Apply for VISA to New Zealand

In Japan

VFS Global manages Visa Application Centres for Immigration New Zealand (INZ) to receive applications for temporary entry and residence class visas for New Zealand. All applications will be assessed and decided by immigration officers at the INZ office in Shanghai in accordance with certified New Zealand Immigration Instructions

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Download Forms corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the Download Forms by visiting the nearest New Zealand Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

  • Shipments of applications and documents to and from Shanghai during the Spring Festival holiday period…Please read on
  • Dear Chinese applicants, before applying for a visa to New Zealand please read this important information.
  • Applications must be signed by the applicant unless the applicant is under 18 years of age. If the applicant is under 18 the application form must be signed by a parent or guardian of the applicant.
  • Visa Application Fee Change: From 07 December 2015…Please read on
  • Designated bank account for postal application change…Please read on


Visa Forms
Visa Fees At A Glance
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If you have already submitted your visa application at the New Zealand Visa Application Centre in Japan, you can track your application here. Your status can also be tracked via SMS and email.

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general information

New Zealand Visa Application Centres

Locate your nearest Visa Application Centre. Please select your resident city below.

News and updates

Shipments of applications and documents to and from Shanghai during the Spring Festival holiday period.

Published on 12 January 2016

INZ fees are changing on 07 December 2015...

Published on 28 November 2015

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