New Zealand Visa from Oman

New Zealand Visa for Omani Citizens

New Zealand Visa from Oman
Updated on May 07, 2024 | Online New Zealand Visa

New Zealand Visa from Oman

New Zealand eTA Eligibility

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

Other New Zealand eTA Requirements

  • A Oman-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 Oman?

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

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

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

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

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

To enter New Zealand, Omani citizens will require a valid Travel Document or Passport in order to apply for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). Ensure that your Passport is valid for at least 3 months past the date of departure from New Zealand.

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 Omani citizens covers eTA fee and IVL (International Visitor Levy) fee. Omani 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. 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.

Omani 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 Omani citizen stay on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

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

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

Omani 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 Omani 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 Oman

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

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

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

Which activies are not allowed for Omani 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

Is it acceptable to visit the Cook Islands or Niue with the New Zealand eVisa?

With the New Zealand eVisa, you cannot visit the­ Cook Islands or Niue, you have to take permission from these islands to visit, and follow their travel rules.

During my visit to New Zealand, if I had some health issues, could I visit the hospital with my New Zealand eVisa?

With the New Zealand eVisa, you can visit the nearest hospital, also if the situation requires you to call your country's embassy in New Zealand. Also, remember while traveling make sure to get a travel insurance policy.

Passengers coming by cruise ship to New Zealand, what about them? Can they use New Zealand eVisa for sightseeing purposes in New Zealand?

Cruise passengers are allowed to enjoy sightseeing in New Zealand, however cruise passengers might need to follow other important guidelines to enter. Be aware that you fulfill all the requirements like having the current New Zealand eVisa and following immigration rules once landed in New Zealand.

I have been deported from New Zealand in the past, can I apply for New Zealand eVisa?

Being deported in the past from New Zealand or any other country might affect your New Zealand eVisa application process, you will be given an extra check. Always be honest with your answers to avoid cancellation.

New Zealand eVisa and visa on arrival, are both the same?

Visa on arrival is the visa you can apply for, after you have landed in New Zealand, New Zealand eVisa is the visa you will have to apply online before traveling.

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11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Omani Citizens

  • Hot Water Beach, Mercury Bay
  • Go canyoning in Auckland
  • Play Frisbee Golf In The Queenstown Gardens
  • Ride the rapids of the Tongariro River
  • Climb the Franz Josef Glacier
  • Spend an afternoon at Te Papa museum
  • Take the Weta Workshop Tour, Wellington
  • Eat At Fergburger, Queenstown
  • Visit Auckland Museum
  • Hit the rails on the TranzAlpine
  • Climb Queenstown Hill For Sunrise or Sunset

Consulate of the Sultanate of Oman

 

Address

709C Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland 1050, New Zealand
 

Phone

+64-9-522-4426
 

Fax

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