Immigration NZ Fees

Here is a full list of immigration fees payable to Immigration New Zealand for various application processes. This list is to be used as a guide only.

Residence Visa

Residence (Skilled Migrant)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $4,290
  • In Pacific (Band B): $4,020
  • Rest of World (Band C): $4,890

Residence (Family)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $2,750
  • In Pacific (Band B): $2,750
  • Rest of World (Band C): $3,610

Residence (Residence from Work)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $4,240
  • In Pacific (Band B): $4,020
  • Rest of World (Band C): $4,890

Residence (Parent Retirement)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $5,260
  • In Pacific (Band B): $5,260
  • Rest of World (Band C): $5,260

Residence (Entrepreneur)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $6,860
  • In Pacific (Band B): $6,860
  • Rest of World (Band C): $6,860

Residence (Samoan Quota Scheme)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $820
  • In Pacific (Band B): $800
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Residence (Pacific Access)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $1,300
  • In Pacific (Band B): $1,280
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Residence (Employees of Relocating Business)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $4,350
  • In Pacific (Band B): $4,350
  • Rest of World (Band C): $5,210

Residence (Section 61)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $1,080
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Residence (Permanent)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $240
  • In Pacific (Band B): $240
  • Rest of World (Band C): $240

Residence (Variation of Travel Conditions)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $240
  • In Pacific (Band B): $240
  • Rest of World (Band C): $240

Temporary Visa

NZeTA (via INZ Website)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $58
  • In Pacific (Band B): $58
  • Rest of World (Band C): $58

NZeTA (via Mobile App)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $52
  • In Pacific (Band B): $52
  • Rest of World (Band C): $52

Visitor Visa

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $211
  • In Pacific (Band B): $211
  • Rest of World (Band C): $211

Note: An addition fee of $35 per person applies. e.g. If one person, $246.

Student Visa

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $375
  • In Pacific (Band B): $315
  • Rest of World (Band C): $395

Work Visa (Accredited Employer)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $750
  • In Pacific (Band B): $750
  • Rest of World (Band C): $750

Work Visa (Partnership to Resident/Citizen)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $860
  • In Pacific (Band B): $860
  • Rest of World (Band C): $860

Work Visa (Partnership to Non-Resident/Citizen)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $700
  • In Pacific (Band B): $620
  • Rest of World (Band C): $700

Work Visa (Working Holiday)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $420
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): $420

Note: An addition fee of $35 per person applies. e.g. If one person, $455.

Temporary Visa (Reconsideration)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $250
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Temporary Visa (Section 61)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $460
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Temporary Visa (Variation of Conditions)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $210
  • In Pacific (Band B): $210
  • Rest of World (Band C): $210

Employer and Organisation

Employer Accreditation (Standard)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $740
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Employer Accreditation (Upgrade)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $480
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Employer Accreditation (High-Volume)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $1,220
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Employer Accreditation (Triangular)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $3,870
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Employer Accreditation (Franchisee)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $1,980
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Employer Accreditation (Reconsideration)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $240
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Job Check

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $610
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Job Check (Reconsideration)

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $240
  • In Pacific (Band B): N/A
  • Rest of World (Band C): N/A

Other

Special Direction

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $250
  • In Pacific (Band B): $250
  • Rest of World (Band C): $250

Confirmation of Immigration Status

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $150
  • In Pacific (Band B): $150
  • Rest of World (Band C): $150

Visa Transfer

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $150
  • In Pacific (Band B): $150
  • Rest of World (Band C): $150

New Zealand Citizenship Endorsement

  • In New Zealand (Band A): $170
  • In Pacific (Band B): $170
  • Rest of World (Band C): $170

Note: Second and subsequent endorsements are $110.

Please note:
Different fees may apply depending on if you are in New Zealand at the time your application is lodged ('Band A'), if you are a citizen of Pacific countries ('Band B', i.e. Australia, American Samoa, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and citizens of Cook Islands and Niue) or the Rest of World ('Band C').
Certain countries that have bilateral fee-waiver agreements with New Zealand, such as Austria, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Turkey, United States of America, may have different rates, and the conditions will differ from country to country.
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