New Zealand passports | Uruwhenua Aotearoa

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10 year passports are here!

From 30 November2015, passports issued to NZ citizens aged 16 years and over will be valid for 10 years.


Find out more about 10 year passports

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Apply for a New Zealand Passport online?

With a tick, you now have an easy, fast way to get a RealMe verified identity and access a range of online services.

Find out how to get a RealMe verified identity

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Need to renew your passport?

The easiest way to renew your New Zealand passport is to apply online, you won't need to print off forms, mail us anything or visit a Passport office.

Find out how to renew your passport online

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Choose the right form.

There's now a different form for adult renewals, new adult passports, and a form for children under 16 years.

Find out which form you need to use

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Plans changed? Need to travel in a hurry? Family emergency?

Upgrade to an urgent application to get your passport within 3 working days. If it's a family emergency, contact us, we will do our best to help you.

"Kia ora, how can we help?"

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Important Passport Information

Child passport subsidy to remain

Child passport subsidy to remain (11/11/2015)

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