Travelling or returning to New Zealand

If you're planning on flying to Aotearoa, New Zealand, there are a few things you need to check before you travel.

If you're not a New Zealand or Australian citizen, you may need to apply for a visa or a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) to enter New Zealand.

Failure to meet local requirements may result in denied boarding.

Passports and visas for entry into New Zealand

Transit in New Zealand


  • Travellers do not require proof of vaccination or a pre-departure test to enter New Zealand.
  • Air New Zealand does not require passengers to provide proof of vaccination or a pre-departure test. We do ask that if you're feeling unwell and test positive for COVID-19, please consider changing your travel plans.