Visa & Transportation
People from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before travelling to New Zealand.
On arrival in New Zealand, they will be asked to provide:
- • travel tickets or evidence of onward travel arrangements, and
- • evidence of funds for maintenance (for more details see our Operational Manual at , notably E4.50.35 and E4.50.40).
If a person is visiting New Zealand for three months or less and is from a visa-waiver country (see list below), this person will not need to apply for a visitor visa before arriving in New Zealand as long as the purpose of the visit is for .
A person is deemed to apply for a visitor visa by completing the required “New Zealand Passenger Arrival Card” and if granted entry permission, will also be granted a visitor visa.
A person may stay in New Zealand in accordance with the conditions on their visa. Visitor visas granted at the airport are electronic, meaning a person may not be given a stamp or label in their passport.
UK passport holders who can produce evidence of the right to reside permanently in the UK can be granted a visitor visa for up to six months upon arrival in New Zealand.
do not usually need a visa to travel to New Zealand.
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong3
- Korea (South)
- San Marino
- Saudi Arabia
- Slovak Republic
- South Africa
- United Arab Emirates
- United States of America7
- Vatican City
If you need further information, please visit,or .
Dunedin International Airport (is 30 km south of the city. It takes around 30 minutes from the city.
To rent a car, visit, or
Taxis are available outside of the main terminal building at the airport. The fare to the city of Dunedin is around $90 NZD. For pre-booking, please access to the website below.
- Southern Taxis ()
- Ph: 03) 476 6300
- Ph: 0800 829 428
- Dunedin Taxis ()
- Ph: 03) 4777-777
- Ph: 0800 50 50 10
This is the most economic way to get to the city. It takes approximately $20 NZD per person and varies depending on the number of people and the shuttle company.
For booking on-line, visit the following websites.
- - Airport Shuttles Dunedin Ltd. ( )
- - Kiwi Shuttles ( )
- - Super Shuttle ( )