On 30 April 2021, the New Zealand Government is introducing an exception to the border restrictions for the families of some temporary visa holders in New Zealand.
This border exception is for the following three groups:
To be eligible for the new border exception, the person currently in New Zealand must have 12 months or more remaining on their visa. The requirements vary for each group. Check the criteria and requirements for each group here.
Partners and dependants will have to pay the fees for their accommodation in MIQ. This can be booked through the MIQ website (https://www.miq.govt.nz/).
On 19 April 2021, New Zealand opened quarantine-free travel with Australia. This means that people can travel from Australia to New Zealand without having to secure a place in MIQ.
Travellers from a QFT zone must meet New Zealand immigration requirements:
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