New Zealand: Visitor Visas for FIFA Women’s World Cup

Last Updated on March 19, 2023

Key Points  

  • New Zealand introduced recommendations for travelers intending to attend the FIFA women’s world cup event  


The government of New Zealand advises foreign nationals who plan to travel to New Zealand in July and August 2023 for the FIFA women’s world cup to submit a visitor visa application prior to the end of April 2023. Travelers who intend to travel to Australia throughout this event are advised to apply for a multiple-entry visa when completing an application. For information on the application process, check here.  

Travelers may also be required to apply for an Australian visitor visa or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) in order to enter the country. For further information, check here. 

What are the Changes?  

The New Zealand government recommends submitting a visitor visa application before April 2023 for those traveling to the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Travelers planning to travel to Australia during the event should apply for a multiple-entry visa.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of New Zealand’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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