NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF SAMOA

NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF SAMOA

iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE: WE DO NOT OFFER THE NEW ZEALAND ETA YET BUT WE WILL LAUNCH THIS PRODUCT SOON, SO STAY TUNED!

The nationals of Samoa are, according to New Zealand’s visa policy, eligible for an upcoming eVisa for New Zealand, which means that as a Samoan, you will be able to apply online for a New Zealand ETA. The application process is straightforward.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I'm from Samoa, do I need a visa to visit New Zealand?

Citizens from Samoa must get a Consular Tourist Visa to enter New Zealand, but they'll be required to apply for an ETA in the future.

To make easier this explanation, iVisa does not provide the New Zealand ETA yet and the New Zealand Visitor Visa Online is not available anymore. However, you can always check your eligibility for an e-Visa here. Just select your nationality and the country of destination and you'll know the information at once.

How long can I stay in New Zealand?

If you're from Samoa, you can stay there 90 days Per Entry

What are the requirements?

The requirements for a New Zealand ETA for the citizens of Samoa are the same as for anyone else. Before you move on to the application form, you should make sure that you have at hand the following:

  • Valid passport – you cannot apply for a [New Zealand ETA(/new-zealand-eta?nationality=WS) if you do not hold a valid passport that maintains its validity for at least another 3 months after the intended day of departure from New Zealand.

  • Digital passport photograph – is preferable that the picture is taken as recent as possible and meet all the other passport photo requirements.

  • Travel itinerary plan – you must put together a document that states the activities you will be engaging in while in New Zealand.

  • Proof of accommodation – you can provide a hotel booking confirmation or anything similar.

  • List of all the periods of employment.

  • A document that proves the ties with your country of origin – property ownership, current job, papers that show you have a family, etc.

  • Proof of sustenance – you are required to show evidence that you can support yourself while in New Zealand.

  • E-mail address – iVisa will send you the e-visa via e-mail. Make sure you print it out before departure.

  • Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment. You can use credit or debit cards or PayPal.

What are the processing times and fees?

You do not have to worry about the cost of your New Zealand ETA because iVisa always has excellent competitive prices. However, you should know that the amount you spend on your visa depends on how fast you want the processing to go. Your options are as follows:

  • Standard processing – By choosing this alternative you accept to acquire your New Zealand ETA in 24 hours, and pay USD 57.00
  • Rush processing – your application is processed in 4 hours, but the total price is a bit higher. You must pay USD 77.00
  • Super Rush processing – With this option you must wait 30 minutes for your online form. This is the most expensive option, so you are charged USD 97.00.

How can I apply?

After you realize that you have everything required, you can move forward and fill in the application form. It is an easy task, but if you need assistance, iVisa’s customer support is available 24/7 and free of charge.

You should know that the form you must complete has three steps:

  1. The first one requires you to offer your personal information, and also some details about your trip. This is also the moment when you must choose a processing time.

  2. The second step is based on payment and revision.

  3. While the third step wants you to upload some documents that support your application. When you are done, just hit the submit button, and iVisa will take it from there.

As you can see, getting a New Zealand ETA for the citizens of Samoa will be an effortless task!

Does getting a Tourist ETA mean I have automated entry to New Zealand?

No, it doesn't. If you get a New Zealand ETA you have the chance of entering the country, but it doesn't offer an automatic right of entry.

Where can I read more?

If you still have doubts related to the New Zealand ETA, then you can contact iVisa’s customer support to receive a personal attention. The service can be contacted via online chat or phone anytime, and it is entirely free of charge.

As another option, you can read more about the New Zealand ETA here.

IMPORTANT NOTE: WE DO NOT OFFER THE NEW ZEALAND ETA YET BUT WE WILL LAUNCH THIS PRODUCT SOON, SO STAY TUNED!

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