Non-New Zealand citizens aged 17-years and over arriving into New Zealand, including New Zealand permanent residents and temporary visa holders, must be fully vaccinated. This means travellers need to have had a full course of any of the 35 COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by a foreign government or approval authority, and which are accepted by New Zealand. You need to have had the last dose at least 14 days before you arrive in New Zealand. Difference vaccines require a different number of doses to be considered a full course. Check the New Zealand COVID-19 website for full vaccination requirements.
If you are a non-New Zealand Citizen, you must present proof that you have been fully vaccinated to enter New Zealand if you are aged 17 years or over. You will need to upload proof of your vaccination status to your New Zealand Traveller Declaration. You need a digital vaccine passport or another form of electronic or paper document from a government health authority confirming you have had a full COVID-19 vaccine course.
You must meet COVID-19 vaccination requirements to travel to New Zealand, even if you have had COVID-19. You must have had a full course of any of the COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by a government health authority or approval authority.
*Children aged 16 and under are exempt from the vaccination requirement to enter New Zealand. Children aged 2 years (24 months) and under are exempt from taking a pre-departure test. Children over the age of 2 years (24 months) will need evidence of a negative pre-departure test.