There are various type of New Zealand visas are available for you to apply. The type of New Zealand visa you will need to apply depends on the purpose, length of your trip and the frequency of trips you will be taking to New Zealand. If you require information such as New Zealand consulate contact details , visa forms for New Zealand, and other travel information please use the dropdown menu, below.
Types of New Zealand Visas for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the United Kingdom.
- New Zealand tourist visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of leisure travel in New Zealand and no business activities permitted with the short term tourist visa for New Zealand.
- New Zealand visitor visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of travel to visit friends and family in New Zealand and no business activities are permitted.
- New Zealand business visa for British citizens and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for participating in short-term business activity in New Zealand.
- New Zealand transit visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued and is generally valid for 3 days or less, for transferring through a port in New Zealand to a third destination.
General Documnets Required to Apply for a New Zealand Visa for British Nationals and Permant Residents in the United Kingdom
The below items are generally required to apply for any type of New Zealand visas in the United Kingdom:
- Fully completed Visa Application Form and essential declaration
- Passport size photographs
- Valid national passport
There are other types of New Zealand visas such as student visas, temporary worker visas, parent visas, spousal visas or partner visas for British nationals which are available to apply. Please contact the New Zealand Embassy in London or the nearest New Zealand consulate accredited to the United Kingdom for more information.
Please note: In individual cases, you may be required to provide additional documents. Angolan Embassy rules and regulations can and do, very occasionally change overnight. We accept no responsibilty for any such changes. To learn more information click on Disclaimer Information.
New Zealand Entry Visa Types Available for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the UK
Single Entry visa for New Zealand: A single-entry visa allows its holder to enter New Zealand only once, within the given period of time, as mentioned in the visa sticker affixed to their passport. Once the visa holder exits the territory of New Zealand or visa region associated with New Zealand, he or she can no longer go back, even if they have not spend in New Zealand the number of days as permitted by the New Zealand embassy that issued them the visa.
Double Entry visa for New Zealand: In general, a double-entry visa applies the same way as the single-entry visa explained above. The sole difference between a single-entry and a double-entry visa is that the second gives you the chance to go once more back to New Zealand
Multiple Entry visa for New Zealand: This type of visa allows the holder of the visa to enter New Zealand mutiple times with visa validity period.
What Are The Steps to Apply for an New Zealand Visa for British Nationals?
To apply for an New Zealand visa in the United Kingdom, then follow the steps given below:
- Check if you need to apply for a New Zealand Visa.
- Know when is the right time to apply for your New Zealand visa!
- Figure out what type of New Zealand visa you will need.
- Find out where you should lodge your New Zealand visa application.
- Fill in the right New Zealand visa form.
- Collect the documents required for New Zealand visa.
- Make a visa appointment and attend the visa interview.
- Submit your biometrics.
- Pay the New Zealand visa fee.
Please Note: Please consult New Zealand consulate in the United Kingdom as visa regulations for New Zealand can and often change overnight. In individual cases, additional documents required for New Zealand visa. We accept no responsibility as we have no affiliation with the embassy of New Zealand in the United Kingdom or their visa section.
What are the common questions asked by a New Zealand visa officer?
Going for a visa interview at the New Zealand consulate in London? The visa officer at the New Zealand consulate will look over your application and ask you questions if they wish to clarify anything. It is best to answer these questions honestly.
Typical questions asked at the New Zealand visa interview include:
- What is your purpose of your trip to New Zealand?
- Do you know anyone living in New Zealand?
- What is your current occupation? How long have you been in your current occupation?
- If you are a student, when will the studies finish?
- How will you support yourself whilst in New Zealand?
- Have you ever travelled to other countries?
- Who will pay for your trip to New Zealand?
- What are your plans when you return from your trip from New Zealand?
- What will you do if your New Zealand visa application is rejected?
What are the usual reasons for getting your New Zealand visa denied?
Common reasons why your New Zealand visa application got rejected include:
- Lack of funds – you must be able to afford your trip New Zealand and you must provide documents to show that you can.
- Proof of accommodation not provided – you must be able to show where you will be staying in New Zealand and you can easily do this by providing a hotel reservation in New Zealand.
- The visa officer thinks you will not return to your home country – you must make it clear that you intend to leave New Zealand and return to your home country before the expiry of your visa. You can do this by providing documents that show you have ties where you live, such as an employment letter or proof that you own your home etc.
- No proof of residence – you must be able to prove that you can live in the country of your residence legally, so you must provide proof of residence.