese airports?

I'm hoping to get a flight which requires me to be in China for 28 hours before the connecting flight out. I'm happy to sit in transit if I have to. However, I've read one site that said 12 hours is ...
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Turkmenistan visa in Uzbekistan?

I'll be passing through Uzbekistan shortly, and am considering getting a Turkmenistan visa for a quick visit into there. What locations can I get this at, and any idea how long it will take to ...
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