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For information about COVID-19, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website

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.

COVID-19 — Immigration NZ

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.

Travel to New Zealand — MIQ

Biosecurity and customs rules

Find out what you can and cannot bring into New Zealand.

Bringing things 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

Utility links and page information

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