New Zealand Embassy Berlin, Germany

Visas

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:

Please note the changes to receiving office for visas in Berlin.

 

Passport validity

If you are coming to New Zealand temporarily, your passport must be valid either:

  • For at least three months beyond the date on which you intend to depart New Zealand, or
     
  • For one month beyond the date on which you intend to depart New Zealand, if the issuing government has consular representation in New Zealand that is able to issue and renew travel documents (you should check with your issuing authority before travelling).
  • A Personalausweis is NOT a  Reisepass
    Would-be visitors to New Zealand should note that a Federal Republic of Germany passport (Reisepass) is required in order to travel or apply for a visa.  A German identity card (Personalausweis) is only valid for travel within the Schengen area.  If applying for a New Zealand visa, please make sure you provide your Reisepass, not Ausweis,  number.

 

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