As a Romanian citizen, visiting New Zealand will allow you to experience some of the most beautiful and geographically diverse landscapes there, such as Piha Beach, which is famous for surfers. Lion Rock as a volcanic monolith with war memorials and unique Maori carvings; Wai-O-Tapu is famous for its colourful springs, bubbling pools, neon green Devil's Baths and bubbling mud pools. Whakapapa, the largest ski area; Legendary Black for white water rafting, Kawarau Gorge and suspension bridge for bungee jumping, Tunnel Beach for daily music and sporting events.

New Zealand is a developed country. It gets high marks for quality of life, education, health care, economic freedom, and protection of civil liberties. There are many beautiful modern cities like Auckland and Wellington where you can find all the amenities. There are many hotels, ski resorts, casinos, parks. New Zealand is also famous for its wines and delicious food that can only be found in New Zealand. Therefore, there are many activities and events that can attract everyone's interest in visiting New Zealand.

As of 1 October 2019, the New Zealand government has announced that 60 countries will be visa-free, including Romania, whose nationals do not require a tourist or transit visa to Visit to New Zealand for up to 90 days.

Citizens of Romania can travel to New Zealand without an entry visa based on the NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) electronic certificate, which must be obtained prior to travel (click here to be redirected to the NZeTA). There is also an International Tourism known as IVL for travel to New Zealand. IVL tax is paid through immigration at the same time as receiving the NZeTA e-certificate. Entry into New Zealand is only permitted with a passport valid for at least 3 months from the intended date of departure from New Zealand (more information here). The maximum length of stay permitted for visa-free travel is 90 days in any 6-month period from the date of first entry when traveling for tourists, visiting or other valid short-term purposes. A visa is required to enter New Zealand if the purpose of the visit is to obtain medical treatment or advice.

In terms of visa-free entry, the border control formalities of this country are very strict: interviews are often conducted in English, at which point all proof of the purpose of travel (proof of accommodation, invitation of sponsors, round-trip tickets, proof of sufficient funds for the entire stay) is requested.

Apply online in three easy steps through our website.

  • Apply for NZeTA - Every NZeTA application starts with filling out the online application form.
  • Secure Payments - Payments can then be made safely and efficiently via PayPal, debit card or credit card.
  • Print visa - Once authorized, a New Zealand Visa (NZeTA) will be emailed to you.

What are the ETA requirements for New Zealand?

If you decide to apply for a New Zealand ETA, you'll first need to take care of the requirements. However, you will be pleased to know that the list of things you need to compile for a successful application is not long and you probably already have everything you need, as follows:

  • Passport : The most important thing you need is a passport. You must have a valid passport and the document must remain valid for up to 3 months from the date of your departure from New Zealand.
  • Valid e-mail address : e-mail address and is also mandatory as the Electronic Travel Authorization will be sent by post. Don't forget to save the prints too.
  • Scanned Photos : Photos are also another thing you can't ignore. A recent passport photo is required.
  • Digital Payment Methods : You must have digital payment options. You can pay by direct debit, credit card or PayPal.
  • Bank account : A bank account is required to prove your livelihood and to show that you can pay for your trip.
  • Return ticket : You must have the required return ticket at the airport. If you don't have one, the round-trip ticket amount should be in your bank account.

Documents required to enter New Zealand:

  • Round-trip airfare or proof of travel from New Zealand;
  • Proof of the purpose of the trip, each with a tourist destination - general program of visits, main purpose, with business purposes - business contact data, company;
  • Proof of livelihood while in New Zealand (if the person has paid for accommodation and provides proof of this, the minimum is NZ$400/person/month and if the person does not provide accommodation, the minimum is NZ$1000/person/month).

How long does it take to receive a New Zealand eTA from Romania?

It only takes ten minutes to register and submit the New Zealand eTA form and pay the application fee and IVL fee. It can take one to three business days for the New Zealand government to respond. Once approved, the New Zealand eTA will be sent in PDF format to the email address provided. Travelers must have a hard copy of the approved NZeTA along with the eTA Passport before traveling to New Zealand.

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