Charges for temporary entry class visa holders

Charges apply to all people entering New Zealand on a temporary entry class visa.

Note: Those arriving in MIQ after 11.59pm Thursday 23 December will be required to stay 10 days. The 7 day charge will remain in place. This is expected to be reviewed in January.

The charges on this page have been updated to reflect the 7-day stay in MIQ.

Rates for the 7 day and 10 day stay 

The fee (including GST) for temporary entry class visa holders is:

  • $2,760 for the first or only person in a room
  • $1,495 for each additional adult
  • $805 for each additional child (3 to 17 years old, inclusive)
  • children under 3 years old are not charged.

Rates for the 14 day stay

The fee (including GST) for temporary entry class visa holders is:

  • $5,520 for the first or only person in a room
  • $2,990 for each additional adult
  • $1,610 for each additional child (3 to 17 years old, inclusive)
  • children under 3 years old are not charged.

What is a temporary entry visa class holder

A temporary entry visa class holder is a person who has one of the following visas:

  • Visitor visas (such as partners of a New Zealand citizen or resident)
  • Student visa holders
  • Work visa holders, and
  • Limited visas.

Read about room configurations and charges for Temporary entry class visa holders

Who is not included

These changes do not include critical health workers entering on a border exception, overseas-based air crew and foreign maritime crew.

They also do not include temporary entry class visa holders staying in the same room in MIQ with a family member* who is a New Zealand citizen or holder of a residence class visa, or a critical health worker.

These people are liable to pay the same amount as returning New Zealand citizens and residents.

Charges for NZ citizens and permanent residents

*A family member is defined as a spouse, partner, legal guardian, and any child younger than 18 years of age of the relevant person.

Last updated: 23 December 2021