New Zealand High Commission Canberra, Australia
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is the government agency responsible for establishing New Zealand immigration policies.
In general, you will need a visa if you wish to:
The Immigration New Zealand website provides comprehensive information in English about visa requirements when coming to New Zealand including information on:
Citizens and permanent residents of Australia
Citizens and permanent residents of Australia (who do not have certain criminal convictions) may visit, live and work in New Zealand indefinitely. Upon arrival, Australian citizens are exempted from the requirement to hold a permit and Australian permanent residents are granted a residence permit.
Please remember that you may stay in New Zealand until the date shown on the permit in your passport. If you remain in New Zealand after your permit expires then you may be arrested, removed and banned from returning to New Zealand for up to five years. Please make sure that you have a valid permit at all times while you are in New Zealand.
The INZ office in Sydney is located at:
Immigration New Zealand
Level 10, 55 Hunter Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Mailing Address: GPO Box 365
Sydney NSW 2001
Telephone: +61 - (0)2 - 9223 0144
Facsimile: +61 - (0)2 - 9223 0166
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 1000-1600hrs