NZeTA

1.5
968 reviews
100K+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Download this free official New Zealand government app and use it to request your NZeTA and pay the IVL. Using the app is the fastest way to request an NZeTA and should take you less than 5 minutes.

You can use the app to scan your passport to upload your details and scan your credit or debit card for ease of payment. An NZeTA request costs NZD $17.

You can request and pay for up to 10 NZeTAs in one transaction for your family or group.


What are the NZeTA & IVL?

The NZeTA is a border security measure introduced by the New Zealand Government on 1 October 2019.

To find out more, visit the Immigration New Zealand website. https://www.immigration.govt.nz/nzeta

Most visitors coming to New Zealand must pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) of NZD $35. The IVL is a way for you to contribute directly to the tourism infrastructure you use and help protect the natural environment you enjoy during your stay in New Zealand. For more information on the IVL, visit this website https://www.mbie.govt.nz/immigration-and-tourism/tourism/tourism-funding/international-visitor-conservation-and-tourism-levy/.


The Legal stuff

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will use the information you provide in this app about yourself or others, including photographs, to assess NZeTA requests. Information may also be used to improve INZ’s services and administration of the Immigration Act 2009. See our privacy statement (https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/site-information/privacy) for more information about our handling of personal information and your rights. The use of this app is subject to our terms of use https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/site-information/terms-of-use.

It is your responsibility to ensure that to the best of your knowledge the information you provide via this app is accurate and that you answer the questions truthfully and correctly. The information will be retained and will become part of New Zealand immigration records. INZ may provide information to other agencies in New Zealand and overseas where such disclosure is required or permitted by the Privacy Act 1993, or otherwise required or permitted by law.
Updated on
Sep 29, 2020

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Financial info
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Photos and videos, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
1.5
968 reviews
Colin Lee
January 15, 2023
This is the single worst written app I've ever used. As an Android developer, I've worked with thousands of apps. Most requests fail in the app so you have to retry them. But retries also fail so you have to reopen from the launcher. Also, no data gets saved between attempts. So you have to start over from scratch only to fail to finish the process ever. NZeTA should find a different company to work on it.
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A Google user
October 15, 2019
This app is very easy to use, and costs far less than "service" does out there that charge a big fee. The most difficult part was taking the passport photo, it took me several tries. Make sure there is no glare, I used a dark plain background, and line the bar up over the name and numbers at the bottom of the page. Don't worry about where your passport photo is, it doesn't matter. Nice app, easy to use, I'll enjoy New Zealand, thanks!
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A Google user
November 30, 2019
Taking photos of kids is hard at the best of times. The app only seems to allow photos to be taken w forward facing camera. It would be nice to be able to flip to the back camera which is easier for an adult to control. I'm also unable to add another passport to the app in a subsequent session. All I can see is the option to view the receipt for the one passport that I processed (successfully, thank you) earlier. Tried clearing cache to no avail. 3 stars otherwise, for mediocre functionality.
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MBIE
December 3, 2019
Thanks for your feedback. While the app does allow you to submit more than one NZeTA request at a time, it does not currently allow more than one transaction from the same device. If you wish to requests NZeTAs for the rest of your family you can remove the existing NZeTA from the device or download the app on another phone.

What's new

Over 400,000 travellers have now used this official New Zealand government app to successfully request their NZeTA.
The new version (1.2.1) allows you to check your NZeTA status even if you requested your NZeTA on a different device or via a different channel. You can now make multiple NZeTA requests from the same device without deleting previous requests and payment by American Express has been enabled.