New Zealand Tourist Visa

New Zealand Visitor Visa

International students and backpackers may need to apply for a NZ visa.

Short Term Visa - Do I need a visa or permit?
If your home country is on the list, then you can enter New Zealand without a visa, depending on how long you want to stay. You can study up to 3 months.

Student Visa
If you want to study longer than 3 months, you need a student visa to come to New Zealand. You will need to meet the requirements, including funds and health for a student visa in New Zealand.

Residence Visa or Work Permit - Do you like to live in New Zealand forever?
Find out how to apply for a PR visa, and get the forms you will need. Immigration Agents help you with the right information when you lodge your New Zealand immigration assessment application.

Already in New Zealand and want to study?
You may be able to extend your stay if you are thinking of studying in New Zealand.

Learn more about New Zealand
If your student visa has been accepted, and you want to learn more about New Zealand, visit our New Zealand guide.