Immigration New Zealand (external link) (INZ) is the government agency responsible for establishing New Zealand immigration policies.

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In general, you will need a visa if you wish to:

The Immigration New Zealand (external link) website provides comprehensive information in English about visa requirements when coming to New Zealand including information on:

The Immigration New Zealand website has a dedicated Chinese language section (external link).

Please Note: New Zealand Visa Application Centres (external link) in Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong are authorised by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) to receive applications for temporary entry and residence class visas for New Zealand. See below for contact details.

Visa application centres and Immigration New Zealand offices

Applications for visas for people holding diplomatic or official passports should be submitted directly to INZ branches in Beijing or Shanghai .
There are Immigration New Zealand offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Please note that they are separate from the New Zealand Embassy and Consulates General. You should only send applications directly to Immigration New Zealand branches if your application is being sent from outside China, for example, from Mongolia or from New Zealand. Their contact details are:

Beijing
Immigration New Zealand
5F West Tower Genesis Beijing
No.8 Xinyuan South Road
Chaoyang District, BEIJING 100027

Immigration New Zealand Beijing Branch accepts visas application from the other provinces of China and people from Mongolia except people resident in Guangdong Guangxi Hainan Shanghai Zhejiang Jiangsu Jiangxi Fujian Anhui Hubei and Hunan and processes the temporary entry visa - they are Group visa, Student visa, Work visa, Transit visa, label transfer and Permanent Residence visa.

Beijing

New Zealand visa Application Centre
Room J,K,L, 8th Floor, Oriental Kenzo Plaza, No.48 Dongzhimenwai Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing , P.R. China 100027

Submission Timings: 0800hrs to 1500hrs (Monday-Friday)

Passport retrieval time: 0800hrs to 1500hrs (Monday-Friday)

For information call:
Call +86 20 2910 6152
Between 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs
Monday-Friday

Email: info.nzcn@vfshelpline.com

Please Note that groups will not be accepted less than one hour before the closing time.

Shanghai

New Zealand Visa Application Centre
 2F, Jiushi Commercial Building, No. 213, Middle Sichuan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, 200002

Submission Timings: 0800hrs to 1500 hrs (Monday-Friday)

Passport retrieval time: 0800hrs to 1500hrs (Monday-Friday)

For information call:
Call +86 20 2910 6152
Between 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs
Monday-Friday

Email: info.nzcn@vfshelpline.com

Please Note that groups will not be accepted less than one hour before the closing time.

Guangzhou

New Zealand Visa Application Centre
Room 905, 9th Floor, Middle Tower, Times Square No 28
Tianhe Road North, Guangzhou, P.R. China 510620

Submission Timings: 0800hrs to 1500hrs (Monday-Friday)

Passport retrieval time: 0800hrs to 1500hrs (Monday-Friday)

For information call:
Call +86 20 2910 6152
Between 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs
Monday-Friday

Email: info.nzcn@vfshelpline.com

Please Note that groups will not be accepted less than one hour before the closing time.

Chengdu

New Zealand Visa Application Centre

Room 2-2, 2/F, No. 11-15, 4th Section of South Renmin Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu City 610041, Sichuan Province, China

Submission Timings: 0800hrs to 1500 hrs (Monday-Friday, except for Public Holidays (external link))

Passport retrieval time: 0800hrs to 1500hrs (Monday-Friday, except for Public Holidays (external link))

For information call:

Call +86 20 2910 6152
Between 0800 hrs to 1700 hrs
Monday-Friday (Except Public Holidays (external link))

Email: info.nzcn@vfshelpline.com

Please Note that groups will not be accepted less than one hour before the closing time.

Hong Kong

Submission Timings: 0800hrs to 1330hrs (Monday-Friday)

Passport retrieval time: 0800hrs to 1500hrs (Monday-Friday)

For information call:
Call 00852-30711380
Between 0900 hrs to 1530 hrs
Monday-Friday

Email: info.nzcn@vfshelpline.com

Please Note that groups will not be accepted less than one hour before the closing time.

Immigration New Zealand offices

Applications for visas for people holding diplomatic or official passports should be submitted directly to INZ branches in Beijing or Shanghai .

There are Immigration New Zealand offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Please note that they are separate from the New Zealand Embassy and Consulates General. You should only send applications directly to Immigration New Zealand branches if your application is being sent from outside China, for example, from Mongolia or from New Zealand. Their contact details are: 

Beijing
Immigration New Zealand
Ta Yuan Diplomatic Office Building 2-5-1
14 Liangmahe Nanlu
BEIJING 100600
Telephone: 0086-10-6532 6688
Facsimile: 0086-10-6532 5681
Immigration New Zealand Beijing Branch accepts visas application from the other provinces of China and  people from Mongolia except people resident in Guangdong Guangxi Hainan Shanghai Zhejiang Jiangsu Jiangxi Fujian Anhui Hubei and Hunan and processes the temporary entry visa - they are Group visa, Student visa, Work visa, Transit visa, label transfer and Permanent Residence visa.

Shanghai
Immigration New Zealand
Suite 507, Shanghai Centre
1376 Nanjing Road West
SHANGHAI 200040
Telephone: 0086-21-6279 7368
Facsimile: 0086-21-6279 7369
This office is responsible for temporary entry (eg visitor, group, student, work, transit, returning residence, transfer) applications for applicants residing in Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces.

Hong Kong
Immigration New Zealand
Suite 6508, Central Plaza
18 Harbour Road
Wanchai
HONG KONG
Telephone: 0085-2-2877-4488
Facsimile: 0085-2-2877-0586
This office is responsible for temporary entry (eg visitor, group, student, work (but not Working Holiday or China Special Work which should be lodged to Beijing), transit, returning residence, transfer) applications for applicants residing in Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan provinces.
Business category applications should be lodged with the Business Migration Unit in Wellington, New Zealand.