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New Zealand Travel Restrictions

0.6 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
8.97% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 8.36% last week
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter New Zealand.

New Zealand border status

Entry to New Zealand is allowed provided that a traveler is a partner, a dependent child, or a family member of a student or work visa holder; of a temporary visa holder; or of a resident holder; critical health workers including their partner or independent children; students; ship crew and humanitarians. These groups must have a request to travel prior to entry.

Travelers do not need to request for an approval if they are New Zealand citizens and permanent resident visa holders; diplomats who hold a post in New Zealand; Australian citizens or permanent residents ordinarily resident in New Zealand and eligible travelers from the Cook Islands, Niue, and Australia.

Details can be found here.


Outgoing travel to New ZealandTraveling from Israel to New Zealand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.
Exceptions

Children under 2 years of age; travelers from Australia; Antarctica; and most Pacific islands; including the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu; and a person who cannot take a test due to medical reason (must provide a medical certificate stating that a test cannot be taken due to medical reasons but do not have symptoms) are exempt from the test.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Australia, Cook Islands and Niue) must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Return travelReturning to Israel from New Zealand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for New Zealand

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter New Zealand but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions

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