COVID-19 update: New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 1. Travel restrictions are in place at the border. There are no restrictions on the movement of freight. Visit the COVID-19 section of this website, or the official COVID-19 website, for more information.
Find out what Customs is doing at the maritime border.
There are restrictions on the maritime vessels that may arrive into NZ. Strict isolation or quarantine requirements are also in place for those arriving at the maritime border.
Arrivals on superyachts and pleasure craft are not exempt from the current border closure. Departures will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
If you’re coming into New Zealand as an operator/owner of a commercial or cruise ship, you must contact us first.