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                                   New Zealand Visitor visa 


To come and explore New Zealand as a tourist for holiday, or visit purposes you need to apply for a New Zealand Tourist Visa before you arrive. 


There are two ways through which you may apply for a New Zealand Visitor Visa- online and paper-based. Get to know the process of applying for a New Zealand Visitor Visa by following the below-mentioned steps.




You require an Indian Passport holder and coming to New Zealand for a holiday or to visit family for less than 3 months or less than 6 months (from the UK)- you and your family require a visitor visa.



There are two ways of applying for a visa online.


a) Online

b) paper-based Visitor Visa application (1017). 




Gather necessary documents for your application like:

  • 2 passport size color photographs. (Not more than 6 months old).

  • Original passport with minimum 6 months validity from date of arrival in New Zealand and old passport if any.

  • A return ticket from New Zealand or enough funds to buy one.

  • Proof you have enough money to cover your expenses in New Zealand:

  1. NZD 1000 per month

  2. Sponsorship form (if someone is sponsoring your visit)

    • International credit card copy and statements with limits

    • Last 3 months' salary slips (if employed)

    • Company registration proof (if self-employed)

    • Pension/retired letter (if retired)

    • No objection certificate from the school/university (if a student)

    • Medical certificate to prove good health

  3. Bank statements for the last 6 months


The visa officer will review all the documents and application forms. The entire selection process will be solely based on your application form and relevant documents.

Step 4: Apply for your visa


Step 4:


Receive Your Visa

After getting a successful visa application approval, you will get a label in your passport or a letter. Make sure to come back on or before your visa expires.


As an Indian tourist planning to visit New Zealand on a tourist visa, you are allowed to stay for up to 9 months in an 18-month long period. 

New Zealand Tourist Visa Fee depends on the country you are from and the purpose of the visit. Your New Zealand tourist visa fees are not refunded even after visa rejection or cancellation by Immigration New Zealand. 

The below mentioned are the latest New Zealand Visitor Visa Fees:

  • Visitor Visa (offline) fee is NZ$ 170

  • Visitor Visa (online) fee is NZ$ 151

  • Temporary Retirement Visitor Visa Fee NZ$ 3,340

  • Group Tourist Visa Fee NZ$ 85

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