New Zealand Immigration Service
Registered Immigration Agents help you with details on student visa applications and conditions.
New Zealand Visa Requirements
Before leaving home you should always ensure that you have the appropriate Passports and Visas to enable a trouble- free entry into New Zealand
Study and Work Visas
The New Zealand Immigration Service has information on work, business and student visas.
New Zealand Immigration
If you're thinking about living permanently in New Zealand, contact our New Zealand Immigration Agents to receive a summary of immigration requirements and information on obtaining a residence application pack.
It is a required that all visitors to New Zealand carry a valid passport with at least three months validity beyond the date you intend to leave the country.
You do not need a visa or permit to visit New Zealand if you are:
A New Zealand citizen or Resident Permit holder
An Australian citizen traveling on an Australian passport
An Australian resident with a current Australian resident return visa
If you are a citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand
Currently travellers from more than 50 countries do not require a Visitor's Visa for stays less than three months. However you do require:
A passport that is valid for at least three months after your departure from New Zealand
An onward or return ticket to a country that you have permission to enter
Sufficient money to support yourself during your stay - approximately NZ$1000 per month per person
British citizens and other British passport holders who have evidence of the right to live permanently in the UK may be allowed to stay for up to six months.
Visitor's Visa Applications
If your country is not on the visa waiver list or you want to stay longer than three months you will need to apply for a Visitor's Visa. You can download application forms from the New Zealand Immigration Service website, or contact your nearest New Zealand Embassy.
Coming to New Zealand to study for a course lasting longer than three months? You will probably need to apply for a Student Visa. Find out about visas and permits and whether you need one.
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