New Zealand Tourist Visa
If you want to visit family and friends or explore New Zealand, you need to have a New Zealand tourist/ visitor visa. New Zealand visitor visa is valid for up to 9 months with a multiple entry facility. In addition, it gives you the right to study in New Zealand for 3 Months of courses.
New Zealand is the only country where you can extend your New Zealand visitor visa for 12 months in the following cases.
- If you require more time to complete your tourist itinerary.
- If you are unable to leave New Zealand for reasons beyond your control.
New Zealand tourist visa/ Visitor visa process
To apply for a New Zealand tourist visa/ Visitor visa, you need to follow the below steps.
Step 1: Gather your Documents
Step 2: Apply for a New Zealand tourist visa
Step 3: New Zealand Tourist visa outcome
Step 1: Gather your Documents:
The first step towards applying New Zealand Tourist visa is furnishing your documents as per the New Zealand visa documents checklist.
Please note: All documents must be in English; coloured copy of documents and must be readable.
Step 2: Apply for a New Zealand tourist visa:
Once you prepare your documents as per the requirement, you can now apply for your New Zealand tourist visa in two ways.
- Paper-based application
It is always recommended please you apply at your convenience.
Step 3: New Zealand Tourist visa outcome:
Post submitting your application. INZ office assesses your application to find out are you a genuine visitor or not. If the INZ officer found any grounds to believe that your intention is not a genuine visitor, your application will be refused, and you don’t have the right to appeal. However, you can submit your new Visa application.
If your New Zealand tourist/Visitor visa application is approved, now you can fly to New Zealand.