NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF UGANDA

NEW ZEALAND VISITOR VISA FOR THE CITIZENS OF UGANDA

iVisa | Updated on Jan 27, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE: CURRENTLY WE DO NOT OFFER THIS VISA. STAY TUNED, BECAUSE IT WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.

The citizens of Uganda have the possibility to apply online for a New Zealand ETA because as a Ugandan, you qualify for a forthcoming eVisa if you travel to New Zealand.

However, this is an option that will be available in the future, you still need to go to an Embassy to receive your visa if you want to travel to New Zealand.

Learn more about the future New Zealand ETA with the information we wrote in this article.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If I'm from Uganda, do I need to apply for a visa if I want to travel to New Zealand?

If you're from Uganda, then yes, you need to apply for a visa to travel to New Zealand. Remember that you can only get a Consular Tourist Visa by now.

You should also keep in mind that iVisa is not offering the New Zealand ETA yet, but you can check your eligibility for other e-Visas on this website.

To use iVisa's Visa Checker you have to select your nationality and also the country of destination in the drop-down fields. You'll receive the information at once.

With this information, you'll immediately know if you're able to apply for an eVisa to that country or if you don't need a visa at all. If you need to apply for a Consular Visa, you'll be acquainted too.

What is a New Zealand ETA?

The New Zealand ETA is an authorized document that allows foreign citizens to travel to this country for tourist purposes.

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

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

What are the documents required?

One of the first things you need to do before you access the application page is to ensure that you have everything that is required for a successful application process. However, you should have an easy time putting it all together. Here is what you need:

  • Passport – all applicants who need a New Zealand ETA must get a passport that preserves its validity for at least another 3 months from the intended date of departure from New Zealand.

  • Digital passport photo – make sure that the photograph follows all the guidelines. For example, it needs to be a recent picture.

  • Evidence of your plans in New Zealand – you have to compile a document that declares some of your activities in New Zealand.

  • Proof of accommodation in New Zealand – a hotel booking confirmation will work. So it will another kind of booking (Airbnb, for instance), or even a letter from a friend who is hosting you during your trip.

  • Financial ties and commitments in your home country – it can be 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 – This document is sent to you via e-mail, even if it is electronically linked to your passport. We recommend you to print out the document before departure.

What are the prices and processing times?

You can opt for one of the following processing times according to how soon you want your ETA:

  • Standard processing – With this option, you'll obtain your New Zealand ETA in only 24 hours and you will have to pay USD 57.00.

  • Rush processing – With this option you'll get it faster, in 4 hours being precise, but you will have to pay USD 77.00.

  • Super Rush processing – as you can imagine, the fastest option is also the most expensive of all. Your application will be ready in 30 minutes and you will have to pay USD 97.00.

How can I apply for the New Zealand ETA?

After you verify that you have all of the above, you are ready to fill in the application form. The online form created by iVisa is short and it should take you about 20 minutes to complete, but if you need assistance, you can contact iVisa’s customer support 24/7.

What you will see once you enter the application page is that the form is split into three steps. That should make the application process easier for you.

  1. The first step requires you to enter your personal information, but you also need to choose a processing time for your application. iVisa offers you three choices so that you can go for the one that suits you best.

  2. The second step asks you to cover the payment and review your online form so that there are no mistakes in it.

  3. The third step will ask you to provide other documents that support your application. After you are finished, click on the submit button, and iVisa will process your application in the timeframe you selected.

As you can see, getting a New Zealand ETA for the citizens of Uganda with iVisa involves minimal effort.

Where can I find more information?

If you need to receive more details about the New Zealand ETA, then you can click on this link to read more FAQs. You can contact our customer service center to receive personal assistance as well.

IMPORTANT NOTE: CURRENTLY WE DO NOT OFFER THIS VISA. STAY TUNED, BECAUSE IT WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.

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