New Zealand Visa from Hungary

New Zealand Visa for Hungarian Citizens

New Zealand Visa from Hungary
Updated on Jul 17, 2024 | Online New Zealand Visa

New Zealand Visa from Hungary

New Zealand eTA Eligibility

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

Other New Zealand eTA Requirements

  • A Hungary-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 Hungary?

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

Hungarian 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 Hungary, under the visa waiver program that commenced in the years 2019. Since July 2019, Hungarian citizens require an eTA for New Zealand.

A New Zealand Visa from Hungary is not optional, but a mandatory requirement for all Hungarian 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 Hungary?

The eTA New Zealand Visa for Hungarian 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 Hungarian citizens pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) fees, their eTA application processing commences. NZ eTA is delivered to Hungarian 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 Hungarian citizens.

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

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

  • Valid Hungarian Passport - To enter New Zealand, Hungarian 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 Hungarian citizens covers eTA fee and IVL (International Visitor Levy) fee.
  • A working email address - Hungarian 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.

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

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

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

Hungarian 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 Hungarian 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 Hungary

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

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

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

Which activies are not allowed for Hungarian 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

If in the past I have overstayed and broken immigration rules, will I still be able to get a NZeTA?

With overstay and broken immigration rules, you might have problems getting your NZeTA. Your application will be checked carefully, they will try to know the reason for overstaying or what immigration laws you have broken in the past. Based on the seriousness of the issue, your NZeTA will be decided.

I have been rejected for a visa in the past, will I still be able to apply for NZeTA?

You can apply for NZeTA. Although it might affect your history, still you are eligible to apply. The immigration officials will try to cross check again and again as to why your visa has been rejected, based on the proof you provide and after thorough verification the NZeTA will be decided.

While applying for NZeTA, I am facing some technical issues. What to do?

Try to refresh the page, or try to apply in a different web browser, if the problem still occurs you can call the immigration helpdesk number, they will surely sort out your issue

I already have a valid New Zealand visa, do I still need to apply for NZeTA?

If you have a NZeTA from your previous New Zealand trip, check its validity date, also if the purpose of your visit matches with the NZeTA, you may not have to apply. It is better to call customer support.

I need my NZeTA on an urgent basis, how can I speed up my application?

If you need to speed up your NZTA application, call the customer support or directly visit immigration office of New Zealand, inform the officials that you need the visa on an urgent basis. There might be certain rules to follow.

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

11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Hungarian Citizens

  • Meet one of the world’s most violent supervolcanoes, Taupo
  • Hot Water Beach, Mercury Bay
  • Fall for Huka Falls
  • Go canyoning in Auckland
  • Go skydiving over Lake Taupo
  • Play Frisbee Golf In The Queenstown Gardens
  • Climb (and jump off) Auckland Harbour Bridge
  • Ride the rapids of the Tongariro River
  • Meet the wildlife in Zealandia wildlife sanctuary
  • Climb the Franz Josef Glacier
  • Sample Wellington’s craft beer scene

Embassy of Hungary in Wellington



Legal House, Level, 6/101 Lambton Quay, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand





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