New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

Transit visas

Important Note: From 16 October 2012, the receiving office for new applications and enquiries in relation to New Zealand visas for people applying from Japan is changing.  For details, see here.

An explanation of transit visa requirements is available on the Immigration New Zealand website here.

Required documents for transit visa application submitted to the New Zealand Embassy in Tokyo: 

  1. Application form: Transit Visa Application (INZ 1019).
  2. Two passport-sized photographs.  The photographs must be less than six months old.  Write your full name on the back of each photograph.
  3. Valid passport.
  4. Air-tickets: copies of the actual tickets or copies of the flight schedule and receipt from
    the travel agent.
  5. Return envelope: if you would like us to return your passport by mail, please include a self-
    addressed envelope with JPY510* of stamps, or JPY780* of stamps for express postage. (* - up to 50g.)

Application fee: JPY9,400
The fee is waived for Pacific Island nationals.

Processing time: up to approximately 3 weeks.

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