If you want to use a firearm unsupervised during your visit to New Zealand, you must obtain a visitor firearm licence.
To ensure your licence application is processed in time for your arrival to New Zealand, we recommend you apply a minimum of four months before your visit.
If you don’t obtain a visitor firearm licence, you can only use a firearm under the immediate supervision of a New Zealand licence firearms holder. Apply here
What you need to apply for a visitor firearms licence.
A breakdown of the information you need to supply and what is currently prohibited.
Your approved visitor firearms licence will be issued to you by New Zealand Police upon your arrival in New Zealand.
Before you go, make sure you have made all the proper arrangements for your firearms.