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Border clearance levy

People arriving and departing New Zealand must pay a border clearance levy.

Air travellers and people on private craft must pay:

  • NZ$17.17 arrival levy including GST
  • NZ$2.94 departure levy including GST.

Cruise passengers must pay:

  • NZ$16.34 arrival levy including GST
  • NZ$4.72 departure levy including GST.

These charges are included in your ticket when you book air travel or a cruise. We will send an invoice to private aircraft and yachts.


The Border Clearance Levy performance report for the year to 30 June 2019 is now available.