How much does it cost to renew a New Zealand passport?
Renewing an adult New Zealand passport costs $199 and takes approximately 1 month. Adult passports are valid for 10 years.
What happens if your passport expires in NZ?
If your passport expires, you must apply to transfer your visa to a new passport before you can travel. To transfer your visa, you must: send us your old and new passports. complete an ‘Application for Transfer or Confirmation of a Visa’
How long are NZ passports taking?
approximately 1 month
Standard passports are processed in approximately 1 month. Allow additional time for delivery. For urgent and non-urgent passports, apply online.
How long before expiry should I renew passport?
Your passport should have at least six months validity.
What is the easiest way to renew an expired passport?
Passport Renewal by Mail. Renewing your passport by mail is not an option,it’s mandatory.
How to know you need to renew your passport?
– Your original passport was issued before your 16th birthday. – It was issued more than 15 years ago. – It was lost, stolen or damaged. – It was issued with a previous name that you no longer use, and you have legal documentation that proves your new name.
Do I have to send old passport when renewing?
You will need to send it your old passport if you are renewing online (or take it in with you if you are applying in person at the Post Office), though the old (cancelled) passport will be returned to you with your new (renewed) passport. What happens to the old passport when you renew it?
Do I need A Real ID to renew my passport?
Yes, but the passport must have been issued within the last 15 years. In addition, you must have the passport in your possession, it cannot be damaged, you must have been age 16 or older when the passport was issued, and it must have been issued in your current name or you must show legal proof of your name change.