Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas

Before you go

Do not travel overseas at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, associated health risks and widespread travel restrictions. This do not travel advisory (level 4 of 4) applies to all destinations except the Cook Islands....Read more

Do not travel overseas at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, associated health risks and widespread travel restrictions. This do not travel advisory (level 4 of 4) applies to all destinations except the Cook Islands....Read more

Exercise increased caution in the Cook Islands (level 2 of 4). Quarantine-free travel is now available between New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Information about the current situation in Australia is available here....Read more

Exercise increased caution in the Cook Islands (level 2 of 4). Quarantine-free travel is now available between New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Information about the current situation in Australia is available here....Read more

Quick checklist and tips

The key things you need to consider before travelling overseas. .

Disability information

Information for New Zealanders with disabilities who are planning to travel overseas.

Staying healthy while travelling

Health alerts and general travel health tips.

Passports and visas

Information on passports and visas for your next trip overseas.

Travel insurance

Information on travel insurance and why it's important.

Travelling with a criminal conviction

Work and income benefits

Information for New Zealanders receiving benefits with overseas travel plans.