New Zealand eTA Visa for Citizens of Netherlands

eTA for Dutch citizens

eTA Eligibility

  • Dutch citizens can apply for an NZeTA
  • Netherlands was a launch member of the NZ eTA program
  • Dutch citizens enjoy fast entry using the NZ eTA program

Other eTA Requirements

  • Dutch citizens can apply for 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 the NZeTA requirements for Dutch citizens?

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

Dutch 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 Netherlands, under the visa waiver program that commenced in the years 2009. Since July 2019, Dutch citizens require an eTA for New Zealand.

A New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) from Netherlands is not optional, but a mandatory requirement for all Dutch 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 Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) from Netherlands?

The New Zealand Visa for Dutch 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.

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


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

To enter New Zealand, Dutch citizens will require a valid travel document or passport in order to apply for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). Dutch 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 Dutch 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 Dutch citizens covers eTA fee and tourist levy. Dutch 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 Dutch citizen stay on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

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

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

Dutch 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 Dutch 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 Netherlands

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


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

New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA) is valid for multiple entries during the period of its validity. Dutch citizens can enter multiple times during the two year validity of the NZ eTA.


11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Dutch Citizens

  • Meet the marine life at Kaikoura
  • Free live music at the Darkroom
  • Half-Day Wellington Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour
  • Enjoy sunset with surfing penguins, Oamaru
  • Visit The International Antarctic Centre
  • Relax in Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens
  • Go cycling around the Marlborough Sounds
  • Get a photo with Split Apple Rock, Abel Tasman
  • Road trip through The Catlins
  • Lounge on Golden Bay
  • Get deep underground in Nelson

Netherlands Embassy in Wellington

Address

PSIS House – 10de verdieping Hoek Featherston en Ballance Streets 6011 Wellington New Zealand

Phone

+64-4-471-6390

Fax

+64-4-471-2923

Please apply for a New Zealand eTA 72 hours in advance of your flight.