New Zealand Visa from Czech-Republic

New Zealand Visa for Czech Citizens

New Zealand Visa from Czech-Republic
Updated on Jun 23, 2024 | Online New Zealand Visa

New Zealand Visa from Czech-Republic

New Zealand eTA Eligibility

  • Czech citizens can apply for an NZeTA
  • Czech was a launch member of the NZ eTA program
  • Czech citizens enjoy fast entry using the NZ eTA program

Other New Zealand eTA Requirements

  • A Czech-issued Passport that is valid for another 3 months after departure from New Zealand
  • NZ eTA is valid for arrival by air and cruise ship
  • NZ eTA is for short tourist, business, transit visits
  • You must be over 18 to apply for an NZ eTA otherwise require a parent/guardian

What are requirements of New Zealand Visa from Czech?

A New Zealand eTA for Czech citizens is required for visits up to 90 days.

Czech passport holders can enter New Zealand on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for a period of 90 days without obtaining a traditional or regular Visa for New Zealand from Czech, under the visa waiver program that commenced in the years 2019. Since July 2019, Czech citizens require an eTA for New Zealand.

A New Zealand Visa from Czech is not optional, but a mandatory requirement for all Czech citizens traveling to the country for short stays. Before travelling to New Zealand, a traveller needs to ensure that the validity of the passport is at least three months past the expected departure date.

Only Australian Citizen are exempt, even Australian permanent residents are required to obtain an New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorisation (NZeTA).

How can I apply for eTA New Zealand Visa from Czech?

The eTA New Zealand Visa for Czech citizens comprises an online application form that can be completed in less than five (5) minutes. You are also required to upload a recent face-photograph. It is necessary for applicants to enter personal details, their contact details, like email and address, and information on their passport page. Applicant must be in good health and should not have a criminal history. You can get more information at New Zealand eTA Application Form Guide.

After Czech citizens pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) fees, their eTA application processing commences. NZ eTA is delivered to Czech citizens via email. In very rare circumstance if any additional documentation is required, the the applicant will be contact prior to approval of New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for Czech citizens.

New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) requirements for Czech citizens

The New Zealand eTA requirements from citizens of Czech Republic are minimal and simple. Following are essential:

  • Valid Czech Passport - To enter New Zealand, Czech citizens will require a valid Passport. Ensure that your Passport is valid for at least 3 months past the date of departure from New Zealand.
  • An online method of payment - Applicants will also require a valid Credit or Debit card to pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). The fee for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for Czech citizens covers eTA fee and IVL (International Visitor Levy) fee.
  • A working email address - Czech citizens are also required to provide a valid email address, to receive the NZeTA in their inbox. It will be your responsibility to carefully double-check all the data entered so there are no issues with the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA), otherwise you may have to apply for another NZ eTA.
  • A face photograph of the applicant - Last requirement is to have a recently taken clear face-photograph in passport-style. You are required to upload the face-photograph as part of New Zealand eTA application process. If you are unable to upload for some reason, you can email helpdesk your photo.
Australian Permanent Residents are exempt from paying IVL (International Visitor Levy) fee.
Czech citizens who have a passport of an additional nationality need to make sure they apply with the same passport they travel with, as the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) will be directly associated with the passport that was mentioned at the time of application.

How long can Czech citizen stay on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Czech citizen's departure date must be within 3 months of arrival. Additionally, Czech citizen can visit only for 6 months in a 12 month period on an NZ eTA.

How long can a Czech citizen stay in New Zealand on a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Czech passport holders are required to obtain a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) even for a short duration of 1 day up to 90 days. If the Czech citizens intend to stay for a longer duration, then they should apply for a relevant Visa depending on their circumstances.

Travel to New Zealand from Czech

Upon receiving the New Zealand Visa for Czech citizens, travelers will be able to either present an electronic or paper copy to present to New Zealand border and immigration.

Can Czech citizens enter multiple times on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA)?

New Zealand Visa for Czech citizens is valid for multiple entries during the period of its validity. Czech citizens can enter multiple times during the two year validity of the NZ eTA.

Which activies are not allowed for Czech citizens on New Zealand eTA?

New Zealand eTA is a lot easier to apply compared to New Zealand Visitor Visa. The process can be completed entirely online in a matter of few minutes. New Zealand eTA can be used for visits of up to 90 days for tourism, transit and business trips.

Some of the activites not covered by New Zealand are listed below, in which case you should instead apply for New Zealand Visa.

  • Visiting New Zealand for Medical treatment
  • Work - you intent to join New Zealand labour market
  • Study
  • Residence - you want to become a New Zealand resident
  • Long-term stays of more than 3 months.

Frequently Asked Questions

With the New Zealand eVisa, am I allowed to visit Cook Islands or Niue?

With the New Zealand eVisa, you cannot visit Cook Islands or Niue, as they are self governing islands and have their own travel terms and policies. Travelers should check Cook Islands travel rules, what you need to apply to visit, as the travel rules keep on changing on short notice.

Under a New Zealand eVisa, what if some serious health issue occurs in New Zealand? What to do?

Even if you are under New Zealand eVisa, if health issues occur visit the nearest hospital immediately. While traveling to some other country it is always better to have travel insurance policies.

I came by cruise ship, I have New Zealand eVisa, can I go sightseeing in New Zealand?

Even if you come by cruise ship with New Zealand eVisa, you can enjoy sightseeing in New Zealand. However, the passengers should fulfill all the entry requirements, they have eVisa, immigration documents, passport, etc.

If a traveler has been deported in the past, can he apply for New Zealand eVisa?

In the past if a traveler has been deported, he is still eligible to apply for New Zealand eVisa, however his application will be cross-checked again and again, and he has to submit all the documents as proof and also the reason for his deportation.

How is the New Zealand eVisa different from the visa on arrival?

New Zealand eVisa is different from visa on arrival. eVisa is an electronic visa which is allowed to visa waiver countries and is applied before the date of travel. On arrival visa is one which you can apply after landing in New Airport.

Click here to gets answers to more Frequently Asked Questions about NZeTA

Places of Interest for Czech Citizens

  • Hot Water Beach, Mercury Bay
  • Hire a campervan
  • Go skydiving over Lake Taupo
  • Try Zorbing in Rotorua
  • Ride the rapids of the Tongariro River
  • See all of Wellington from Mt Victoria Lookout
  • Sample Wellington’s craft beer scene
  • Hit an LGBT bar in Cuba Street, Wellington
  • Take the Weta Workshop Tour, Wellington
  • Go vintage on Cuba Street, Wellington
  • Go kiwi spotting on Stewart Island

Czech Republic Consulate in Auckland



Level 1, 110 Customs Street West, P.O.Box 106-740 1010 Auckland New Zealand





Please apply for a New Zealand eTA 72 hours in advance of your flight.