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When travelling to New Zealand as a citizen of South Africa, you must meet the following terms and requirements concerning visa, immigration procedures or maximum duration of stay.

Passport required

Passports and other documents accepted for entry issued to nationals of South Africa must be valid for a minimum of 1 month beyond the period of intended stay.

Visa required

except for Nationals of South Africa for a maximum stay of 3 months.
Effective from 21 November 2016, nationals of South Africa will require a visa.


Minors entering New Zealand [READ MORE]

Additional Information

Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay. [READ MORE]
Visitors are required to hold documents for their next destination.
All passengers (except residents of Tokelau) must obtain a permit to enter Tokelau [READ MORE]


Holders of passports issued by South Africa traveling under the New Zealand visa-waiver, must hold return/onward tickets. Exempt are holders of authorization issued by New Zealand's immigration authorities waiving the return ticket requirement.

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