New Zealand: apply for a UK visa

Information about applying for a UK visa in New Zealand.



Read this document if you’re in New Zealand and you need to find out how to apply for a UK visa. It includes information about:

  • applying online
  • paying fees
  • visa application centres
  • posting forms
  • biometric residence permits
  • the priority visa service
Published 18 February 2014
Last updated 23 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated information on COVID-19.

  2. Guidance updated throughout.

  3. Updated information on priority visa service - visa4uk service no longer available.

  4. Some applicants can now self-upload supporting documents.

  5. Added note clarifying that super priority service is not available.

  6. Updated how to apply information.

  7. Change to guidance on how to post your application.

  8. Guidance updated throughout.

  9. Updated information for armed forces dependants.

  10. Address for Auckland appointment centre updated.

  11. Updated appointment details for Auckland.

  12. Updated information on posting your application.

  13. Updated information.

  14. Guidance updated.

  15. Published information about changes to the process for UK settlement visa applicants in New Zealand.

  16. Updated information on December and January closures.

  17. Updated guidance.

  18. Updated guidance.

  19. Updated guidance.

  20. Updated guidance.

  21. Updated information about service over the Christmas period.

  22. Information on biometric residence permits.

  23. Updated fees in document

  24. added additional application sections to guidance

  25. Contact details were updated on 3 April 2014.

  26. First published.