COVID-19 – Important Notice regarding Visa and American Citizen Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE: NEW ZEALAND COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL UPDATE – March 6th: Auckland will move to Alert Level 2 at 6am on Sunday 7 March. The rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 1 at the same time. Further details:  https://covid19.govt.nz.   AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES: The U.S. Consulate General in Auckland will resume routine consular ...
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E-1 & E-2 Visas

We are Rocking a New Visa: What are E-1 and E-2 visas? Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visas are for citizens of countries with which the United States maintains treaties of commerce and navigation, including New Zealand. To find out if your business qualifies, what you need to apply, and how to apply, visit our overview page here.
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How to Apply for a U.S. Visa Online. It’s easier than ever!

Every year, millions of people are issued visas to travel to America, some for tourism, some to visit friends and family, some to study, some for medical treatment, some for business meetings and even some who just like to shop. All these people have something in common, they all applied for their visa to visit the ...
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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Media Release from the Department of Homeland Security For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: WASHINGTON—The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel ...
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Independence Day Celebrations in Auckland and Wellington, July 2015

By Phil McKenna and Rob Tate, Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Wellington. Embracing the enthusiasm for sports that is such a feature of both American and New Zealand culture, the Embassy in Wellington and the Consulate General in Auckland kicked off a two-day celebration of American Independence Day. Our celebrations this year were made even sweeter, ...
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