New Zealand Visa from Slovenia

New Zealand Visa for Slovenian Citizens

New Zealand Visa from Slovenia
Updated on May 04, 2024 | Online New Zealand Visa

New Zealand Visa from Slovenia

New Zealand eTA Eligibility

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

Other New Zealand eTA Requirements

  • A Slovenia-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 Slovenia?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Slovenian 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 Slovenian 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 Slovenia

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

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

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

Which activies are not allowed for Slovenian 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 about NZeTA

Frequently Asked Questions

My NZeTA visa application is rejected, is it possible for me to apply again?

If your NZeTA gets rejected, you will get a letter stating the reason for your rejection. If it is an issue that you can fix, you can visit the New Zealand Visa office with the required documents as proof.

What happens if my NZeTA is expired? Can I increase the number of days of my stay?

No, you extend your stay if your NZeTA get expired. You have to leave the country before the expiry of NZeTA otherwise you will face serious problems like deportation, fines, ban on entry, etc.

Have you lost your passport and it's already linked to your approved NZeTA?

You have to apply for your passport, after receiving your passport you have to apply again for NZeTA.

Can anyone with a criminal record in the past apply for NZeTA?

Anyone with a past criminal record can apply for NZeTA, but his application will get special attention, and he/she has to provide certain additional documents. The decision entirely depends on your criminal record type.

Planning to work in New Zealand, can you use the NZeTA?

No, you cannot use the NZeTA for work purposes. NZeTA is only valid for travel, tourist, transit, business meetings, events, conferences etc.

While filing the NZeTA form you made a mistake, can you correct it?

If you have made a mistake filing the form before you have submitted, you can correct it, but once submitted you cannot edit it. All you can do is re-apply.

11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Slovenian Citizens

  • Eat second breakfast in Hobbiton
  • Taste a tipple in Hawke’s Bay
  • Go canyoning in Auckland
  • Shotover River Jet Boat ride, Queenstown
  • Ride The Luge Up At The Skyline, Queenstown
  • Climb the Sky Tower for astounding Auckland views
  • Climb Queenstown Hill For Sunrise or Sunset
  • Watch a rugby match at Eden Park
  • Wander around Australasia’s only castle, Dunedin
  • Road trip through The Catlins
  • Take a boat tour of Milford Sound

Slovenian Honorary Consulate in Auckland



29E Kamara Road - Glen Eden 0602 - Auckland - New Zealand





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