New Zealand Embassy Mexico City


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:

IMPORTANT: The New Zealand Embassy in Mexico City does not process visa applications.

Applications from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Belize, Dominican Republic and Venezuela are processed by the New Zealand Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Washington, USA

Applications from Cuba are processed by the New Zealand Visa Application Centre in London, UK

Holders of valid Mexican passports, who comply will all relevant requirements, may visit New Zealand for tourism purposes for up to three months without a visa.

Note: Visa application forms can be downloaded from or For credit card payments please ensure you also complete the VAC Credit Card Authorisation Form to deduct visa, service and courier fees, which can be found on the web site of the Visa Application Centre that corresponds to your country.


Immigration and Residency Enquiries

All inquiries referring to temporary residence, permanent residence or citizenship should be forwarded to the Visa Application Centre Washington DC or the Visa Application Centre London.

VAC Washington
Address: 1120 19th Street NW, Suite No. 415, Washington, DC. 20036
Phone: +1 202 223 3400
Fax: +1 202 223 3900
Call Centre hours:9.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday EDT 

VAC London
Address: 2nd Floor, Mimet House, 5A Praed Strret
London - W21NJ
United Kingdom
Ph: +44 207 262 0489
Fax: +44 207 262 2316


Immigration advisers

Please also remember that from 4 May 2010, all advisers providing advice about New Zealand immigration matters must be licensed unless they are exempt, no matter where in the world they provide that advice.

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will refuse to accept a visa application lodged on your behalf by an immigration adviser who is not licensed or exempt. 

For further information visit the Immigration Advisers Authority website.


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