NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF SURINAME

NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF SURINAME

iVisa | Updated on Jan 23, 2020

IMPORTANT: iVISA IS NOT ISSUING THE NEW ZEALAND ETA AT THE MOMENT, BUT WE WILL LAUNCH THIS PRODUCT VERY SOON, SO STAY TUNED!

As a Surinamese, you qualify for an upcoming New Zealand eVisa if you are planning a trip to this country. Consequently, the citizens of Suriname will be able to apply for a New Zealand ETA.

iVisa will facilitate the online application process, and you'll be able to get your document in a few hours.

Do you want to know more about this document? Then keep reading the information in this article.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If I'm from Suriname, should I apply for a visa to travel to New Zealand?

Yes, if you're Surinamese then you must apply for a visa if you want to travel to New Zealand. However, you can only apply for a Consular Visa by now.

Keep in mind that iVisa is not offering the New Zealand ETA yet, but you can see your eligibility for other e-Visas on this website.

What you need to do with the visa checker is to write your nationality and also the country of destination in the drag-down fields. This way, you'll get the information quickly.

How long can I stay in New Zealand if I'm a citizen of Suriname?

You can stay in New Zealand for 90 days Per Entry if you're Surinamese.

What are the requirements for the New Zealand ETA?

To make the application process smoother, we recommend that you first take care of the requirements and then move on to the application form itself. However, they are relatively easy to fulfill. Here is a list of what you need:

  • Passport – All applicants who want a New Zealand ETA must hold a passport that maintains its validity for at least another 3 months from the intended date of departure from New Zealand.
  • Digital passport photo – Make sure that the picture meets all the guidelines. For example, it needs to be taken against a white background.
  • Evidence of your plans in New Zealand – You need to compile a document that states some of your activities in New Zealand.
  • Proof of accommodation in New Zealand – A hotel booking confirmation could be enough. Another kind of booking (Airbnb, for instance) could work too. Even a letter from a friend who is hosting you during your trip is a great option.
  • Financial ties and commitments in your home country – for example, property ownership, your current job, family, etc.
  • List of all your periods of employment
  • Means of payment – iVisa accepts more than one method of payment. You can use a credit or debit card, but you can also pay with PayPal.
  • E-mail address – Your ETA is sent to you via e-mail and it is electronically linked to your passport. That's why you need a valid email address.

How long is the New Zealand ETA valid for?

Your ETA expires 2 years after issued and it allows you to have Multiple Entry.

What are the fees and processing times?

The total price you have to pay for a New Zealand ETA will depend on the processing time you select during the application process. You have the following choices at hand:

  • Standard processing – This option will allow you to receive your New Zealand ETA in 24 hours, if you pay USD 57.00
  • Rush processing – your New Zealand ETA will be processed in 4 hours, but you'll have to pay more this time. The total price will be USD 77.00.
  • Super Rush processing – With this option you only need to wait 30 minutes for your online form. However, this is the most expensive option, so you'll have to pay USD 97.00.

How can I apply?

After you ensure that you are in possession of all of the above, you can proceed to fill in the application form. It should be an easy task for all applicants, but just in case you need assistance, iVisa puts at your disposal an excellent customer support service. It can be reached non-stop and is free of charge.

The form in question has three steps:

  1. The first one asks you to give general information about yourself and your trip. It also asks that you select a processing time, an action that determines the cost of your ETA.

  2. The second step expects you to handle the payment and review your form so that you can make sure it does not contain any mistakes.

  3. The third step focuses on supporting documents. iVisa will instruct you on how to upload them. As soon as you are done, the only thing left for you is to submit your application. iVisa will take care of the rest.

Undoubtedly, the online process of getting a New Zealand ETA for the citizens of Suriname is almost effortless with iVisa.

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

You'll probably require a visa in this situation, so we recommend you contact the consulate or embassy to get better information about it.

How does the New Zealand ETA look like?

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What should I do if I travel with children?

You'll have to get a New Zealand ETA for each kid as well. Every traveler must apply for this document regardless of age. We strongly recommend contacting the embassy to solve other uncertainties about this topic as long the New Zealand ETA isn't ready yet.

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

There's no issue if you still have uncertainties or questions about the forthcoming New Zealand ETA, if that's your situation, we recommend you contact iVisa’s customer service center. The service can be reached via online chat or phone 24/7, and it is free.

You can read more about the New Zealand ETA using this link as well.

IMPORTANT: iVISA IS NOT ISSUING THE NEW ZEALAND ETA AT THE MOMENT, BUT WE WILL LAUNCH THIS PRODUCT VERY SOON, SO STAY TUNED!

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