Country`s borders status
Borders of New Zealand are temporarily closed.
These passengers are allowed to enter:
- citizens and permanent residents of New Zealand
- partners or children of citizens and residents of New Zealand;
- citizens or permanent residents of Australia residing in New Zealand;
- holders of visa who have been granted an exemption;
Transit through New Zealand is closed
However, these passengers are allowed to transit:
- citizens of Australia and New Zealand;
- residents of new Zealand;
- passengers with valid transit visa, issued by New Zealand;
- holders of New Zealand Travel Authority (NZeTA);
Arriving passengers must have medical certificate with negative COVID-19 test result. The certificate must have been issued no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
The following tests are accepted: atigene, LAMP, PCR, RT-PCR.
This passengers doesn’t need such certificate:
- if arriving from Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, or Wallis and Futuna Islands;
- children younger 2 years;
- holders of certificate stating they are not infected with covid. The certificate must have been issued no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
- holders of diplomatic visas.
New Zealand requires passengers to confirm that they are accommodated in the facility where they will be isolated.
Auckland (AKL) is the only airport opened for transit at the moment. The maximum length of stopover is 24 hours.
Passengers are prohibited from transit to China via New Zealand.
Arriving passengers will be quarantined for 14 days. The rule doesn’t apply to passengers traveling via New Zealand.