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New Zealand

Travel to New Zealand during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

TBC

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

TBC

Screening on arrival:

TBC

Quarantine on arrival:

TBC

Test during stay:

TBC

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR or Antigen
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

You will need to have evidence of a negative COVID19 PCR test taken no more than 48 hours prior to departure or a supervised antigen test taken no more than 24 hours prior to departure.

This applies to anyone aged 2 and above.

On arrival:

You will be screened for signs of COVID19 on arrival. 

Children aged 16 and under are exempt from vaccination status.  However if they are aged 2-16 they will still need to take a pre-departure test as above.

Form pre-travel:

A Traveller Health Declaration form will need to be completed before travel.  Please check on the link below to see when you are able to complete the form needed for your destination.  You may need to either complete this form electronically, or print out and take with you to show at the airport of departure and arrival. It is important that you check the form as early as you can for time frames as this may need to be completed up to 7 days before travel, or as little as 24 hours before travel.

Traveller Health Declaration: https://www.travellerdeclaration.govt.nz/
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/new-zealand
Local regulations:

New Zealand has an alert level system for towns and cities and regions.  You should monitor the alert level for the area you are in online to follow the guidance of that area.

Measures may include wearing a mask outside or inside, closure of shops, bars and restaurants and restrictions on social gatherings.

You should always try and maintain a 2 metre physical distance from people you do not know.

Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Details to be confirmed
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Whether a test is required, and the type of test, has yet to be confirmed by the destination
Test time: Acceptable timescales for proof of testing negative for Covid-19 prior to arrival have yet to be confirmed by the destination.
On arrival:

You can currently only enter into New Zealand if you are fully vaccinated.

Form pre-travel: This destination has not yet confirmed if a Traveller Health Declaration is required and within what timescale.
Traveller Health Declaration: https://www.travellerdeclaration.govt.nz/
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/new-zealand

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 04.05.2022 at 16:57