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New Zealand visa requirements for Congo citizens

Do Congo citizens need a visa for New Zealand?

Congo citizens must obtain a visa before entry into New Zealand. Reach New Zealand embassy or consulate for the instructions how to apply the visa.

Updated: 06/18/2024.

Entry requirements

visa required

Purpose of travel

Tourism

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Passport validity for travel to New Zealand

Passport must be valid for 3 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to New Zealand?

New Zealand has a current risk level of 3.00 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling to New Zealand. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 4 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 06/17/2024.

New Zealand customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 18 years and over. One of following:

  • 50 cigarettes;
  • 50 grams of tobacco or cigars;
  • or a mixture of all three weighing not more than 50 grams.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to travellers 18 years and over;
  • 4.5 litres of wine or beer;
  • 3 bottles of spirits or other alcoholic beverages (each bottle containing a maximum of 1.125 litres).

Cash limit

  • There are no restrictions on the importation of funds into New Zealand.
  • Funds of NZD$10,000 or more must be declared on a Border Cash Report.

Other Goods

  • New goods obtained overseas (excluding alcohol and tobacco) which have a total combined value of NZD$700.
  • Personal effects such as clothing and jewellery. These must not be intended to be sold or gifted.
  • Personal cameras and accessories.
  • Binoculars.
  • Portable musical instruments.
  • Portable radio receivers.
  • Cellular or mobile phones.
  • Laptops and accessories.
  • Baby carriages and strollers.
  • Wheelchairs.
  • Sporting equipment.
  • Prescription medication should be kept in its original packaging, and accompanied by a note from the prescribing doctor outlining the purpose of the medication, the condition it has been prescribed for, and the quantity needed during the traveller's visit.
  • Human ashes are not restricted, however they must be declared. It is recommended that they are accompanied by the relevant death or cremation certificate.
  • Gifts worth NZD$110 or less can be imported free of charge. If presents are for more than one person, each person can receive NZ $110, but the identity of each recipient must be clearly established.
  • Goods residents have taken with them when leaving the country. If in doubt about re-importing an item, a Certificate of Export can be acquired on departure.
  • Service dogs are not subject to the same import controls as pet dogs.
  • Heirlooms if not for resale can be brought in under an heirloom concession. Evidence such as a solicitor’s letter confirming the bequest may be required.
Find more information on the customs regulations of New Zealand page.

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