Standard passports are usually processed in approximately 1 month. We encourage you to consider this timing when planning a trip. Allow extra time for delivery. Watch our passport application tips.
New Zealand passports are still valid following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. For more information, see travel information.
The online passport service and photo checker will be unavailable between 10pm Saturday 1 October and 2:30pm Sunday 2 October (NZDT) due to planned system maintenance. Check back from time to time as you may be able to access the service earlier. We apologise for any inconvenience.