New Zealand passports | Uruwhenua Aotearoa

The Department of Internal Affairs | Te Tari Taiwhenua

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Apply online now

You can now apply online for:

First time adult passports
Adult renewals
Child renewals

Find out how to apply 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

Upgrade of the Online Passport Service - 8th - 9th October 2016

The Online Passport Service will be upgraded on the 8th and 9th October 2016. During this time our website and Online Passport Service will be unavailable. Any incomplete applications saved prior to this date will be lost. The service will be available again from 10 October 2016. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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