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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.

  • Closed for Travel
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 22 Sep 2021, 10:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
-24.42% (last 7 days)
-34.04% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

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

Other important information:
• Foreigners who in the past 14 days have been in or transited through Brazil, India, Pakistan or Papua New Guinea are not allowed to enter or transit.
• 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.

What to expect in New Zealand?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
For more information: https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/secure-your-place-in-managed-isolation/
You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
For more information: https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/plan-your-travel-to-nz/pre-departure-testing/

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://www.miq.govt.nz/

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Brazil, India, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Natioanls or permanent residents of this country may enter
Cook Islands
Travellers arriving from and have only been in this country in the past 14 days may enter
Travellers arriving from and have only been in this country in the past 14 days may enter