New Zealand Visa from Luxembourg

New Zealand Visa for Luxembourg Citizens

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

New Zealand Visa from Luxembourg

New Zealand eTA Eligibility

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

Other New Zealand eTA Requirements

  • A Luxembourg-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 Luxembourg?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Valid Luxembourg Passport - To enter New Zealand, Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg citizens covers eTA fee and IVL (International Visitor Levy) fee.
  • A working email address - Luxembourg 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.
Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg citizen stay on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

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

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

Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg

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

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

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

Which activies are not allowed for Luxembourg 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

Are you visiting New Zealand on a cruise ship? Do I need NZeTA?

Travelers coming by cruise ship need NZeTA as well. Passengers coming by cruise ship can apply even if they are coming from any nation. But travelers coming by air need to belong to a visa-waiver country to apply for NZeTA.

Criterias needed to get the NZeTA?

You should belong from a visa-waiver country and you should be in good health.

Can anyone use the NZeTA for medical purposes?

In order to apply for NZeTA you need to be in good health. For medical treatment purposes you need to apply for some other visa.

What are the limitations set in the NZeTA?

NZeTA is valid for 2 years, and you can stay up to 90 days during each visit to the country. Exceeding the limit offered might lead you to serious fines and deportation.

Does a citizen from Luxembourg need NZeTA?

Citizens belonging to Luxembourg need NZeTA. Before traveling to NZ, they need to apply for NZeTA, as it will check their personal details, past crime reports if any, etc. The entire application process happens online, you will be reverted back on your provided email ID, whether you have got the approval or rejected.

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

11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Luxembourg Citizens

  • Lounge on Golden Bay
  • Hop on an Aucky Walky tour, Auckland
  • Visit Mount Doom in Tongariro National Park
  • Heat things up in Rotorua
  • Walk the Coast Track in Abel Tasman National Park
  • Have a picnic at Whangarei Falls
  • Admire the coast from Castlepoint lighthouse
  • Escape to the Coromandel Peninsula
  • Get acquainted with the Whanganui River
  • Island-hop around the Hauraki Gulf
  • Walk the Paths of the Dead, The Putangirua Pinnacles

Luxembourg Honorary Consulate in Auckland, New Zealand



54 Williamson Avenue Belmont 0622 Auckland New Zealand





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