Puerto Rico

Check if you require a Visa

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For New Zealand Passport Holder

Tourist/Business Visa                    : No visa required upto 90 days  as per US Visa Wavier program (refer the list)

If you require a VISA, please refer to the below

Following information are related to all nationalities

Tourist/Business Visa

Passport Valid for 6 months beyond period of stay
Visa Form Download the form
Photograph – Passport size 1x  Passport sized photo (2 x 2)
Visa Validity 90 days from the date of issue
Duration of stay This will depend on the embassy
Documents required

Valid passport

Current proof of income, tax payments, property or business ownership, or assets.

Your travel itinerary and/or other explanation about your planned trip.

A letter from your employer detailing your position, salary, how long you have been employed, any authorized vacation, and the business purpose, if any, of your U.S. trip.

Criminal/court records pertaining to any arrest or conviction anywhere, even if you completed your sentence or were later pardoned.

Additionally, based on your purpose of travel, you should consider bringing the following:

Bring your latest school results, transcripts and degrees/diplomas. Also bring evidence of financial support such as monthly bank statements, fixed deposit slips, or other evidence.

Working adults
Bring an employment letter from your employer and payslips from the most recent three months.

Businessmen and company directors
Bring evidence of your position in the company and remuneration.

Visiting a relative

Bring photocopies of your relative's proof of status (e.g. Green Card, naturalization certificate, valid visa, etc).

Previous visitors to the U.S.
If you were previously in the United States, any documents attesting to your immigration or visa status.

To book appointment

Visa fees

US $ 160.00 per application – To be paid at NZ post shop and to take the receipt to interview. Some nationalities may pay more or less.


Visa Processing time Can varies - 5 working days
Health info More info

USA Immigration regulations applied to Puerto Rico. Travellers holding a valid USA visa can enter Puerto Rico

The visa has to be applied directly as we cannot assist with this visa.

Please refer: Click here


Normal Processing Fees for Australia-based Embassies/Consulates

First applicant $ 170
Second applicant $ 120
Every additional applicant $ 90
Group of 8 persons or more $ 100 per person
Supplement for Urgent Processing NZD 175 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

Puerto Rico Embassy in Australia

Moonah Place
Yarralumla 2600
ACT, Australia

Tel: +61 2 6214 5600

Website: http://canberra.usembassy.gov/

Puerto Rico Consulate in Sydney

Level 10, MLC Centre
19-29 Martin Place
Sydney, NSW 2000

Tel: +61 2 9373 9200

Website: http://sydney.usconsulate.gov/

Puerto Rico Consulate in Melbourne

Level 6, 553 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004

Tel: +61 3 9526 5900

Email: usrsaustralia@state.gov

Website: http://melbourne.usconsulate.gov/