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10 year passports are coming!

If you're a NZ citizen aged 16 years and over you can apply for a 10 year passport from 30 November 2015.

If we receive your application before 30 November 2015, we’ll issue you a 5 year passport.

Find out more about 10 year passports

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Important Passport Information

10-year passports after law change

Select committee recommends: 10 year passports from 30 November (Beehive website 24/08/15)

10-year passports enable reduction in annual cost (Beehive website 25/05/15)

Fees, processing and delivery times

Processing times only start once we have a complete and accurate application. You can also apply in either Australia or the United Kingdom. International courier fees may also be charged when you submit your form.

Find out how much your passport will cost

Saved an incomplete online application?

If you've started filling out the form to renew your adult passport and saved an incomplete form you have 7 days to finish your application.

Log on to complete your application