Once the applicant has the necessary documentation, they will need to fill out the New Zealand eTA online application.
The information that will be requested on the applicant’s eTA form includes:
- Personal information (first and last name, date of birth)
- Passport information (passport number, date of issue, date of expiry)
- Contact information (home address, email address)
There is also a section that asks travelers to answer a few questions about criminal history and their plans for visiting New Zealand.
It is also necessary to pay the application fee, which includes both the eTA fee and the NZ International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL). Travelers can do so by using a valid form of payment, such as a credit card or debit card.
The form can be filled out from any internet-enabled device, such as a smartphone or computer, and the whole process takes less than 30 minutes to complete.
Travelers who are visiting New Zealand with children or family members should note that every individual in your group must fill out their own application form (even if the family member is under your passport).
After travelers have filled out their application, they are advised to double check the form to make sure the information is accurate and matches the details of their passport. Any errors, missing fields, or incorrect information may result in a delay of the traveler’s New Zealand eTA, or even a denial.