NOTICE: Effective Monday, September 21, 2015, the Currency Exchange Rate in use by the Consular Section will adjust to 1.5. Please be advised there is no change to the US$ cost of services.
Please be advised that Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fees are non-refundable.
If you have made a credit card payment and have not made a note of the receipt number to schedule an appointment please call 09 887599 or email email@example.com to retrieve your receipt number.
DO NOT PAY THE FEE A SECOND TIME. YOU WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.
- The U.S. Consulate General does not accept U.S. cash; all fees must be paid in New Zealand dollars.
- All applicants for a non-immigrant visa must pay the appropriate non-refundable, Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fee as outlined below.
- All fees are non-refundable and are subject to change without notice. Kiwibanks in New Zealand Post Shops accept cash, or EFTPOS.
- K visas are only payable at the Consulate.
Effective March 1, 2015 the following fee schedule will apply:
|Visa Type||MRV Fee amount (USD)|
|Transit Visa, Crew-Airline/Ship (C1, C1/D)||$160|
|Treaty trader/Investor (E1/E2)||$205|
|Specialty work visa for Australians (E3/E3D)||$205|
|Academic Students (F1/F2)||$160|
|Temporary Employment (H1B/H2A/H2B/H3/H4)||$190|
|Media Visa (I)||$160|
|Exchange Visitors (J1/J2)||$160|
|Fiancé Visa (K1)||$265|
|Intra-company Transferee (L1/L2)||$190|
|Vocational Student (M1/M2)||$160|
|Person of Extraordinary Ability (O1/O2/O3)||$190|
|Performance Visa (P1/P2/P3/P4)||$190|
|Cultural Exchange Visitor (Q1)||$190|
|Religious Worker (R1/R2)||$190|
Additional fees: Certain countries must pay an additional reciprocity fee. Please contact the U.S. Visa Information Service on +64 9 887 5999 for further information.