New Zealand passports | Uruwhenua Aotearoa

The Department of Internal Affairs | Te Tari Taiwhenua

To navigate using your keyboard: [TAB] to jump past the slider, [ARROW KEYS] to move left and right, [ENTER] to follow a link.

Get $10 off passport photos

Simply apply online for a verified RealMe account and bring your application number to a participating PostShop when you get your passport photo taken. Ends Sat 28 Feb 2015.

More info, conditions apply

Get $10 off passport photos when you get your secure online ID at the same time
PROMO 2 -->

Renewing your passport ONLINE? Check your photo now.

The easiest way to check that your photo meets our requirements when you apply for a renewal of your New Zealand Passport Online is to use our photo checking tool.

Check your photos before you apply

Example passport photos overstamped with the message 'Avoid delays, check your photos'

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

Picture of an apply button

Choose the right application 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

Picture of New Zealand Passport application forms

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?"

A women speaking on the   telephone, she looks like she has a lot on her mind

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