COVID-19, visas and travel
Travel can change quickly because of COVID-19 — check the following New Zealand government websites for the most up-to-date information.
Borders and visas
Immigration New Zealand keeps their COVID-19 page about visas updated for people who:
- want to enter NZ
- are in NZ and their visa is about to expire
- are NZ employers.
Arriving in NZ — isolation or quarantine
You may need to isolate or quarantine when you arrive in NZ.
Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) has current information about what you need to do, based on different factors — such as the country you’re travelling from and your vaccination status.
Biosecurity and customs rules
Find out what you can and cannot bring into New Zealand.
Travelling in NZ
Depending on your vaccination status and other factors, travel within NZ may be restricted based on the colour-coded traffic light system of the COVID-19 Protection Framework.
The Unite Against COVID-19 website explains:
Help for New Zealanders overseas
- Register with SafeTravel to receive alerts about important changes to travel advice.
Official registration for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas — SafeTravel
- If you need emergency help, find out who to contact and what they can help you with.
Emergency help when you’re overseas