New Zealand eTA Visa for Citizens of Finland

eTA for Finnish citizens

eTA Eligibility

  • Finnish citizens can apply for an NZeTA
  • Finland was a launch member of the NZ eTA program
  • Finnish citizens enjoy fast entry using the NZ eTA program

Other eTA Requirements

  • Finnish citizens can apply for eTA online
  • NZ eTA is valid for arrival by air and cruise ship
  • NZ eTA is for short tourist, business, transit visits
  • You must be over 18 to apply for an NZ eTA otherwise require a parent/guardian

What are the NZeTA requirements for Finnish citizens?

A New Zealand Visa for Finnish citizens is required for visits up to 90 days.

Finnish passport holders can enter New Zealand on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for a period of 90 days without obtaining a visa for New Zealand from Finland, under the visa waiver program that commenced in the years 2009. Since July 2019, Finnish citizens require an eTA for New Zealand.

A New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) from Finland is not optional, but a mandatory requirement for all Finnish citizens traveling to the country for short stays. Before travelling to New Zealand, a traveller needs to ensure that the validity of the passport is at least three months past the expected departure date.

Only Australian Citizen are exempt, even Australian permanent residents are required to obtain an New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorisation (NZeTA).


How can I apply for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) from Finland?

The New Zealand Visa for Finnish citizens comprises an online application form that can be completed in less than five (5) minutes. It is necessary for applicants to enter personal details, their contact details, like email and address, and information on their passport page. Applicant must be in good health and should not have a criminal history. You can get more information at New Zealand eTA Application Form Guide.

After Finnish citizens pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) fees, their eTA application processing commences. NZ eTA is delivered to Finnish citizens via email. If additional documentation is required, the the applicant will be contact prior to approval of New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for Finnish citizens.


New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) requirements for Finnish citizens

To enter New Zealand, Finnish citizens will require a valid travel document or passport in order to apply for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). Finnish citizens who have a passport of an additional nationality need to make sure they apply with the same passport they travel with, as the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for New Zealand for Finnish citizens will be associated with the passport that was mentioned at the time of application.

Applicants will also require a valid credit or debit card or paypal account to pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). The fee for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for Finnish citizens covers eTA fee and tourist levy. Finnish citizens are also required to provide a valid email address, to receive the NZeTA in their inbox. It will be your responsibility to carefully double-check all the data entered so there are no issues with the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA), otherwise you may have to apply for another NZ eTA.


How long can Finnish citizen stay on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Finnish citizen's departure date must be within 3 months of arrival. Additionally, Finnish citizen can visit only for 6 months in a 12 month period on an NZ eTA.

How long can a Finnish citizen stay in New Zealand on a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Finnish passport holders are required to obtain a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) even for a short duration of 1 day up to 90 days. If the Finnish citizens intend to stay for a longer duration, then they should apply for a relevant Visa depending on their circumstances.

Travel to New Zealand from Finland

Upon receiving the New Zealand Visa for Finnish citizens, travelers will be able to either present an electronic or paper copy to present to New Zealand border and immigration.


Can Finnish citizens enter multiple times on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA)?

New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA) is valid for multiple entries during the period of its validity. Finnish citizens can enter multiple times during the two year validity of the NZ eTA.

Frequently Asked Questions about NZeTA


11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Finnish Citizens

  • Go sailing around the Bay of Islands
  • Wander the ancient Waipoua Kauri Forest
  • Escape to the Coromandel Peninsula
  • Taste a tipple in Hawke’s Bay
  • Hot Water Beach, Mercury Bay
  • Try kite landboarding on Foxton Beach
  • Climb (and jump off) Auckland Harbour Bridge
  • See all of Wellington from Mt Victoria Lookout
  • Spend an afternoon at Te Papa museum
  • Eat an ice cream at Scorching Bay, Miramar
  • Go kiwi spotting on Stewart Island

Finnish Consulate General New Zealand

Address

HSBC Tower, Level 24 195 Lambton Quay Wellington 6011 New Zealand

Phone

+64-4-924-3416

Fax

+64-4-472-6986

Please apply for a New Zealand eTA 72 hours in advance of your flight.