Visa Requirements for New Zealander Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of New Zealand

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Visa Not Required

110 destinations allow visa-free entry to New Zealander citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 22 destinations for passport holders of New Zealand.

  • Visa On Arrival30 daysNot available at all entry points.
  • Visa On Arrival1 monthFrom December 2021, passengers of all countries that required visa, can now obtain visa on arrival at Bujumbura International Airport, and all land borders.
  • Visa On ArrivalNot available at all entry points.
  • Visa On Arrival45 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Guinea-Bissau PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa On Arrival90 days
  • Visa On Arrival60 daysThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Iraq (including the Kurdistan region) due to the volatile and unpredictable security situation, the ongoing thread of terrorism, violent extremism and organised crime.
  • Visa On Arrival1 monthExtendable for 2 additional months.
    Granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.
  • Visa On Arrival60 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Marshall Islands PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa On Arrival90 days
  • Visa On ArrivalAvailable at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival60 days
  • Visa On Arrival90 days
  • Solomon Islands PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa On Arrival3 months
  • Visa On ArrivalRemarks updated .The New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Somalia, including Somaliland. New Zealanders currently in Somalia are advised to leave. There is a significant threat from terrorism, kidnapping, armed conflict and a high level of violent crime throughout the country.
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysNot available at all entry points.
  • Visa On Arrival31 days
  • Trinidad and Tobago PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival1 month
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysStrictly tourism purposes only.
    Also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia.

eVisa

New Zealander passport allows entry to 25 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa30 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa3 monthsRemarks updated .e-Visa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa7 days
  • eVisa90 daysRemarks updated .
  • Equatorial Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa
  • eVisaup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    e-Visa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    e-Visa is available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa90 daysRemarks updated .e-Visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa60 daysRemarks updated .e-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa may only be obtained twice within 1 calendar year.
    Foreigners of Pakistani origin or who hold a Pakistani Passport are not eligible for an e-Visa. Foreigners who are not Pakistani nationals, but whose parents or grandparents (either paternal or maternal) were born in, or were permanent residents in Pakistan, are also not eligible for an e-Visa.
  • eVisa30 daysThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Iran due to the potential for violent civil unrest, the risk of arrest or detention and the volatile security situation in the region.
  • eVisa3 monthsRemarks updated .Applications can be submitted up to 90 days prior to travel and must be submitted at least 3 days in advance.
    eTA fee is 32.50 USD.
    Proof of reservation at the hotel where you plan to stay is required (if staying with friends, an invitation letter is also acceptable).
    Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if coming from endemic countries.
    Can also be entered on an East Africa tourist visa issued by Rwanda or Uganda.
  • eVisa30 daysThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Myanmar due to ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa30 days / 3 monthsElectronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
    Online Visa eligible.
  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa60 daysAvailable at Gurney Airport (Alotau), Mount Hagen Airport, Port Moresby Airport and Tokua Airport (Rabaul).
  • eVisa3 monthsRemarks updated .Application can be submitted up to 30 days before travel.
    Visitors must upload a reservation confirmation(s) for each visitor's location of stay in Seychelles.
    Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if coming from endemic countries.
    Payment of the fee (10 EUR) by credit or debit card.
    Valid for one journey only and it expires once exit the country.
  • eVisa90 daysThe validity period of a K-ETA is 3 years from the date of approval.
  • eVisaRemarks updated .The New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to South Sudan due to ongoing armed conflict, inter-ethnic violence and violent crime.
    Obtainable online.
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel.
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa
  • eVisa15 days
  • eVisa3 monthsCan also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Kenya or Rwanda.
  • eVisa30 dayse-Visa is valid for 90 days and multiple entry.

eVisa / On Arrival

For 15 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of New Zealand.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival1 monthThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Burkina Faso due to the volatile security situation and the high threat of kidnapping, terrorism and armed banditry.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa is also obtainable online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalVisa can be obtained upon arrival, it will cost a total of 40 JOD, obtainable at most international ports of entry and land border crossings. (except King Hussein/Allenby Bridge)
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRemarks updated .17
    e-Visa may be used to enter Laos through Luang Prabang, Pakse and Vientiane international airports, 3 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges
    Visa on arrival is available at Luang Prabang, Pakse and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges
    Visa on arrival is extendable for an additional 60 days at the Department of Immigration in Vientiane.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysTravelers must pay a fee of 650 MT upon entry.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRemarks updated .Can also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Kenya or Uganda.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months / 30 daysRemarks updated .
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysElectronic Travel Authorization can also be obtained on arrival.
    30 days extendable to 6 months.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysRemarks updated .
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysRemarks updated .ESTA is valid for 2 years from the date of issuance.
    ESTA is also required when entering the country by cruise ship or land.
    Visa required if Nationals of VWP countries who have travelled or been present in Iraq, North Korea, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen at any time on or after 1 March 2011 (with limited exceptions), or those who have travelled or being present in Cuba at any time on or after 12 January 2021, or nationals of VWP countries who are also nationals of Iraq, Syria, Iran, North Korea or Sudan.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

20 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of New Zealand. This requirement may be waived off if New Zealander citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Afghanistan due to the hostile and unpredictable security situation, high and ongoing threat of terrorism and kidnapping of foreigners.
  • Visa Required
  • Central African Republic PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to the Central African Republic due to the unstable security situation, activities of armed rebel groups and the high level of violent crime.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required24-hour visa-free transit through China (unless arriving in Fuzhou, Huangshan, Mudanjiang, or Yanji).
    72-hour visa-free transit through Changsha, Guilin and Harbin.
    144-hour visa-free transit through Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jieyang, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qinhuangdao, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Xi'an.
    Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan count as third countries under the 24, 72 and 144-hours transit without visa (TWOV) policies.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Libya due to ongoing conflict and the threat of terrorism and kidnapping. New Zealanders currently in Libya are strongly advised to depart immediately.
  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Mali due to the unpredictable security situation, the threat of terrorism and risk of kidnapping and armed banditry.
  • Visa RequiredFree visa on arrival for Cook Islands and Niue residents.
  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Niger due to the threat of terrorism and kidnapping, the presence of armed millitants and the unpredictable security situation.
  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to North Korea due to extensive restrictions placed on foreigners and an uncertain security situation that can change with little warning.
  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Russia due to the impacts the armed conflict with Ukraine has had on commercial flight availability and access to financial services. There is also potential for the security situation to deteriorate with little warning.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Syria due to the ongoing civil war and extremely dangerous security situation.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Yemen (including the island of Socotra). The ongoing conflict and the extreme threat of terrorism and kidnapping presents a significant risk to New Zealanders in Yemen.

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