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New Zealand Visa For Malaysia, Danish, Norway, Israeli Citizens

NEW ZEALAND VISA TYPES

There are different types of New Zealand visas:

Visitor Visas

This visa is only valid for tourism and visits to family and friends. A visiting visa allows you to study in the country for up to three months.

Student Visas

These are visas that allow you to study for at least 12 weeks in New Zealand, whether for an English course, general education, or higher education.

Work Visas

In response to a potential employer’s request. If you find work and the employer agrees to hire you, you may be able to obtain a work visa, subject to some additional restrictions.

Resident Visas

If you work in a specialized profession in New Zealand and meet certain criteria, you may be eligible to apply for a resident visa. If you intend to live permanently in New Zealand, you may apply for a Resident Visa. There are three options for obtaining residency: skilled migrants, families, and business investors.

Business Visas

This visa is intended for individuals who wish to start or purchase a business in New Zealand. It requires both a business plan and proof of adequate funding. If you intend to start a business in New Zealand and invest at least NZ$100,000, you should apply for a business visa.

NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR MALAYSIAN CITIZENS

Malaysian visitors to New Zealand must apply online for an Electronic Travel Authority. Malaysians are working with the New Zealand eTA to make New Zealand a more secure tourist destination. Pre-screening foreign nationals who enter the country without a visa detects potential threats and prevents them from crossing the border. Malaysians do not require a visa to visit New Zealand for up to 90 days. Malaysians, on the other hand, must obtain an E-Travel Authorization to enter the country without a visa. Visitors who meet New Zealand’s visa waiver requirements can enter without a visa by obtaining an Electronic Travel Authorization. The New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority serves international visitors in the country for vacation, business meetings, and other events. All you need is a valid passport and visa, and the country is ready to take you. Visa-free access is permitted for tourism purposes and business activities. The NZeTA is electronically linked to the holder’s passport. The NZeTA allows Malaysian citizens to travel to New Zealand without a visa. Malaysian citizens wishing to stay in New Zealand for more than 3 months or for other travel purposes require a visa. The online NZeTA application process is quick and easy. The application process only takes a few minutes and can be done from home.

WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY?

  • A current passport that is valid for at least six months upon arrival.

  • A valid email address, to receive the NZeTA in their Inbox.

  • Arrival and departure dates.

  • You can use a Credit/Debit Card or PayPal Account to pay for the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NzeTA)

NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR DANISH CITIZENS

Citizens of 190 visa-free countries, including Danish passport holders, are required to obtain a visa waiver before visiting New Zealand. Danish residents can apply for a NZeTA thanks to visa waiver agreements between Denmark and the New Zealand government. Danish citizens can visit New Zealand with a variety of visas. Since July 2019, Danish citizens must obtain an eTA from the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) to enter New Zealand without a Danish visa for a 90-day period under the Scheme Visa Waiver System, which was implemented in 2009. The New Zealand eTA is a multiple-entry visa that allows Danish visa waiver holders to visit the country several times within two years. The process of obtaining a New Zealand eTA or New Zealand visa waiver is very simple and only takes a few minutes using a computer, mobile phone or tablet with a good internet connection. Since the entire application process takes place online, Danish travelers can avoid going to the local New Zealand embassy or consulate to obtain a visa.

Requirements for the NZeTA for Danish Citizens

  • Having a valid passport issued by the Danish government.

  • The passport should have a validity of at least 3 months beyond the date of departure from New Zealand.

  • Having a valid debit/credit card information to pay the online processing fee and the tourist tax.

  • Having a current email address to receive updates and notifications regarding the status of the NZeTA application.

  • Applicants of Denmark must have a clean criminal and immigration record.

  • Danish citizens must also have sound health when applying for their NZeTA unless they are traveling to the country for medical treatment or consultation.

NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR ISRAELI CITIZENS

Israeli passport holders and citizens of the other 190 visa-free countries must obtain a visa waiver before visiting New Zealand. The NZeTA enables eligible citizens to visit New Zealand for tourism, business, or transit without needing an embassy visa. Most visitors will require either a visa or an ETA; if you do not need a visa, you must apply for a New Zealand ETA. Israeli citizens may apply for a New Zealand Tourist eTA if they plan to stay in New Zealand for less than 90 days. The New Zealand government established the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (eTA) on October 1, 2019. A total of two years from the date of issuance, Israel-issued transit and tourism eTAs for New Zealand are valid for multiple entries/transit. The NZ eTA application process is simple and can be completed from a computer, tablet or smartphone from anywhere in the world. Israelis do not need to go to a New Zealand embassy to apply. This is a very quick process that can be completed in minutes.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A NEW ZEALAND ETA FOR THE CITIZENS OF ISRAEL?

  • Valid passport: Make sure that the passport remains valid for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in New Zealand. It should also have one blank page available for stamping.

  • Travel dates: Your arrival and departure dates.

  • E-mail address: You will receive confirmation reference number via email. You will need it when you arrive in New Zealand. You can print it out or keep it on your phone.

  • Payment: You can use a credit or debit card to pay for the NZeTA fees.

NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR NORWEGIAN CITIZENS

Norwegians’ passport holders and nationals of the other 190 visa-free countries must obtain a visa waiver before entering New Zealand. The NZeTA enables eligible citizens to visit New Zealand for tourism, business, or transit without obtaining a visa from an embassy. Most visitors will need a visa or an ETA; if you are exempt from visa requirements, you must apply for a New Zealand ETA. Norwegians’ nationals can apply for a New Zealand Tourist eTA if they intend to stay for less than 90 days. The New Zealand Government established the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (eTA) on October 1, 2019. It is easy and simple for Norwegian passport holders to obtain a valid New Zealand eTA before visiting the country. The NZeTA grants multiple entry to holders up to 90 consecutive days each within its 2-year validity provided the passport used on the application form is still valid. Because the travel authorization is an electronic document, Norwegians can apply for an NZeTA online, eliminating the need to visit an embassy or consulate.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A NEW ZEALAND ETA?

  • Valid passport – what you should do before you proceed to fill in the application form is to make sure that the passport remains valid for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in New Zealand. It should also have one blank page available for stamping.

  • Travel dates – Your arrival and departure dates.

  • E-mail address – after you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation with a reference number via e-mail. You will need it when you arrive in New Zealand. You can print it out or keep it on your phone.

  • Means of online payment – You can use a credit or debit card, but if you want, you can use PayPal.

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