Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas

Before you go

ALERT - COVID-19 Do not travel overseas at this time. Due to the difficulty travellers are experiencing returning home, New Zealanders overseas need to take steps to stay safely where they are and shelter in place....Read more

ALERT - COVID-19 Do not travel overseas at this time. Due to the difficulty travellers are experiencing returning home, New Zealanders overseas need to take steps to stay safely where they are and shelter in place....Read more

Quick checklist and tips

The key things you need to consider before travelling overseas. .

Disability information

Information for New Zealanders with disabilities who are planning to travel overseas.

Staying healthy while travelling

Health alerts and general travel health tips.

Passports and visas

Information on passports and visas for your next trip overseas.

Travel insurance

Information on travel insurance and why it's important.

Travelling with a criminal conviction

Work and income benefits

Information for New Zealanders receiving benefits with overseas travel plans.