Before planning your travel to New Zealand, make sure you are eligible for travel, meet the visa requirements and have taken the right steps.
If you plan to visit New Zealand for a short period, you also need to request a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) before you travel.
Use the search tool below to find out more about travel requirements to New Zealand from your country of origin, including regulations, visa requirements and health and safety guidelines.
Most travellers must meet COVID-19 vaccine requirements before travelling to New Zealand by air.
Make sure you check and follow New Zealand’s vaccination requirements(opens in new window).
Most travellers must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 result from one of these tests:
Find detailed information of pre-departure tests(opens in new window) here.
All travellers must complete the traveller declaration before travelling to New Zealand. Make sure you've completed the steps above before completing the traveller declaration.
For peace of mind during your trip in New Zealand, you may also want to consider medical and travel insurance.
The traffic light system minimises the impact of COVID-19 through three settings — Red, Orange and Green.
Find out what traffic light settings are in place around New Zealand by visiting the official COVID-19 website.(opens in new window)
Keep track of where you've been
Practice healthy habits
Look for the COVID clean approved logo
What to do if you develop symptoms
The country you are travelling to may have entry requirements in place. Be sure to check the requirements of the country you are travelling to.