Assistance for New Zealanders overseas

If you’re a New Zealand citizen, staff at New Zealand embassies can help you in several ways if you get into difficulties overseas – see SafeTravel (external link)

Consular staff at Embassies can:

For more information please visit SafeTravel (external link) website or SafeTravel on Facebook (external link).

If you require urgent afterhours consular assistance, for example, if you are reporting a death, serious illness or injury, or arrest of a New Zealand citizen then phone our Consular Emergency Assistance number +64 99 20 20 20 or 0800 30 10 30 (if calling from within New Zealand).

Notarial services

In certain circumstances, staff at this Embassy are able to witness affidavits, affirmations, statutory declarations and other documents for use under New Zealand law. The witnessing must take place at the New Zealand Embassy. Appointments are required, available appointment times are 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm Monday – Thursday, and 9am to 12pm on Fridays. Please call the Embassy Consular staff to enquire about this service, including applicable fees.