As a citizen of Austria, you are keen to get a short but enthusiastic and exciting trip you must visit New Zealand, an island situated in the North in the Pacific Ocean. The land of nature's best creations and has been given the highest ranking for the quality of life, health, education, security, and protection of civil liberties. Here you can find the balance between modernization and nature.

New Zealand is a land of exotic animals and plants. There are many places for much enjoyment like Tunnel Beach for everyday musical events, Legendary black for water rafting, Kawarau Gorge, and Suspension Bridge for bungee jumping, Whakapapa the largest ski area for skiing. There are many luxurious winter resorts, famous for their best services and wine and dine. Auckland and Wellington are the modern cities of New Zealand where you can find not only delicious food and wine and also casinos for amusement. The government of New Zealand charges additional associate tourist levy (IVL) fee along with online application fee to protect the environment and to improve the infrastructure of New Zealand.

The government of New Zealand has exempted 60 eligible countries from visa requirements to travel New Zealand for short stays up to 90 days. Austria is one of the visa exempted countries of which citizens do not need a tourism visa for visiting New Zealand for a short trip like three months from 31 Oct 2019. However, they are required to apply an application for an online NZeTA from Austria and obtain an approved NZeTA. An ETA is an Electronic Travel Authority, used for getting entry in New Zealand through Boarder, and it also helps security officers to identify the individual. An eTA saves us from a lengthy process of obtaining a visa.

Travelers must apply an online application form for NZeTA 3 days before their departure date.

Are the citizens of Austria required to obtain an eTA for New Zealand?

Since 31 Oct 2019, New Zealand has provided visa exemption to 60 eligible countries of which citizens need not require to obtain a visa waiver to visit New Zealand for up to 90 days. Citizens of sixty eligible countries needed to have an approved eTA for NZ to cross the Border Security checking. It is effortless to obtain and helpful for identification on the Boarder. An eTA is also required for those who want to enter through Auckland. The travelers traveling along with their family members are required to give the passport details of each member, and the travelers flying with their other family members or minors are required to apply the NZeTA application for each member individually.

Cruise passengers are required to obtain a valid NZeTA just like Austrian travelers arriving in New Zealand by air. However, crew members need to apply for a particular eTA, separate from that of tourists. These workers should contact their employer for assistance.

What are the required documents to apply for online NZeTA?

The citizens of Austria are required to obtain an eTA for traveling to New Zealand. To get an eTA for New Zealand, they need to apply an online application form for eTA from Austria. Correct details are required to obtain an approved NZ eTA therefore before using the application form the citizens of Austria must meet with the following requirements-

- The citizen's passport should remain valid for at least three months after the extended exit date from New Zealand.

- The NZeTA application form must be filled correctly.

- The citizen's valid credit or debit card to pay the online application and IVL fees.

- A current email address to receive the approved eTA visa waiver.

- The citizen with dual citizenship must give the passport detail with which he is intended to travel.

- Travelers visiting with family members must give every member passport details in the eTA application, and travelers traveling with other family members must apply an eTA individually for each member.

The following essential details must be filled correctly and carefully for the approval of the application form any wrong detail can lead to delay or rejection.

How can the citizens of Austria apply an application for The NZeTA?

The citizens of Austria can quickly obtain and apply an online NZeTA application form using their Smartphone, personal computer, or tablet from Austria within 10 minutes. To avoid inaccuracy while applying the mentioned details are required to keep along with them. After obtaining an application fill the following information carefully-

- Personal details – Full name, date of birth, address, family details (if traveling with family)

- Passport details – Passport number, nationality, expiry date

- Health-related information – Intention of receiving medical treatment or consultation in NZ

- Travel plans – Hotels, dates of arrival and departure

- Security details – History of criminal convictions

- An email address to receive the approved eTA

After entering the following data in the online eTA application form and pay the application fee and associate tourist levy (IVL) using a debit or a credit card, the initial application is completed. In a few days, the NZeTA application would be processed and approved.

How long does it take to get an New Zealand eTA from Austria?

It takes only 10 minutes to apply the New Zealand eTA form and paying the application fee and IVL fees. It takes 1 to 3 working days to respond from the government, So the travelers are required to apply the NZeTA online form at least before three working days that it gets sufficient time for processing. When approved, the NZeTA will be sent in PDF format to the given email address. Travelers can get a photocopy of eTA along with their passport for traveling New Zealand.

The traveler who has dual citizenship needs to travel with the same passport, which details filled in the application form.