United Kingdom Tourist Visa For New Zealand (6 Month Visa Free Period)

This page provides visa information for UK Citizens wanting to travel to New Zealand.

Important Information

UK citizens are granted a visa-free stay of up to 6 months in New Zealand. After the visa-free period has expired, you will be required to exit the country and must possess proof of your return or onward ticket upon entry.

Your passport should be valid for at least one month from the date of exit from New Zealand.

Is this visa the right one for me?

This visa can be used for tourist travel to New Zealand only. Business activities are not allowed. Tourist activities include:

  • Holidays
  • Sightseeing or Packpacking
  • Visiting Family or Friends
  • Unpaid Sports/Music/Dance Roles
  • Attending a Wedding or Funeral
  • Religious Purposes
  • Medical Treatments


The information found here is based on the response provided by the New Zealand embassy. We recommend you always double check the latest information directly with the embassy before you travel. If you wish to travel for longer than the visa-free period, you should speak to the New Zealand embassy directly on 0207 930 8422.

Travel Requirements

In order to travel to New Zealand there are a few requirements. Click on any of the icons below to learn more about each one.

Visa Not Required

Citizens of the United Kingdom can enter New Zealand without a visa for up to 6 months.


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