New Zealand Embassy Beijing, China

Office Closure Notice for Spring Festival 2013

Immigration New Zealand's Beijing and Shanghai branches, and the Visa Application Centres in Beijing and Shanghai, will be closed for Chinese New Year from Monday 11 February to Friday 15 February, and will reopen on Monday 18 February.

"Immigration New Zealand's Hong Kong Branch, and the Visa Application Centre in Hong Kong, will be closed from Monday 11 February to Wednesday 13 February, reopening on Thursday 14 February. The Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou will be closed from Monday 11 February to Friday 15 February inclusive.

"During the period when our offices and VACs are closed, if you need to travel to New Zealand urgently, such as for a family emergency, you should contact the Immigration Contact Centre in  New Zealand, by phoning 0064 9 914 4100, or 0064 4 910 9915." 

"The Contact Centre's opening hours are 7am to 7pm, New Zealand Time, which is five hours ahead of China time. Therefore, in emergencies, please call before 2pm China Time. Please note this number provide English service only.

"Immigration New Zealand wishes its customers a Happy New Year of the Snake”

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