How Long Can You Stay in Niue on a Visitor Visa?
How Long Can You Stay in Niue on a Visitor Visa?

How Long Can You Stay in Niue on a Visitor Visa?

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How Long Can You Stay in Niue as a Visitor?

Many visitors to Niue are left wanting to come back for more thanks to the soothing tropical climate, stunning land and seascapes and welcoming locals. Luckily, visitors to Niue can stay for an entire 30 days from the date they arrive in Niue. But if you want to, say, escape New Zealand for the whole of winter, extensions on standard Visitors Permit are available. We will go through your options so you know how long you can stay in Niue on a Visitor Visa, otherwise known as a Visitor Permit.

For more information on requirements for visiting Niue, see Do You Need a Visa to Visit Niue? Plus, for more advice on planning your trip, see the 30 Tips for Travelling in Niue.

In Short, You Can Stay in Niue for…

Visitors to Niue can stay in the country for up to 30 days from their arrival date into Niue.

Visitors can stay for an agreed longer period if a Visitor Permit extension is organised through the Niue Immigration Office before arrival into Niue.

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The 30-Day Visitors Permit for Niue

Visitors to Niue can stay in the country for up to one month (30 days) from the date of arrival, providing they meet the following conditions:

  • Have a return/onward travel ticket from Niue
  • Have a valid passport for no less than three months after their arrival date into Niue
  • Have sufficient funds to sustain their stay
  • Have a confirmed booking reservation for accommodation in Niue
  • Are not permitted to take up employment or engage in any business or enterprise
  • Are from a visa-waiver country or have acquired an Entry Permit

For a complete list of visa-waiver countries, see Do You Need a Visa to Visit Niue? If you are not from a visa-waiver country, you will need an Entry Permit issued by the Chief of Immigration in Niue or through a New Zealand consulate overseas. Advice on this can be obtained from the Niue Immigration Office at:

  • Email: immigrationniue@mail.gov.nu
  • Phone: (683) 4219 or (683) 4611
  • Post: PO Box 67, Alofi, Niue Island
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Extending Your Visitors Permit

If you wish to stay longer in Niue as a visitor, then an extension of stay is possible. A visa extension for a total of three months since the date of arrival into Niue is available if organised through the Niue Immigration Office prior to arrival.

The extended Visitors Permit can be applied for by contacting the Niue Immigration Office at one of the following contacts:

  • Email: immigrationniue@mail.gov.nu
  • Phone: (683) 4219 or (683) 4611
  • Post: PO Box 67, Alofi, Niue Island
  • Physical Address: Niue Immigration Office, Niue Public Service Building, Fonuakula, Alofi

Conditions for the extension are the same as the conditions for the Visitors Permit as stated above.

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Other Visas/Permits to Stay in Niue for Longer

Aside from the Visitors Permit and the Visitors Permit extension, the following permits are available to stay in Niue longer. Note that these permits must be applied for through the Niue Immigration Office before arriving in Niue.

  • Study Permit
  • Residential Permit
  • Work Permit
  • Exemption Permit

Plus, see the Airport Arrival in Niue – Hanan Airport: Step-by-Step to get an overview of the immigration process when arriving in Niue.

Author

Robin C.

This article was reviewed and published by Robin, the co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. He has lived, worked and travelled across 16 different countries before settling in the South Pacific, so he knows a thing or two about planning the perfect trip in this corner of the world. He is also consulting regularly with Niue Tourism to ensure content accuracy. Robin is also the co-founder of several other South Pacific travel guides and is a regular host of webinars with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation.

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