New Zealand Traveller Declaration Whakapuakanga Tangata Haere ki Aotearoa

The New Zealand Traveller Declaration collects travel, customs, immigration and biosecurity information. It aims to improve the safety and security of New Zealand.

It is available for travellers arriving into New Zealand's airports.

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What you need to know

  • Everyone entering New Zealand needs to submit a declaration.
  • It is free and takes about 10 minutes.
  • You can do it on the NZTD app or online form, using your phone or computer.
  • The earliest you can submit your declaration is 24 hours before you start your trip to New Zealand. It needs to be submitted by the time you reach passport control in New Zealand.
  • Someone you trust can help you fill it in or do it on your behalf (with your permission).
  • A declaration needs to be completed for each traveller, including babies and children.
  • Your digital declaration is linked to your passport and is checked when you arrive at the eGate or by a border officer. There is no QR code issued and you don't need to print anything out.
  • There is a paper declaration form available, for travellers who cannot complete it online.

Welcoming you to Aotearoa New Zealand

What you will need to complete your digital declaration

Passport details

Contact details in New Zealand

Travel history from the last 30 days

Flight details

Information about what you're bringing into New Zealand

Visa or NZeTA, if you need one