New Zealand High Commission Rarotonga, Cook Islands
High Commission services for New Zealanders
Help in an emergency
Staff at New Zealand High Commission can help you in several ways if you get into difficulties overseas but there are some limitations. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Safe Travel website has information about what the embassy staff can and cannot do to help.
Emergency Travel Documents
If your passport has been lost, stolen or damaged, and you need to travel urgently, the High Commission may be able to issue an Emergency Travel Document (ETD). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Safe Travel website has details of how and where to apply for an ETD and what documentation you will require.
Legal and Notarial Services
New Zealand representatives overseas can perform certain legal or notarial acts in accordance with the law of New Zealand eg. the taking of affidavits, affirmations and statutory declarations.
New Zealand Citizenship
Staff at the New Zealand High Commission can assist in receiving applications for citizenship. The department of Internal Affairs New Zealand citizenship website has details of what documentation you require.