Customs and the border

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The customs service at work

Customs requirements

The New Zealand Customs Service protects New Zealand's borders.

Customs | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa(external link) has information on:

Biosecurity at the border

Ministry for Primary Industries | Manatū Ahu Matua(external link) (MPI) looks after New Zealand's biosecurity system.

Biosecurity(external link) has MPI information on:

Prescription medication

Medsafe > Personal importation of medicines(external link) when you enter New Zealand with medicines or arrange to bring medicines into New Zealand


New Zealand Ministry of Health(external link) gives information on the country's Covid-19 border controls.

World Health Organisation > Covid-19 updates(external link) lists all countries and territories with confirmed cases of Covid-19.

International Air Transport Association > Covid-19 travel regulations map(external link) lists all member countries’ border control and quarantine measures.


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