New Zealand is an island in The Southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is called a lonely planet for being isolated for a long time. It is rich in abundant natural resources as many beaches (like Abel Tasman and Tunnel Beach). New Zealand is covered with mount snow (like Mount Tongariro and Whakapapa, the largest ski area). Waterfalls (like Milford Sound), for skiing, snowboarding, snow resorts and winter resorts ( like Mount Hutt) and Auckland Zoo for the vast site to see native and exotic animals. There are many modern cities like Auckland, Wellington Dunedin, and Queenstown, where you can find best wines and delicious food that give you heavenly feeling; casinos, roulette, blackjack, and poker for your amusement. Thus your trip to New Zealand is going to be action-packed.
The Government of New Zealand has exempted sixty countries from the requirement of a tourist visa to travel New Zealand fort short stays up to 90 days. However, they are required to have an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) for New Zealand. An New Zealand eTA is mandatory for all Polish citizens. You can easily apply an application for New Zealand eTA with your SmartphoneSmartphone and tablet. You will have to pay a small amount for The International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL), used for protecting the environment and in the development of New Zealand.
From 31st Oct 2019, Poland is one of the 60 eligible visa exempted countries whose citizens don’t require a transit visa waiver for traveling New Zealand for multiple short trips up to 90 days. However, an New Zealand eTA is needed to obtain to visit New Zealand and to face the identification of each individual to cross the Border Security, and it is mandatory for all citizens. The eTA is automatically linked to the traveler’s passport. The New Zealand eTA is valid for only two years or the expiry date, whichever comes first.
The Cruise passenger is required to acquire a valid New Zealand eTA as Polish travelers arrive in New Zealand by air. Even the crew member must apply for an eTA individually, separate from that of tourists. The workers require contacting their employer for assistance.
The Polish citizens who are willing to only transit through Auckland International Airport on their way to a destination outside of New Zealand are also required to obtain a valid eTA.
The Polish citizens traveling to New Zealand with their family must provide all members’ passport information while applying, the application form for the NZeTA. Those who are traveling with other members or minors have to apply the eTA application form, particularly for each member.
Polish travelers must be in good health. When requesting the NZeTA applicants, they are asked whether they are traveling to the country to receive medical treatment or consultation. If you are in this situation, you will have to apply for a Medical Treatment Visitor Visa instead of a transit visa.
An eTA is mandatory for all the citizen of visa-exempt countries. The Polish citizens can easily obtain an eTA application online through a mobile or PC. It is important to have the required documents while applying the online application form correctly.
- The traveler’s passport should remain valid for at least three months after the extended exit date from New Zealand.
- The New Zealand eTA online application form must be completed.
- A valid credit or debit card to pay the online application and IVL fees
- A current email address to find the approved eTA visa waiver.
- The citizen with dual citizenship is acknowledged to fill the passport detail with which he is going to travel.
- Give each family member’s passport details and apply individually the eTA online applications form for other relatives as well as minors.
Polish citizens wish to travel to New Zealand must have an approved New Zealand eTA to enter The New Zealand Border. It is very easy to obtain and apply an online New Zealand eTA application form using their Smartphone, personal computer, or tablet from their home or office in 10 minutes. Avoiding inaccuracy and any delay while filling the application form, you must keep the following details along with yourself:
- Personal detail – Full name, date of birth, address, family details (if traveling with family, each member’s details)
- Passport detail– Passport number, nationality, expiry date
- Health information – Intention of receiving medical treatment or consultation in New Zealand
- Travelling plan – Hotels, dates of arrival and departure
- Security detail – History of criminal convictions
- A current email address to receive the approved eTA visa waiver
- A debit or a credit card for paying an application and IVL fees
Firstly complete the online application and check the details carefully, then pay the application fee and associate tourist levy (IVL); the application is applied successfully. It takes one day for processing, but sometimes it takes three days for approval, so the travelers must apply an eTA before their departure prior to three days that it may get sufficient time for processing and approval.
After applying the New Zealand eTA online form and paying its and IVL fees, the initial application is completed. It takes 1 to 3 working days to respond from Vatican City, so the travelers have to apply the New Zealand eTA online form at least prior three working days that it will get sufficient time for processing. After the approval of the application, the NZeTA in PDF format is sent to the email address given in the application form. The Polish citizens must have a print out of the NZeTA along with the passport before departure.
The Polish citizens having dual citizenship must travel with the passport of which information has been filled in the application.