If you are passing through New Zealand on your way to another country, find out if you need a visa or an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority).
Transit through New Zealand
If you plan to visit New Zealand for a short period, you must request an NZeTA before you travel if you:
- * If you pass through New Zealand on your way to another country and do not plan to stay you are called a transit passenger.
- * As a transit passenger you can only travel through Auckland International Airport where you must stay in the transit area of the airport or on board your craft.
- * Depending on the passport you travel on you may need to request an NZeTA or apply for a Transit Visa before you travel.
- * If you plan to leave the airport and visit New Zealand you may have to apply for a visa before you travel.