New Zealand Permanent Mission Geneva, Switzerland


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:

All Visa Applications must be sent to the New Zealand Visa Application Centre (VAC) in London

(Visa applications, since December 2012, can no longer be lodged with the New Zealand Consulate in Geneva).

Please refer to the Visa Application Centre (VAC) web Site : for further information

As per the web site, please note the following:

  • Applications are only required from people who need a visa to visit New Zealand. Visitors from visa waiver countries, including Switzerland, can travel to New Zealand visa free.

  • There is a charge for a visa facilitation fee of GBP24.00 per application. This fee should be submitted with each application in addition to the relevant visa application fee. For payment methods, please refer to the VAC website.

  • Information regarding courier options for the return of passports and original documentation.

All applications must be lodged by mail or in person to:

Visa Application Centre London New Zealand Visa Application Centre
TT Visa Services Ltd Burwood House
14-16 Caxton Street
London SW1H 0QY

Phone: +44 203 582 7499                           Email:

Call centre hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm


Office hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm


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