New Zealand, 4th October: New Zealand’s new Visa rules have been announced for South Africans.
Yes, this is a latest step by New Zealand for South African visitors.
New Zealand’s new visa rules announced for South Africans—New Zealand’s new visa rules announced for South Africans in a latest step. Yes, that is quite true. New Zealand has announced new visa rules for South Africans.
“ New Zealand has announced new visa rules for South Africans”.
Coming to New Zealand becomes expensive, difficult for South Africans—New rules for South Africans by New Zealand mean it will become more expensive and difficult for South Africans to come to New Zealand.
So, from 21st November, 2016, South Africans will need to apply for a visitor Visa. This has been clarified by New Zealand immigration department in a latest move. As of now, South Africans don’t require any New Zealand visitor Visas for traveling to New Zealand.
Majority of genuine visitors to New Zealand get New Zealand visitor visa on arrival without much delay.
Cost of New Zealand visitor visa—The cost of a New Zealand visitor visa is $165. This is for those applying for it before 21st November, 2016. So, from 21st November, 2016, new fee will be applicable. Yes.
The new fee for paper applications shall be $184. Online cost of New Zealand visitor visa will remain to be $165. This was clarified by New Zealand government recently. Speaking about the move in detail, New Zealand government stated that these changes are meant to check ineligible passengers. Several foreigners don’t fulfill New Zealand entry requirements, it further clarified.
It was found that increased number of foreigners were being refused to board a flight to New Zealand or not allowed entry, the New Zealand government stated. Moreover, several incidents revealed foreigners from South Africa having fake South African passports.
Efficient Immigration New Zealand system—New Zealand aims and strives to have an immigration system that welcomes legitimate foreign visitors. However, it also pledges to prevent those not fulfilling immigration requirements.
Such changes to New Zealand immigration rules will bring the nation in line with the US, the UK, Canada and Australian.