COVID-19
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS DATABASE
Travel restrictions updates for New Zealand
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07.04.2021 16:56: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to partner or dependent child of a national or a permanent resident of New Zealand. Their visa must be based on the relationship.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Cook Isl. on a direct flight operated by Air New Zealand. They must have been in Cook Isl. in the past 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers 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 .
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Niue on a direct flight operated by Air New Zealand. They must have been in Niue in the past 14 days.
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Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/39tsn56h .
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Australia, Cook Isl., Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or Wallis and Futuna Isl..
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Antarctica or Tokelau.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate specifying that the passenger cannot take a test due to medical reasons and does not have COVID-19 symptoms. The certificate must be issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Albania, Belize, Dominica, Kenya, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Montenegro, Myanmar, Slovenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tajikistan or Turkmenistan. They must have a medical certificate issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and it must confirm that they have no COVID-19 symptoms.


18.03.2021 18:10: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to partner or dependent child of a national or a permanent resident of New Zealand. Their visa must be based on the relationship.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Cook Isl. on a direct flight operated by Air New Zealand. They must have been in Cook Isl. in the past 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Niue on a direct flight operated by Air New Zealand. They must have been in Niue in the past 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers who have a visa and have been granted an exemption before departure; details can be found at https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19/border-closures-and-exceptions/border-entry-requirements .
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Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/39tsn56h .
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Australia, Cook Isl., Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or Wallis and Futuna Isl..
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Antarctica or Tokelau.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate specifying that the passenger does not have Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and is not contagious. The certificate must be issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Albania, Belize, Dominica, Kenya, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Montenegro, Myanmar, Slovenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tajikistan or Turkmenistan. They must have a medical certificate issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and it must confirm that they have no Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.


25.02.2021 16:18: slacken entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to partner or dependent child of a national or a permanent resident of New Zealand. Their visa must be based on the relationship.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Cook Isl. on a direct flight operated by Air New Zealand. They must have been in Cook Isl. in the past 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers who have a visa and have been granted an exemption before departure; details can be found at https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19/border-closures-and-exceptions/border-entry-requirements .
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Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/39tsn56h .
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Australia, Cook Isl., Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or Wallis and Futuna Isl..
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Antarctica or Tokelau.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate specifying that the passenger does not have Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and is not contagious. The certificate must be issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Albania, Belize, Dominica, Kenya, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Montenegro, Myanmar, Slovenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tajikistan or Turkmenistan. They must have a medical certificate issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and it must confirm that they have no Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.


24.02.2021 04:10: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to partners or children of nationals or residents of New Zealand. Their visa must be based on the relationship.
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Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/plan-your-travel-to-nz/pre-departure-testing/ .
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Australia, Cook Isl., Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or Wallis and Futuna Isl..
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Antarctica or Tokelau.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate specifying that the passenger does not have Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and is not contagious. The certificate must be issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Albania, Belize, Dominica, Kenya, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Montenegro, Myanmar, Slovenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tajikistan or Turkmenistan. They must have a medical certificate issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and it must confirm that they have no Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.


26.01.2021 13:38: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to partners or children of nationals or residents of New Zealand. Their visa must be based on the relationship.
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Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/plan-your-travel-to-nz/pre-departure-testing/ .
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Australia, Cook Isl., Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or Wallis and Futuna Isl..
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Antarctica or Tokelau.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate stating that they are not infectious with Coronavirus (COVID-19). The medical examination must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Albania, Belize, Dominica, Kenya, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Montenegro, Myanmar, Slovenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tajikistan or Turkmenistan. They must have a medical certificate issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and it must confirm that they have no Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.


26.01.2021 04:36: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to partners or children of nationals or residents of New Zealand. Their visa must be based on the relationship.
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Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/plan-your-travel-to-nz/pre-departure-testing/ .
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Australia, Cook Isl., Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or Wallis and Futuna Isl..
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Antarctica or Tokelau.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate stating that they are not infectious with Coronavirus (COVID-19). The medical examination must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.


21.01.2021 16:12: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in United Kingdom, United States.
Passengers arriving from United Kingdom or USA must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers who have transited through United Kingdom or USA for less than 96 hours.
- This does not apply to passengers who are members of the New Zealand Defence Force.


14.01.2021 21:34: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in United Kingdom, United States.
Effective 16 January 2021, passengers entering or transiting through New Zealand from United Kingdom or USA must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers who have transited through United Kingdom or USA for less than 96 hours.
- This does not apply to passengers who are members of the New Zealand Defence Force.


11.01.2021 12:16: cancelled entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in United Kingdom, United States.
Passengers entering or transiting through New Zealand from United Kingdom or USA must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure.


08.01.2021 21:02: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in United Kingdom, United States.
Passengers entering or transiting through New Zealand from United Kingdom or USA must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure.
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
- This does not apply to passengers who have transited through United Kingdom or USA for less than 96 hours.
- This does not apply to passengers who are members of the New Zealand Defence Force.


03.11.2020 06:02: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
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Passengers must have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in managed isolation.


30.10.2020 20:44: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to partners or children of nationals or residents of New Zealand. Their visa must be based on the relationship.


15.10.2020 10:22: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
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Effective 3 November 2020, passengers must have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in managed isolation.


12.06.2020 19:44: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.


09.04.2020 20:02: slacken quarantine policy.
Passengers and airline crew must self-isolate for a period of 14 days.


09.04.2020 11:00: extended quarantine policy.
Passengers and airline crew will be quarantined at a government-designated facility for a period of 14 days.


09.04.2020 11:00: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
This does not apply to the immediate family members of nationals of New Zealand.
This does not apply to passengers with a permanent resident visa and their immediate family members.


31.03.2020 19:14: imposed total entry ban.
New Zealand borders are closed.
- This does not apply to nationals of New Zealand, permanent residents and residents with valid travel conditions, and their immediate family.
- This does not apply to nationals Australia and permanent residents if New Zealand is their primary place of established residence.
- This does not apply to diplomats accredited to New Zealand and currently resident in New Zealand.
- This does not apply to Visitor, student and work visa holders who are ordinarily resident in New Zealand and who are the partner or dependent child of a temporary student or work visa holder who is in New Zealand.
- This does not apply to partners, dependent children and legal guardians of, and who are traveling with: New Zealand citizens or permanent resident visa holders; or New Zealand resident visa holders where the resident visa was granted in New Zealand; or New Zealand resident visa holders where the resident visa holder is arriving in New Zealand for a second or subsequent time where they are travelling with that New Zealand citizen or resident visa holder.
- This does not apply to the following: essential health workers, as confirmed by the Ministry of Health; or other essential workers, as confirmed by the New Zealand Government; or citizens of Samoa and Tonga making essential travel to New Zealand; or people coming to New Zealand for humanitarian reasons.


18.03.2020 00:34: cancelled ban entry for passengers who arrive from or have been in Cruise ship "Diamond Princess".

16.03.2020 21:28: imposed ban entry for passengers who arrive from or have been in Cruise ship "Diamond Princess".
This does not apply to nationals of Australia who are ordinarily resident in New Zealand and New Zealand citizens, New Zealand permanent resident and resident visa holders, and their immediate family members (if traveling together).


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