The Government has announced further extensions for some visitor visa holders.
Visitor visas have been extended by two months from the date of expiry for visitor visa holders who:
Please note that the Immigration Contact Centre cannot confirm visitor visa extensions.
Time in New Zealand limit waived
The rule where visitor visa holders can only be in New Zealand for nine months in each 18-month period has been temporarily waived. This applies to individuals inside New Zealand who apply for visitor visa renewals before the end of June 2021. Provided all other eligibility criteria are met, visitor visas of up to six months can be issued.