International travel

Information about travelling to, leaving and transiting through New Zealand.

Latest update — 13 September 2022

  • Travellers and crew do not need proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter New Zealand. Please check with your airline as they may still require proof of vaccination.
  • You will get free rapid antigen tests (RATs) at the airport. We encourage you to test the day you arrive and on day 5 or 6 and to report a positive test result by calling:
    • 0800 432 010  if you are calling from a New Zealand phone number
    • +64 9 954 6118  if you are using an international SIM card. Check with your phone provider as there may be charges.
  • You must still complete the New Zealand Traveller Declaration.

Complete the traveller declaration | New Zealand Traveller Declaration (external link)

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