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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

Image 10 year passports from 30 November

Important Passport Information

Passport Online Renewal Service Outage - Sunday 29 November

The Passport Online Renewal Service will be unavailable between 9:00pm and midnight (NZDT) Sunday 29 November, as we transition to 10-year passports.

All passport applications received on or after 30 November 2015 will be processed with 10 years validity.


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