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Visas for New Zealand
As a UK citizen there are two main visas you can acquire to travel to NZ; the tourist (or visitor visa) and the Working Holiday Visa.
:: New Zealand Working Holiday Visa
The Working Holiday Visa allows UK citizens to work and travel around New Zealand for up to two years. So, as a gapper, it means you can use the visa to pick up casual work as you travel around. Most backpackers find work in bars and hostels or doing jobs such as fruit picking or office temp work. Have a look in our working holiday section for more details. There are a number of requirements for this visa. You must:
- Be between 18 and 30 years of age
For more details see the Immigration website at www.immigration.govt.nz
:: New Zealand Visitor Visa
As a UK citizen you are allowed a six month tourist visa on arrival in New Zealand. You do not need to apply for this in advance, just turn up in NZ and you will receive it in the airport. You must have enough funds for the time you wish to stay in NZ and in some cases this visa can be extended. For full details and updates check out the official government site at www.immigration.govt.nz .
OUR TIP: If you are not planning on working in NZ and only wish to travel around for a short period of time then choose the visitor visa. You only get one working holiday visa in your lifetime so don't waste it!
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