Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas

When things go wrong

Arrest and detention

Information which may assist you if you are arrested or detained overseas.

Death

Information which may assist you if your loved one dies overseas.

Financial difficulties

Information on what to do if you encounter financial difficulties overseas.

Hostage taking and kidnapping

Information on our hostage taking and kidnapping policy and how you can lower the risk of being kidnapped or taken hostage overseas.

Illness and injury

Information on what you can do if you or a family member are injured, or become ill, overseas.

Internet dating scams

Information which may assist you identify and avoid internet dating scams.

Internet fraud and international scams

Information on common online and overseas scams.

Lost, stolen or damaged passport

Information on what you can do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Missing persons

Information on what you can do if your loved one is missing overseas.

Victims of crime