New Zealand Embassy Madrid, Spain


In light of recent developments, including one case in Spain, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has recently reviewed its travel advice considering the global Ebola outbreak.


New Zealand’s global network Kea has a new app that makes it easier for the 1 million Kiwis living offshore to connect with home and each other using their mobile device.

The Kea app is free and can be downloaded from The App Store or Google Play. A Kea account can be set up using Facebook or LinkedIn. The app works on iOS, Android and iPads.

By downloading the app users can:


Immigration New Zealand is the agency responsible for visa applications to New Zealand under New Zealand-Spain Working Holiday Scheme.  From 18 April 2014 this scheme will only be available for online application. 


New Zealand and the European Union (EU) have agreed to take steps to deepen their relationship including through a possible Free Trade Agreement following a meeting in The Hague.


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) in London this week before travelling to Europe and South East Asia.


An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.


Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain has announced that from Friday 2 November New Zealanders will pay less for their adult passport and be able to renew their passports online.

“All adult passport applicants whose application is processed in New Zealand will pay less. Prices for adult passports will drop by as much as $28 for renewals using the new online service,” says Mr Tremain.


As from 20th April 2010 all visa applications from Moroccan citizens resident in Morocco will be sent to London for consideration.

Applicants should submit their applications directly to the London office. Contact details are:

Immigration New Zealand

Mezzanine Floor, NZ House

80 Haymarket



United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1344 71 61 99 (overseas call rates apply)


From and including 17 May 2010 the New Zealand Embassy in Madrid will no longer process New Zealand visas (student, work and visitor (for longer than 3 months)).

All visa applicants must, from 17 May, apply to the Immigration New Zealand Branch in London. Information on New Zealand visas is available on the New Zealand Immigration website.


New US Policy requires that all Emergency Travel Documents (ETDs) be electronic passports and include an electronic chip. New Zealand ETDs are machine-readable but do not contain a chip. ETD holders will be required to apply for a visa if travelling to or transiting through the United States.

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