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Get a New Zealand Visitor Visa

Discover the allure of New Zealand, a land where breathtaking landscapes meet vibrant culture. From the majestic Southern Alps to the serene beaches, every corner tells a story. Experience thrilling adventures or unwind in tranquil nature. New Zealand isn’t just a journey; it’s the backdrop for unforgettable memories.

Depending on the country you’re from and your purpose for travelling to New Zealand, you may need a visitor visa. We’re here to help you find the right visitor visa option for you.

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Visitor Visas New Zealand

New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)

When travelling to New Zealand you will need either a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) or a visa. This is dependent on the country of the passport you are travelling on and if they will be visiting the country.

With this visa you can:

  • Stay in NZ for up to 3 months at a time, or up to 6 months at a time if you are travelling on a UK Passport.
  • You can travel to NZ multiple times while your NZeTA is valid (validity is usually 2 years).
  • You may be able to apply to stay longer in New Zealand on another visa type.

To be eligible for this type of visa, you must:

  • You must be a citizen of a visa waiver country
  • You must be of good character and in good health
  • You must have enough funds to support yourself while in New Zealand.
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Visitors Visas New Zealand

New Zealand Visitor Visa

New Zealand’s Visitor Visa is a gateway for travelers from specific countries to experience its enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture. While not all countries require this visa, those that do can enjoy a stay of up to 6 or 9 months. The visa caters to various needs, from holidaying and family visits to short-term study, offering a comprehensive way for tourists to explore New Zealand’s unique offerings.

With this visa you can:

  • Holiday in New Zealand.
  • Visit family and friends.
  • Study for up to 3 months.

To be eligible for this type of visa:

  • Provide proof of identity, such as a passport.
  • Be in good health, potentially requiring a medical check-up.
  • Prove good character and genuine intentions to leave after your visit.

Additional requirements include providing evidence of relationships with family members if they are included in the application and demonstrating sufficient funds or sponsorship for the stay.

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New Zealand Group Visitor Visa

The Group Visitor Visa for New Zealand is designed for groups traveling together with the same purpose and arrangements, led by a designated group leader. It’s an ideal choice for organised tours, ensuring a coordinated and seamless travel experience. This visa typically allows a stay of up to one month, with a possibility of extension for longer trips like study tours.

With this visa you can:

  • Travel to New Zealand as a group.
  • Stay together for the entire duration of the visit.
  • Possibly extend your stay beyond one month for specific trips, such as study tours.

To be eligible for this type of visa, you must:

  • Have a group leader in charge of visa and travel arrangements.
  • Each group member must apply for an individual visitor visa.
  • Ensure all members meet entry requirements and leave New Zealand together.

Additional requirements include having sufficient funds or sponsorship for the stay and complying with New Zealand’s work and entry permission regulation.

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How Immigration Chambers Can Help

Immigration law can be complex and overwhelming, but here at Immigration Chambers, we’re here to make understanding your options and securing the right visa for your time in New Zealand a lot easier for you.

Our team of immigration specialists include accredited immigration lawyers and licensed immigration advisers who are not only vastly experienced in all manner of immigration law matters but are also well versed in the latest immigration laws and restrictions for New Zealand.

If you want to visit New Zealand there are a wide range of options available to you but it’s important that you choose the right option. Mistakes can be costly and time consuming. That’s what we’re here to help you with.

We can assess your situation and application details to ensure you’re submitting the correct information, that you meet the necessary requirements, and that you’re applying for the right type of visitor visa.

We understand immigration matters are overwhelming and stressful, so we’re here to take the hassle out of the process for you.

Why Choose IC Legal for New Zealand Immigration matters?

Here’s why people choose IC Legal for assistance with immigration and visas for New Zealand:

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We make the process easier

Immigration and visa matters are often complex but we’re here to take the stress and confusion out of the process and ensure that you have the right information for your situation.

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Expert Advice

Our team is made up of qualified immigration experts – both immigration lawyers and immigration advisers. Our knowledge is up-to-date and accurate.

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Exceptional results

We pride ourselves on being able to advise businesses and individuals on all aspects of immigration law and ensure that our advice leads to successful outcomes.

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Clear communication

We will always keep you up to date with the latest news and any changes to policies and laws that could impact your visa application.

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Contact us today for an initial enquiry

We are New Zealand’s largest and most experienced team of licensed immigration advisers. Our experts will take away the stress and worry of navigating the complicated world of immigration. All you need to do is get in touch. Our team is on standby, ready to help.

Feedback From Our Clients

To be effective in this age of globalisation your business needs expertise to ensure your employees get the right visa as quickly as possible. We offer a full range of services.

“I would highly recommend Immigration Chambers for its quality service and reasonable fees. I found Shiv and David very cooperative and Proactive. I am very happy with the results I have received for my partnership Visa. The whole process was stress free and very smooth. I wish all the best for the whole team 👍🏻.”
Tenji Dolma
Tenji Dolma
I highly recommend the Immigration Chamber for the quality of their work!! Thanks to Valerie I got my student visa in record time. Her availability, her follow-up and her dedication have made a real difference for me. If I have one more thing to tell you all is that if you have any kinds of request regarding immigration, do not hesitate and contact them!!
Guillaume Mallet
Guillaume Mallet
“I am very grateful to the Immigration Chambers for their help with my difficult case, they did everything professionally, on time and we are happy with the result. Will recommend for sure !)”
Angelika Sigaenko
Angelika Sigaenko
“I highly recommend David and his team. My partner got visa after 2 year waiting. We received PPI, IC helped us solve it. They are very professional and friendly. Excellent service.”
Sammanuel Nguyen
Sammanuel Nguyen
“Our residency has finally been approved recently and it’s a big relief after 26 months waiting in uncertianty. Thanks for the very honest and professional services from Immigration Chambers, especially Wilson, my main contact. He was very caring and guided us through this difficult journey. Really appreciated!”
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