New Caledonia

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For New Zealand Passport Holder

Tourist/Business Visa                    : No visa max 3 month for tourism or business. Evidence of accommodation and insurance might be requested on arrival. 

If you require a VISA, please refer to the below

Tourist Visa

Passport Valid for 3 months beyond the period of stay
Visa Form Online form
Photograph – Passport size 2  x ISO/IEC format(Pdf)
Visa Validity 6 months
Duration of stay 3 months in any 6 months
Documents required
  • Flight ticket
  • Accommodation voucher
  • Travel insurance containing €30,000 medical cover.
  • Documents proving the purpose of the visit, evidence of funds, min €100 per day
Visa fees

Equivalent to Euro 80 per application

Equivalent to Euro 60  per application, if aged 6-12 year, free if under 6 years.
Visa Processing time 2 weeks and can be delayed
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  • You must submit a passport or other travel document issued within the last 10 years. This must have at least 2 blank pages and be valid for at least another 3 months after the date you intend to leave.
  • When you submit your application your fingerprints will be taken. These will remain valid for 59 months. Some applicants, such as children under the age of 12, do not need to have their fingerprints taken. Did you provide biometric data (fingerprints and photo) within the last 59 months prior to your current application? Then you can choose to have someone else submit your application for you. You do not have to appear in person.
  • French regulations also apply to New Caledonia.
  • French Embassy in NZ issues visa for New Caledonia in NZ, they ONLY deal with applicants directly, please advice your clients to contact the Embassy for forms and visa requirements.

Embassy of France

34-42 Manners Street, Wellington

Phone: (04) 802-1590

Hours: 09:00-13:00 (Mon-Fri)

The visas are handled by the Embassy of France in New Zealand based in Wellington


Normal Processing Fees for New Zealand-based Embassies/Consulates

First applicant $ 130
Second applicant $ 70
Every additional applicant $ 60
Group of 8 persons or more $ 65 per person
Supplement for Urgent Processing NZD 100 per lodgement (irrespective of the number of applications in one submission)

Important: In case of Group of 08 persons or more, all applications need to be processed and submitted in one lot. If it involves a separate processing for any person(s) in the Group, additional individual charges will apply.

Assistance with Application Form: Additional service fee of NZD 80 per application will apply

Embassy details

New Caledonia Embassy in Wellington

34-42 Manners Str.
New Zealand

Tel: 04 384 2555