New Zealand General Visitor Visa

A NZ General Visitor Visa is a type of visa that allows individuals from foreign countries to travel and stay in New Zealand for a specified period to visit friends or family or for other short-term non-working purposes. The duration of the visa depends on the applicant's country of residence and specific circumstances.

Eligibility Requirements for New Zealand General Visitor Visa

The following are all the requirements for this visa:  

  • Proof of identification: must provide a passport or certification of identity (if the passport is unavailable) and photographs.
  • Proof of good health: Must submit proof of good health via a medical certificate (MCC), chest x-ray, or both.
  • Proof of good character: Must submit police certificates (PCC) as proof of good character.
  • Proof of a genuine visit: The purpose of the visit must be genuine, and the visitor must depart the country after the visit. .
  • Include dependents: You can include your partner and children (up to the age of 19) in your application.
  • Proof of a relationship with your spouse, like marriage certificates, can be submitted.
  • Proof of a relationship with dependent children, like a birth certificate, can be submitted.
  • Dependents must also demonstrate their identity, good health, and character.
  • Proof of funds or sponsorship: Must demonstrate financial stability or have a sponsor.
  • Provide proof of funds for a month showing an amount of NZD $1,000 or NZD $400 (excluding accommodation).
  • Can include the following proof:
  • Stay/Accommodation,
  • Bank/card statements,
  • bank drafts or traveler's checks.
  • The applicant must be medically fit.
  • If you have a sponsor for funding in New Zealand, the sponsor must meet the eligibility criteria and must submit the following:
  • Pay slips .
  • Accommodation proof: rent or ownership
  • Bank statements
  • Employment Agreement .
  • Healthcare cost: You must pay the healthcare costs you will receive in New Zealand.
  • Onward Travel: Depart the country after your visit.
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Documents Checklist for NZ General Visitor Visa  

The documents required for applying are:

Steps to apply for a New Zealand General Visitor Visa

The application can be submitted either offline or online. The following are the step-by-step procedures to apply:

Step 1: Determine the type of visa you need to apply for.

Step 2: Gather all the documents and paperwork required for the visa.

Step 3: Submit your visa application. The application, along with the required documents, can be submitted either online or offline.

Step 4: Pay the application fees along with the application submission.

Step 5: Wait for the processing of your visa

Note: The length of stay is 6 to 9 months.

Processing time and cost for New Zealand General Visitor Visa

The average processing time is 33 weekdays (90% of the applications). The timeframe varies periodically.

The processing fees are as follows for the number of travelers:

Number of Travelers Cost of the Visitor Visa
1 NZD $246
2 NZD $281
3 NZD $316
4 NZD $351
5 NZD $386
6 NZD $421
7 NZD $456
8 NZD $491
9 NZD $526
10 NZD $561

Online payment methods that can be done via:

Debit Card You can pay by Visa, MasterCard, or UnionPay debit card.

Credit Card You can pay by Visa, MasterCard, or UnionPay credit card.

Conditions for the New Zealand Visitor Visa

The following are the few conditions that you are required to comply with when you have the visa:

  1. You should not work in New Zealand with this visa.
  2. You can attend a job interview.
  3. You can study for up to 3 months in the length of your stay.
  4. You must possess sufficient proof of funds.
  5. The length of stay is of two types: a multiple-journey and a single-journey.

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  3. We provide bespoke NZ visitor visa services at pocket-friendly rates.
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