Requirements for bringing your vessel to New Zealand

Vessels arriving in New Zealand must meet strict biosecurity requirements to prevent the introduction of pests and diseases to New Zealand. Requirements include arriving at a place of first arrival approved to accept your vessel type and cargo.

The arrival process you must follow when bringing a vessel to New Zealand.
Check how to meet New Zealand's biofouling rules.

Who to contact

If you have questions about bringing a vessel to New Zealand:

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