New Zealand High Commission Pretoria, South Africa

Acquisition of Citizenship

The following documents can be obtained from the Department of Internal Affairs in New Zealand.
  • Registration of citizenship by descent
  • Extra copy of certificate
  • Declaration of Renunciation of Citizenship
  • Grant of Citizenship under Citizenship Act 1977
  • Grant of Citizenship under Section 7(1) of the Citizenship (W Samoa) Act 1982
  • Confirmation Certificate of NZ Citizenship (Section 21 (1))
  • Replacement Certificate of Birth (also Marriage and Death Certificates)
Where applications are sent directly to New Zealand please refer to the website above for current fees. For the use of the Diplomatic Bag Service to Wellington (via this High Commission)there is an additional cost of NZD50.00

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