How Long Can I Stay In New Zealand Without A Visa?

How many times can you visit New Zealand in a year?

You can visit New Zealand as a genuine tourist for up to 9 months in an 18-month period.

The 18-month period is calculated backwards from the last day you intend to be in New Zealand.

If the last day you’ll be here is 1 December, then your 18-month period will begin on 1 June of the year before..

How do I permanently stay in New Zealand?

To live in New Zealand permanently, you need a resident visa. To live in New Zealand permanently, you need a resident visa. There are a number of pathways to obtaining a resident visa, many of which start with a temporary visa allowing you to work, study or own a business in New Zealand.

Which countries do not need visa for New Zealand?

Here’s a list of New Zealand visa waiver countries:Andorra.Argentina.Austria.Bahrain.Belgium.Brazil.Brunei.Bulgaria.More items…•

What happens if I overstay my visa in New Zealand?

If they overstay for more than 12 months, they will be banned for five years. Immigration New Zealand says it is best for people to come forward if they have problems with their visa or immigration status, or cannot afford a flight home.

Can I work in New Zealand on a visitor visa?

You can come here to work on a visitor visa as: an entertainer. musician or artist, or. their direct support staff.

How long is a New Zealand visa good for?

nine monthsGenerally, the maximum stay holding a Visitor Visa is nine months. We usually only allow visitors to stay for nine months in an 18-month period. To work this out, we look at the last day that you intend to be in New Zealand (eg 1 July 2020) and count back 18 months from there (eg 1 January 2019).