Covid Entry Check: New Zealand Travel Restrictions

This New Zealand dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 05 Jul 2022, 00:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
42,263
-10.29% (last 7 days)
TOTAL CASES
1,370,507
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to the following travellers:
• Citizens and PRs
• Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs
• Other Residents (pass holders)

Others:
• Travellers who have a visa and have been granted an exemption before departure; details can be found at https://www.immigration.govt.nz/formshelp/request-for-travel-to-new-zealand
• Nationals or permanent residents of Australia residing in New Zealand
• Travellers with a Resident Visa applied for on or before 30 November 2021. They must be arriving in New Zealand for the first time as the holder of that visa;
• Travellers with a Resident Visa applied for on or after 1 December 2021 and issued under the 2021 Resident Visa Category;

What to expect in New Zealand?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

There are no vaccine exemptions at this time.

📝 Forms

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.

Details:
Travellers arriving from Australia, Cook Isl. or Niue must complete a health declaration before check-in. The declaration can be obtained at https://naumaira.covid19.govt.nz/ or https://border.covid19.govt.nz

For more information you may go to:
https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/secure-your-place-in-managed-isolation/
https://naumaira.covid19.govt.nz/
https://border.covid19.govt.nz

🌡️ Testing requirements

There are no pre-arrival test requirements at this time.
On Arrival there are no Covid-19 test requirements at this time.

Details:
Authorities announced that effective 21 June, the pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirement for inbound arrivals will be lifted, following an improvement in the pandemic situation.

For more information you may go to:
https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/plan-your-travel-to-nz/pre-departure-testing/

😷 Quarantine requirements

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10 days. Quarantine served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller)

Details:
Travellers must have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in managed isolation. The voucher can be obtained at https://allocation.miq.govt.nz/portal/ Government officials announced on 18 March that unvaccinated New Zealand citizens are no longer subject to COVID-19 managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) and self-quarantine upon arrival. Permanent residents are still subject to the measures unless they receive special permission from the authorities for an exemption.

For more information you may go to:
https://www.miq.govt.nz/

Other important information:
• Transit is not allowed to Australia, Cook Isl. or Niue if they are arriving from Australia, Cook Isl. or Niue.
• Transit to China is only allowed for Chinese nationals arriving from Cook Isl., Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tonga or Vanuatu.
• Transit is only allowed at Auckland (AKL) for maximum 24 hours.
• Travellers transiting through New Zealand to Australia must have a confirmed onward ticket on a red zone flight within 14 days.
• Travellers must have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in managed isolation except for travellers arriving from and have only been in Australia(excluding New South Wales), Cook Isl. and Niue.
• Travellers must have a COVID•19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. They must register the vaccination in the Managed Isolation Allocation System.
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DISCLAIMER

We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.