NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF LAOS

NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF LAOS

iVisa | Updated on Feb 10, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE: iVISA IS NOT PROVIDING THE NEW ZEALAND ETA YET, BUT IT WILL BE LAUNCHED SOON, SO STAY TUNED!

The citizens of Laos will have access to a New Zealand ETA online because as a Laos national, you qualify for an upcoming eVisa if you plan a trip to New Zealand.

What you should know is that iVisa provides a short and straightforward online application process so that you'll be able to get the travel document in a few hours. Learn more with the information below.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I'm from Laos, do I need a visa to travel to New Zealand?

Yes, if you're from Laos then you need a Consular Tourist Visa, at least for now, but don't stress too much about it! you'll be able to apply online for an ETA soon!

Please, don't forget that iVisa does not offer the New Zealand ETA yet. However, you can check and verify the eligibility for other eVisas on this website.

It's quite simple to use the visa checker, you only have to write down your nationality and the country you want to visit in the drop-down fields on the menu. After that, you'll know the information fast.

If you need to apply for a consular visa, you'll know it immediately, but if you need an eVisa (which is a lot easier to obtain than a consular one) you'll be redirected to the request page. You'll also be informed if you don't need a visa at all.

How long is the New Zealand ETA valid for?

If you're from Laos, you can use the ETA for 2 years after issued.

What are the requirements?

The requirements for a New Zealand ETA are not difficult at all. In fact, you may have some of the documents necessary for the application form. Here is what iVisa asks:

  • Passport – This is an important item if you want to travel to other places. In case you already have it, don't forget to verify that it's valid for at least 3 months from the flying date. You also have to scan your passport’s information page.

  • Digital passport photo – This photograph must follow some requirements as well. It must be a recent item and it should reflect the proper guidelines based on passport pictures.

  • Travel Itinerary Plan – For this part, you only require a schedule that proves what purposes you have in New Zealand.

  • Proof of accommodation – You can show a hotel reservation or a letter from a host.

  • List of last jobs.

  • Documents that show your links to your home country – for example, you can show a job contract.

  • Proof of sustenance – you must show a piece of evidence to support yourself while you stay in New Zealand.

  • E-mail address – iVisa will e-mail you the New Zealand ETA. A valid e-mail address is necessary.

  • Payment Methods – If you apply for this document using iVisa's services, you can pay with a credit or debit card, or even Paypal.

If you still have questions about the requirements for the New Zealand ETA, you can check this page.

What are the processing times and fees for the New Zealand ETA?

These are the options iVisa offers:

  • Standard processing time – This alternative will allow you to have your New Zealand ETA in no more than 24 hours but only if you pay USD 57.00.

  • Rush processing – your ETA will be ready in 4 hours, but you'll have to pay a bit more, USD 77.00 being precise.

  • Super Rush processing – With this alternative you only have to wait 30 minutes, but consider that the price for this is the most expensive. You have to pay USD 97.00.

How many times can I enter New Zealand?

If you're from Laos, you'll get Multiple Entry.

How can I apply?

Once you notice that you fulfill all the requirements, you can fill in the application form. It should not take you more than 20 minutes, but if you need some help, iVisa’s customer support service is available 24/7 and free of charge.

The application form you need to complete consists of three steps:

  1. The first one asks for your personal information such as name, address, date of birth, and so on. Passport information and travel details are necessary as well. Also, you must select a processing time for your application. Just keep in mind that your choice determines the cost of your New Zealand ETA.

  2. The second step of the form wants you to insert the payment details and review your form. You need to search and correct possible inaccuracies. If you make a single typo, your visa will be invalid. Avoid that by carefully reading your application before moving on.

  3. The last step requires you to upload the documents that support your application. After you are finished, just click on the submit button, and iVisa will take it from there.

The bottom line is that obtaining a New Zealand ETA for the citizens of Laos with iVisa is a smooth and short process.

Do I need a New Zealand Visa if I'm just transiting through the country?

Yes, you'll need a visa for this situation. That's why we strongly recommend contacting the embassy to receive better information about this topic.

How does the New Zealand ETA look like?

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

In case you still have concerns about the New Zealand ETA we suggest contacting iVisa’s customer service to obtain special attention. The service can be contacted via online chat or phone 24/7, and it is completely free of charge.

You can find more info about the New Zealand ETA on this link too.

IMPORTANT NOTE: iVISA IS NOT PROVIDING THE NEW ZEALAND ETA YET, BUT IT WILL BE LAUNCHED SOON, SO STAY TUNED!

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