The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to New Zealand.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Entry restricted for vaccinated travelers
International vaccinated travelers are not allowed to enter New Zealand.
Entry restrictions do not apply to:
- Citizens of New Zealand;
- Residents with valid travel conditions;
- Family members of citizens and residents with valid documents;
- Limited numbers of international students in order to continue their studies.
For more details, please see the source.
Transit is allowed with restrictions
International travelers are allowed to transit through Auckland International Airport following the listed procedures.
Transit travelers are required to:
- Have proof of being fully vaccinated;
- Stay in the transit area of the airport or on board the aircraft, for less than 24 hours;
- Have a valid visa or ETA.
Different restrictions apply to travelers transiting New Zealand on their way to Australia or mainland China. Check our source for more details.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
Travelers arriving from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure. Other test types are no longer allowed as of January 7th, 2022.
This test requirement does not apply to:
- Travelers under the age of 2.
- A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
- A Rt Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
Mandatory accommodation booking
Travelers must register on the Managed Isolation Allocation System as the first step to securing their place in a managed isolation facility. Before booking flights, travelers need to register for a voucher for managed isolation. Travelers are required to quarantine for 10 days on arrival at a designated facility.
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Travelers are required to show proof of vaccination when traveling to New Zealand. Travelers need to have had a full course of any of the 29 COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by a government or approval authority. You need to have had the last dose at least 14 days before you arrive in New Zealand.
This requirement does not apply to:
- New Zealand citizens;
- Travelers under the age of 17;
- Travelers that cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons.
Please check the source for more details.
No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for transit
Travelers with flight connections in New Zealand are exempt from the COVID-19 test requirement as long as they remain in the international departure area.
Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
Travelers arriving in New Zealand from selected countries will be required to take a COVID-19 test a maximum of 24 hours after arrival in a managed quarantine facility. Arrivals must remain in their managed quarantine facility room until the results of the test are known. Travelers will also be required to take a test between days 8-9 after arrival.
Mandatory quarantine and testing
Travelers to New Zealand will need to register on the Managed Isolation Allocation System as the first step to securing their place in a managed isolation facility. Before booking flights, travelers need to register for a voucher for managed isolation. Travelers are required to quarantine for 10 days on arrival at a designated facility followed by 3 days of self-isolation at home. Travelers can leave Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) after 10 days if they have a negative COVID-19 test on day 9.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in some public and private places
Travelers are recommended to wear masks in public places when unable to stay 2 meters away from other people. Travelers legally must wear a face covering at commercial establishments.
Travelers must wear masks on domestic flights and on all public transport.
COVID-19 Risk Information
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