Charges for managed isolation
Managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) charges allow the Government to recover some of the costs for MIQ. The aim of the charges is to share the costs in a way that fairly reflects the benefits to both the New Zealand public of having a robust system, and those who leave and enter the country.
Find out if you are liable to pay charges for managed isolation.
If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and meet the criteria for being liable to pay for managed isolation, find out how much you'll have to pay.
These charges apply to all people entering New Zealand on a critical worker visa from 1 January 2021, regardless of when the visa was approved.
Charges apply to all people entering New Zealand on a temporary entry class visa, regardless of when their visa was approved or when they had booked their place in managed isolation.
If you’re liable to pay, you’ll be charged per room for managed isolation. The amount you’re liable to pay depends on your immigration status, and who you’re sharing a room with.
Applications to waive charges for managed isolation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Charges for staying in managed isolation and quarantine can be paid by direct deposit/internet banking into the account specified on your invoice.