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New Zealand eTA Eligibility

Other New Zealand eTA Requirements

  • Portuguese citizens can apply for NZ eTA online
  • NZ eTA is valid for arrival by air and cruise ship
  • NZ eTA is for short tourist, business, transit visits
  • You must be over 18 to apply for an NZ eTA otherwise require a parent/guardian

What are requirements of New Zealand Visa from Portugal?

A New Zealand Visa for Portuguese citizens is required for visits up to 90 days.

Portuguese passport holders can enter New Zealand on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for a period of 90 days without obtaining a visa for New Zealand from Portugal, under the visa waiver program that commenced in the years 2009. Since July 2019, Portuguese citizens require an eTA for New Zealand.

A New Zealand Visa from Portugal is not optional, but a mandatory requirement for all Portuguese citizens traveling to the country for short stays. Before travelling to New Zealand, a traveller needs to ensure that the validity of the passport is at least three months past the expected departure date.

Only Australian Citizen are exempt, even Australian permanent residents are required to obtain an New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorisation (NZeTA).

How can I apply for New Zealand Visa from Portugal?

The New Zealand Visa for Portuguese citizens comprises an online application form that can be completed in less than five (5) minutes. It is necessary for applicants to enter personal details, their contact details, like email and address, and information on their passport page. Applicant must be in good health and should not have a criminal history. You can get more information at New Zealand eTA Application Form Guide.

After Portuguese citizens pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) fees, their eTA application processing commences. NZ eTA is delivered to Portuguese citizens via email. If additional documentation is required, the the applicant will be contact prior to approval of New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR SINGAPORE CITIZENS for Portuguese citizens.

New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) requirements for Portuguese citizens

To enter New Zealand, Portuguese citizens will require a valid travel document or passport in order to apply for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). Portuguese citizens who have a passport of an additional nationality need to make sure they apply with the same passport they travel with, as the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for New Zealand for Portuguese citizens will be associated with the passport that was mentioned at the time of application.

Applicants will also require a valid credit or debit card or paypal account to pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). The fee for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for Portuguese citizens covers eTA fee and tourist levy. Portuguese citizens are also required to provide a valid email address, to receive the NZeTA in their inbox. It will be your responsibility to carefully double-check all the data entered so there are no issues with the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA), otherwise you may have to apply for another NZ eTA.

How long can Portuguese citizen stay on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Portuguese citizen’s departure date must be within 3 months of arrival. Additionally, Portuguese citizen can visit only for 6 months in a 12 month period on an NZ eTA.

How long can a Portuguese citizen stay in New Zealand on a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Portuguese passport holders are required to obtain a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) even for a short duration of 1 day up to 90 days. If the Portuguese citizens intend to stay for a longer duration, then they should apply for a relevant Visa depending on their circumstances.

Travel to New Zealand from Portugal

Upon receiving the New Zealand Visa for Portuguese citizens, travelers will be able to either present an electronic or paper copy to present to New Zealand border and immigration.

Can Portuguese citizens enter multiple times on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA)?

New Zealand Visa for Portuguese citizens is valid for multiple entries during the period of its validity. Portuguese citizens can enter multiple times during the two year validity of the NZ eTA.

Frequently Asked Questions about NZeTA

11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Portuguese Citizens

  • Heat things up in Rotorua
  • Go sailing around the Bay of Islands
  • Marvel at Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve
  • Have a picnic at Whangarei Falls
  • Eat second breakfast in Hobbiton
  • Lounge on the beach in at the Bay of Plenty
  • Escape to the Coromandel Peninsula
  • Reach the summit of the Pinnacles
  • Go back in time to the East Cape
  • Island-hop around the Hauraki Gulf
  • Meet one of the world’s most violent supervolcanoes, Taupo

Portugal residency requirement – New Zealand

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Invest in a property/Real Estate €280,000 (New Zealand Dollar 497K) in Portugal – OR
  • Creation of 10 permanent jobs  – OR
  • Capital transfer – a minimum investment of €250,000 (New Zealand Dollar 444K)
  • minimum stay requirement of 7 days for the first year and 14 days in subsequent years

See details of Portugal Residency Visa Requirements

The Portugal Golden Visa Permanent Residence Programme is available to New Zealand citizens. There is growing demand in moving to Portugal from New Zealand through Residence Visa.

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Portugal Golden visa timeline – New Zealand

How long does it take to get a Portugal Golden Visa for New Zealand?

For an investor from New Zealand, the processing time for a Portugal residency visa is between 6 to 7 months.

  • Application preparation time, decide on investment, Open bank account, Tip to Portugal – 2-3 months
  • Complete Application, Submit Application and biometrics – 1-2 weeks
  • Pre-registration, transfer of funds, fees – 2-3 months
  • Golden Visa residency card is issued

Details on Portugal Residence Visa processing times

How much does Portugal Golden Visa cost for New Zealand?

Portugal Permanent Residence visa by Investment – New Zealand

In 2022, the Minimum investment amount for Portugal Golden Visa (PR) is typically over €250K (New Zealand Dollar 444K).

  • Invest in a property/Real Estate €280,000 (New Zealand Dollar 497K) in Portugal – OR
  • Creation of 10 permanent jobs  – OR
  • Capital transfer – a minimum investment of €250,000 (New Zealand Dollar 444K) – AND
  • Contribution of €5,082 (New Zealand Dollar 9K) – Main Applicant, €5,336 (New Zealand Dollar 9.5K) – Dependents

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act enables the Reserve Bank to intervene in the foreign exchange market It is the regulatory body that has the framework and monetary policy for moving assets and money outside of New Zealand.

Details of Portugal Residence Visa Costs