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New Zealand passports | Uruwhenua Aotearoa

The Department of Internal Affairs | Te Tari Taiwhenua

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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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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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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

Online Renewal Service down for maintenance 1st May

This Online Renewal Service will be unavailable between 4:00am and 1:00pm Sunday the 1st of May due to planned system maintenance. You may want to check back from time to time as you may be able to access the website earlier than 1:00pm. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


United Kingdom Bank Holiday

The London Office will be closed on Monday 2nd May for United Kingdom Bank Holiday. During this time a passport Call Out service is available by appointment, please contact us for further information. Our Office will reopen with full services on Tuesday 3rd May.

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