What New Zealand visa do I need to come to NZ?
Non-NZ citizens require a visa to enter New Zealand, whether granted on arrival or applied for prior to travelling
Which visa should you apply for? The visa you require and your eligibility depend on your purpose for coming to New Zealand, the duration of your stay, and your current situation.
Different visas give different rights, and some are conditional to meeting certain conditions and criteria.
- The Skilled Migrant Category
- Residence visas
- Visit, travel, and holiday
- Working holiday
- Do business or invest
- Change of visa conditions or employer
Temporary or residence visa?
Depending on your skills and experience, you may be eligible for a residence-class visa, or you may need a temporary visa as a stepping stone to obtaining residency. The same applies for partnership-based visas, where a minimum time together is required before you can be considered for a residency application based on your relationship.