Visa to NZ and Australia

Old Mar 2nd, 2023, 03:27 PM
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Visa to NZ and Australia

Help! What format of the visas do i need to show the officials when I arrive? apps? or paper?

I already applied via phone apps at NZeTA and have been approved.
NZeTA app is very flaky experiencing network problem a lot. I tried 8 times and finally made it through.
I have trying to see how the approved Visa is shown on the app but there is nothing there. It seems the app is only for applying.

I also applied w Australian ETA. The app seems to have a number for my Visa, but there is no email confirmation.
I am worried about relying on the apps for produce the Visa bc if network is not reliable, it would be a very bad day.
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Old Mar 2nd, 2023, 04:04 PM
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It's electronic - when I've applied for AUS visas in the past I've never had to show anything as it's put into the AUS system when approved, then seen by immigration when they looked at my passport.

Assume the same is done for NZ, but as a US citizen, I didn't need one the many times I visited.

Caveat, I haven't visited either in a few years, so quite possible things have changed.

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Old Mar 2nd, 2023, 04:55 PM
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It's possible the airlines might ask the number of your NZeTA. I had printed out the email just in case.

It is not a visa although we think of it as one.

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