When you apply for a visitor visa, we need to know that:
» you are in good health
» you are of good character, and
» a visitor visa fits your purpose for coming to New Zealand.
INZ consider you to be coming to New Zealand for a lawful purpose if you are a visitor coming for the purposes of:
» Family and social visits
» Amateur sport
» Business consultation
» Medical treatment
» Guest of Government visits
You will also need to show proof that you have enough money to support yourself during your stay. This means you have a minimum of:
» NZ$1000 per person per month of the visit, or
» NZ$400 per person per month if accommodation has already been paid for – we will require proof of prepayment, such as hotel prepaid vouchers.
You will need to provide your passport with your application. The passport must be valid for at least three months past the date you are to leave New Zealand, or one month past the date you intend to leave if the government issuing your passport has consular representation in New Zealand. Proof that you plan to leave New Zealand
You will need to show us that you intend to leave within the period of your visa. For example:
» travel tickets (confirmed or open-dated) out of New Zealand to a country which you have the right to enter; or
» written confirmation from an airline or travel agency that onward travel has been booked and paid for.
If you are granted a visitor visa you need to meet certain conditions during your stay.
» You may not work while you are in New Zealand (unless you are granted a work visa).
» You may not study for more than three months hile you are in New Zealand (unless you are granted a student visa).
» You must keep within New Zealand's laws.
» You must only stay in New Zealand for the time allowed by your visa.