Charges for temporary entry class visa holders

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

Rates for the stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility

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

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

If you are liable to pay, you will be charged per family travel group.

A family travel group is a group of no more than 12 persons all of whom:

  • are family members of 1 or more of the other persons in the group; and
  • are part of the same travel group

A “family member” of any person (person A) means another person who:

  • has a biological or legal relationship with person A; or
  • is a member of person A’s whānau or other culturally recognised family group

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 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 travel group 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 residence class visa holders

*A family member of any person (person A) is defined as another person who has a biological or legal relationship with person A, or  is a member of person A’s whānau or other culturally recognised family group.

Last updated: 30 March 2022