As a citizen of The UAE, and you are willing to have a short but exciting trip in a country. New Zealand is the best option not only for its natural charm but also for its modern cities. Here you can get beaches for rafting, hills, and bridge for bungee jumping, mountains covered with snow for skiing. And steal a chance to see exotic animals and plants. Auckland is the famous city of New Zealand, to get the best wine and dine as well as casinos for amusement. New Zealand is the place for those who are keen to get a complete package of challenge, thrill, and adventure and get the world’high ranked life, education, and health. New Zealand is better than any country for tourism in the world.

The UAE is one of the visa-exempt countries from 31st Oct 2019. The citizens of the UAE don’t need any visa waiver to transit in New Zealand for short stays up to 90 successive days. Instead of a transit visa, the New Zealand Government requires an eTA (Electronic Travel Authority) for New Zealand that is valid for 2 years or till its expiry date. The citizen of the UAE can simply apply an online application for an NZ eTA.

Is an New Zealand eTA compulsory for the citizens of The UAE?

Since 31st Oct 2019, the New Zealand Government has announced that 60 eligible countries are exempted from visa requirements for transiting in New Zealand but a copy of the approved eTA is required for identifying individuals and entering the border of New Zealand. The travelers traveling to the country with a New Zealand eTA for citizens of visa waiver countries is simple. This process saves travelers from the hassle of going to an embassy or consulate to obtain a transit visa.

All applicants are expected to meet the basic New Zealand eTA requirements and complete the online application prior to their departure.

The travelers traveling with their family members should fill each member’s passport details in the New Zealand eTA application form but who are traveling with their other family members or minors are requires to apply for the NZeTA application form for each member separately.

How to apply an New Zealand eTA online application form from The UAE?

The citizens of The UAE don’t need a visa waiver but an New Zealand eTA before transiting in New Zealand from 31st Oct 2019. The process saves time on The Border Security of New Zealand to get entry in the country.

Citizens can obtain and apply an online eTA application form simply using their Smartphone, tablet or personal computer. Firstly they should apply an application form with their these basic details as their passport details (passport number, nationality, and expiry date), personal details (name, address, and date of birth), health-related information medical treatment, traveling plans (hotels, arrival and departure date), security-related information as criminal records and character details, and email address to find the approved the NZeTA.

At the last, a credit or debit card is required to pay the application and IVL fees. IVL is a small payment paid during application fee that is used to protect the environment and develop the infrastructure of New Zealand by its government. Paying the fees the application is applied successfully. After approval, the New Zealand eTA is sent on the given email address. Travelers must have a copy of the New Zealand eTA when traveling to New Zealand for security checking.

Which documents are required to apply an New Zealand eTA from the UAE?

After applying an application for New Zealand eTA you can find an approved NZeTA to transit in New Zealand without obtaining a tourism visa, therefore, it is required to fill all the desired details correctly and truly. You must keep the following essential document while applying the application form –

- Need a passport remaining validity for almost 3 months after the exit date from New Zealand.

- The online eTA application form should be filled-out correctly truly.

- A valid credit or debit card is required to pay the eTA and IVL fees.

An email address to get the approved eTA visa waiver-

Citizens eager to travel along with their family members are required to mention their family members’ passport details at the time of applying for the eTA form.

Citizens eager to traveling along with other family members are required to apply for the online application particularly forms for each eTA.

How long does it take to receive an New Zealand eTA from The UAE?

It usually takes 1 day for processing and responding for the New Zealand eTA application form from the UAE in case there is any problem it might take 3 days for responding. When approved, the NZeTA must be sent in PDF format to the given email address.

The traveler eligible for dual Citizenship must ensure before departure to travel with the passport of which information is given in application form.

New Zealand welcomes all the citizens of The UAE from the bottom of its heart and wishes a memorable journey for you as well as your family.