NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF COSTA RICA

NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF COSTA RICA

iVisa | Updated on Feb 25, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE: WE ARE NOT ISSUING THE NEW ZELAND ETA FOR NOW, BUT WE INVITE YOU TO STAY TUNED BECAUSE WE WILL LAUNCH THIS PRODUCT SOON!

As a Costa Rican, you will have the opportunity to apply online for a New Zealand ETA. In other words, you'll be able to get your visa online in the near future. However, you can only get a visa by going to an Embassy by now.

Nevertheless, you can read valuable information related to this upcoming ETA in this article.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I'm a Costa Rican Citizen, do I have to apply for a visa to visit New Zealand?

Yes, if you're from Costa Rica, then you have to apply for a Consular Tourist Visa by now, but don't stress about it! you'll get the chance to apply for a New Zealand ETA soon.

Don't forget that iVisa does not offer the New Zealand ETA yet, but you can verify your eligibility for other e-Visas on this website. For this, you have to write down your nationality in the drop-down menu and the country you want to visit. After that, you'll know the information immediately.

How long is the New Zealand ETA valid for?

If you're a from Costa Rica, you can use the New Zealand ETA for 2 years after issued.

What requirements do I need to have?

What you will love about the online application process with iVisa is that getting a visa will be a piece of cake. You just have to sit in front of your laptop and give out some information. However, you need to fulfill some demands. The requirements for a New Zealand ETA are not hard to get. You need to make sure that you can provide the following:

  • Valid passport – Your passport must maintain its validity for at least 3 months from the flying date. You also need to have a scan of your passport’s information page. Make sure that the scan covers the signature.
  • Digital passport photo – the photo must have some requirements too. It must be recent and it must follow the proper guidelines based on passport photographs.
  • Travel schedule – you need to get an itinerary plan that shows what purposes you have in New Zealand.
  • Proof of accommodation – It can be a hotel booking confirmation or a letter from a host.
  • List of employment.
  • Records that show your links to your home country – for example, you can provide family papers or a job contract.
  • Proof of sustenance – you have to present a piece of evidence to support yourself during your trip to New Zealand.
  • E-mail address – iVisa will send you the New Zealand ETA via e-mail. A valid e-mail address is necessary.
  • Payment Methods – when you apply using iVisa's services, you can pay using a credit or debit card, but Paypal is also a valid method.

You can read more information about the requirements here.

How long can I stay in New Zealand?

You can stay there for 90 days Per Entry.

What are the fees and processing times for Comoran citizens?

Your New Zealand ETA will have a total price that will vary deppending on how soon you want the document. iVisa provides three options so that you choose the one that is better for you. They are as follows:

  • Standard processing – This alternative will get your New Zealand ETA ready in 24 hours as long as you pay USD 57.00
  • Rush processing – your ETA will be ready in 4 hours, but you'll have to pay more, USD 77.00 being precise.
  • Super Rush processing – With this option you only have to wait 30 minutes, but the price is the most expensive. You have to pay USD 97.00.

How many times can I enter New Zealand?

If you're Costa rican, you'll get Multiple Entry.

How can I apply for the New Zealand ETA?

The next thing on the checklist is the application form. iVisa created a simple process, but if you need assistance, you can contact iVisa’s customer support 24/7. The service is free of charge.

There are three steps you must complete:

  1. The first step asks you to provide your personal information, travel details, and passport information. In this part you are also required to select a processing time. That determines how fast your New Zealand ETA arrives and how much you must pay for it.

  2. The second step consists of payment and revision, and it is important to emphasize the revision. Keep in mind that a minimum mistake could invalidate your ETA.

  3. The third step requires you to upload the documents that support your application. After you are done, submit your form, and iVisa will take things further. Your effort ends here.

As you can see, getting a New Zealand ETA involves minimal effort. You can learn more about it in this link.

Do I need a New Zealand ETA or Visa if I'm in the International transit lounge?

You'll probably have to apply for a New Zealand visa if you wait at the airport, even if you stay in the International Transit Area. That's why we strongly recommend you contact the embassy to get precise information about this topic.

What should I do if I travel with my children?

If you're planning to visit New Zealand with your children, then you should know that they need visas or ETAs as well. However, we also suggest contacting the embassy in this case.

How does the New Zealand ETA look like?

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Where can I find more information about the New Zealand ETA?

Don't worry if you still have doubts about the New Zealand ETA, you can contact iVisa’s customer service center to get special consideration. The service can be reached via online chat or phone 24/7, and it is entirely free of charge.

IMPORTANT NOTE: WE ARE NOT ISSUING THE NEW ZELAND ETA FOR NOW, BUT WE INVITE YOU TO STAY TUNED BECAUSE WE WILL LAUNCH THIS PRODUCT SOON!

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