Types of NZ Visit Visa?

There are many categories under visit visa depending on your purpose of visit with same requirements and additional evidences. They are:-

Employment and Business related

  • Applicants seeking occupational registration
  • Approved arts and music festivals
  • Business visitors
  • Conference delegate
  • Crew members joining vessels or aircraft
  • Department of Conservation volunteers
  • German law students and graduates
  • Owners and crew of super yachts
  • Sports events
  • Visiting Media Programme
  • Visiting academics
  • Work visa holders dismissed during a trial period

Partners, children, and other relatives

  • Children adopted overseas
  • Children to be adopted
  • Culturally-arranged marriage
  • Dependent children of New Zealand citizens and residents
  • Multiple entry visitor visa for parents and grandparents of New Zealand citizens/residents
  • Parents and guardians of students
  • Partners and dependent children of student or work visa holders
  • Partners of New Zealand residents and citizens

Other types of visitor visa

  • Antarctic travelers
  • Escorts of patients coming to New Zealand for medical treatment or consultation
  • Group visas
  • Seeking medical treatment or consultation
  • Temporary Retirement Category
  • Travelling by private yacht or aircraft

You do not need a visitor visa if you are stopping off at a New Zealand airport on your way to another country, staying in New Zealand for less than 24 hours, and not leaving the transit area of the airport. However, you may require a transit visa. Fee for Transit Visa is 140 NZ$


  • 1. Band A New Zealand (GST inclusive)-165 NZ$.
  • 2. Band B Australia-130 NZ$
  • 3. Band C Rest of the world-165 NZ$.