Visa applications for citizens of New Zealand are not the same for all countries. If you are an Israeli citizen, you must apply for a visa from Israel, if you live in Israel or plan on visiting there. Similarly, if you are a Norwegian citizen, you can apply for a visa from Norway as well as in your country of residence. If you are like me, and need to travel to several countries before coming back home, then it would be beneficial to have multiple visas in your passport.
What does it take to get a New Zealand visa?
To get a NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR ISRAELI CITIZENS, you will need to provide your passport information, an application fee of NZ$85 and evidence of sufficient funds to cover your stay. Furthermore, you will need to meet the requirements for a temporary visitor visa, such as having a valid passport and being in good health. Once you have met all the criteria, you can apply online or through the New Zealand embassy or consulate in your home country.
Do I need an Israeli Passport?
If you are an Israeli citizen planning to visit or live in New Zealand, you will need a valid passport. If you are not an Israeli citizen but are of Palestinian, Jordanian, Egyptian, or Iraqi origin, you may also be eligible for a visa on arrival.
For more information on visas and immigration requirements please see the website of the Ministry of Immigration and Border Control.
What documents do I need for my application?
To apply for a New Zealand visa, you will need to provide documentation that proves your identity and your relationship to a person who is already in New Zealand. This document list includes: a passport with a valid visa or valid travel document; a driver’s license or other photo ID; and proof of residence, such as a utility bill, bank statement, or rental agreement.
You may also be required to provide information about your occupation and the purpose of your visit. We may ask for additional documents and information at a later date. How do I apply for a New Zealand visa? You can apply for a New Zealand visa in the United Kingdom, Australia, or any country that is listed here. If you are applying from outside of one of these countries, please check the list of acceptable documents before you make your appointment. All our appointments are on an ‘as-needed’ basis. We recommend you book your appointment as soon as possible to ensure availability.You can apply for a New Zealand visa with us by: visiting our new branch in person; NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR NORWEGIAN CITIZENS
How long will it take to get an approval for a visa?
The New Zealand Embassy in Tel Aviv processes applications for visas on a first-come, first-served basis. The typical processing time is around two weeks. However, the Embassy reserves the right to process applications more quickly or less quickly depending on the volume of requests. It is possible that an urgent application will be processed immediately.
Do I need to travel with a New Zealand visa?You do not need a New Zealand visa for:Short-term visits for tourism or business purposes (maximum 6 months);
Visits for the purpose of medical treatment;
Visitors staying in Israel solely for tourism and private affairs.
If you are travelling to New Zealand from an area where you are required to have a visa, such as Australia, the United States or parts of Europe, you need to apply for a New Zealand visa before your departure from these countries.
How long does it take for me to get my passport back when I leave my passport at the Embassy? Passport returns takes