Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas

Do not travel overseas at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, associated health risks and widespread travel restrictions. This do not travel advisory (level 4 of 4) applies to all destinations except the Cook Islands....Read more

Do not travel overseas at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, associated health risks and widespread travel restrictions. This do not travel advisory (level 4 of 4) applies to all destinations except the Cook Islands....Read more

Exercise increased caution in the Cook Islands (level 2 of 4). Quarantine-free travel is now available between New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Information about the current situation in Australia is available here....Read more

Exercise increased caution in the Cook Islands (level 2 of 4). Quarantine-free travel is now available between New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Information about the current situation in Australia is available here....Read more

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China

China

Chengdu Post Closure
Due to the increasing suspension of airlinks and unprecedented operational pressures, New Zealand has temporarily withdrawn staff from its Consulate-General in Chengdu. Consular services for New Zealanders in Chengdu will be provided by the New Zealand Embassy in Beijing until further notice.

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda

Temporary Post Closure

Due to the increasing suspension of airlinks and unprecedented operational pressures, New Zealand has temporarily withdrawn staff from its Embassy in Bridgetown (accredited to Antigua and Barbuda). Consular services in country are unavailable until further notice.

Bahamas

Bahamas

Temporary Post Closure
Due to the increasing suspension of airlinks and unprecedented operational pressures, New Zealand has temporarily withdrawn staff from its Embassy in Bridgetown (accredited to the Bahamas). Consular services in country are unavailable until further notice.

Dominica

Dominica

Temporary Post Closure

Due to the increasing suspension of airlinks and unprecedented operational pressures, New Zealand has temporarily withdrawn staff from its Embassy in Bridgetown (accredited to Dominica). Consular services in country are unavailable until further notice.

Grenada

Grenada

Temporary Post Closure

Due to the increasing suspension of airlinks and unprecedented operational pressures, New Zealand has temporarily withdrawn staff from its Embassy in Bridgetown (accredited to Grenada). Consular services in country are unavailable until further notice.

Belize

Belize

Temporary Post Closure

Due to the increasing suspension of airlinks and unprecedented operational pressures, New Zealand has temporarily withdrawn staff from its Embassy in Bridgetown (accredited to Belize). Consular services in country are unavailable until further notice.

Rwanda

Rwanda

Border regions
Due to ongoing tensions, borders with the DRC and Burundi could close without notice. If you travel to these areas, be vigilant as the security situation could deteriorate with little warning.

Nigeria

Nigeria

Terrorism
There is a very high threat from terrorism, especially in northern and northeastern states, and terror attacks occur very regularly in Nigeria. There have been many serious attacks which have resulted in a significant number of deaths and injuries. The terrorist group Boko Haram regularly mounts large-scale attacks in Nigeria, including bombings, gun assaults and mass kidnappings. Future attacks are highly probable, most likely by Boko Haram or Islamic State West Africa (ISWA).

Ghana

Ghana

Terrorism
Terrorist attacks are possible in Ghana. New Zealanders in Ghana are advised to pay close attention to personal security at all times. Keep informed of potential risks to safety by monitoring the media and other local information sources about possible security threats. We recommend following any instructions issued by the local authorities and exercising vigilance.