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:

People in Japan applying for visas for New Zealand need to lodge their applications with the New Zealand Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Tokyo.  

All applications should be lodged in person or by mail to:

VFS – New Zealand Visa Application Centre
Edificio Toko Building 4th Floor
2-3-14 Higashi Shinbashi
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0021

Visa application enquiries
Telephone: (050) 5578-7759
Email: (external link)

VAC office hours
Office hours:
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 2.00pm
Call Centre hours:
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 3.00pm

For information on New Zealand visas please also visit (external link)