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It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 9:00 PM NZST on April 25, 2014
Chance of Rain
22°C/16°C
It is forcast to be Rain at 9:00 PM NZST on April 26, 2014
Rain
20°C/11°C
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 9:00 PM NZST on April 27, 2014
Mostly Cloudy
21°C/16°C
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 9:00 PM NZST on April 28, 2014
Chance of Rain
19°C/12°C
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 9:00 PM NZST on April 29, 2014
Chance of Rain
20°C/15°C
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 9:00 PM NZST on April 30, 2014
Chance of Rain
19°C/16°C

Requirements to obtain VISA to enter New Zealand

Passport Information

U.S. Passport or passport of any other nationality, must have at least 6 months remaining validity from the day of entry into the country for which VISA has been applied for. If validity is less than 6 months ETS will renew your passport (Fee’s apply).

New Zealand and the USA have a Visa Waiver Agreement, a US passport holder:

  • with return air tickets, or holding a valid onwards ticket to a country the traveler has a right to enter,
  • who has a passport valid for three months beyond the date you are leaving NZ,
  • who has proof of sufficient funds for the duration of the visit, and
  • is only wishing to visit for the time granted on arrival,

    may visit New Zealand for tourism purposes for up to three months without a visa. (If the intention is to stay longer, the traveler should apply for a visitor’s visa.)

Visa requirements for non-U.S. citizens.

New Zealand Tourist Visa

  • Passport must be valid three months beyond the intended date of departure from New Zealand
  • 1 visa application form, completed and signed – Click Here. All application forms must be typed in.
  • Completed visitor’s visa application signed and dated by the applicant.
  • A recent passport sizephotograph with applicants name printed on the back of it.
  • Evidence of funds. This can be in the form of travelers’ cheques, bank draft, letter of credit from a bank, a recent bank statement or credit card statement ( American Express, Visa, Mastercard) showing available credit. Original statement plus one copy required
  • If returning to the U.S, applicants must produce evidence of their right of entry, ie either a valid visa or a notarised copy of both sides of their alien registration card.
  • Onward/return tickets or confirmed itinerary
  • ETS Order form Click Here

Please note:

Written consent from both parents when child is unaccompanied or written consent from other parent when child is travelling with one parent only, or a custody agreement is in effect. In both cases, the original or certified true copy of the child’s full birth certificate is required .

New Zealand Business Visa

  • Passport must be valid three months beyond the intended date of departure from New Zealand
  • 1 visa application form, completed and signed – Click Here. All application forms must be typed in.
  • Completed visa application form signed and dated by the applicant.
  • A recent passport sizephotograph with applicants name printed on the back of it.
  • Evidence of funds. This can be in the form of travelers’ cheques, bank draft, letter of credit from a bank, a recent bank statement or credit card statement ( American Express, Visa, Mastercard) showing available credit. Original statement plus one copy required
  • If returning to the U.S, applicants must produce evidence of their right of entry, ie either a valid visa or a notarised copy of both sides of their alien registration card.
  • A letter from the company in the U.S. explaining the purpose and duration of the trip
  • A letter of invitation from the host company in New Zealand
  • Onward/return tickets or confirmed itinerary

Other Information

  • Please call ETS for latest updates and questions.

Please note: The embassy/consulate may request additional paperwork as deemed necessary

Processing Instructions

  • Please forward the completed requirements as detailed above to:

Express Travel Services

5945 Pacific Center Blvd, Suite 510
San Diego, CA 92121
Toll Free Number: 1-866-376-1125
Fax Number: 1-858-225-0786
Email: info@etsonweb.com
Your application will be sent in to the Embassy.

Fees for Express Travel Services

  • $50.00 – Per visa/non-rush
  • $75.00 – Rush
  • $150 – Expedite

Consular Fees

  • Please contact ETS for fees.

Return Postage

  • $14 Courier Service 2nd Business Day
  • $20 Courier Service (Priority Overnight)
  • $40 Courier Service (Saturday Delivery)
  • $55.00 Courier service (First Overnight)

We use only Fedex services

Please note: Fed-ex charges may vary by location.

For Further Information Contact

Consulate of New Zealand

2425 Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600E
Santa Monica, California 90404
(310) 566-6555
http://www.nzcgla.com