Passport (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2019

2019/9

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Passport (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 29th day of January 2019

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 40 of the Passports Act 1992 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Passport (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 March 2019.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Passport (Fees) Regulations 2015 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule replaced

Replace the Schedule with the Schedule set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

Schedule Schedule replaced

r 4

Schedule Fees

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Part 1 Applications being lodged online

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST)
1For the issue of an adult passport166.09
2For the issue of a child passport96.52

Part 2 Applications being lodged in passports office in New Zealand

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST)
1For the issue of an adult passport (not being an application described in item 3)166.09
2For the issue of a child passport (not being an application described in item 3)96.52
3For the issue of a replacement passport on the surrender, before its expiry, of an emergency travel documentNo fee
4For the issue of a certificate of identity96.52
5For the issue of a refugee travel document96.52

Part 3 Applications being lodged in passports office in London or Sydney

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST)
1For the issue of an adult passport (not being an application described in item 3)243.00
2For the issue of a child passport (not being an application described in item 3)142.00
3For the issue of a replacement passport on the surrender, before its expiry, of an emergency travel documentNo fee

Part 4 Applications to New Zealand overseas mission

Fee ($) (excluding GST)
For the issue of an emergency travel document530.00

Part 5 Additional fees

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST)
1Priority fee
For—
(a)an application for the issue of a passport or certificate of identity being lodged in a passports office in New Zealand166.09
(b)an application for the issue of a passport being lodged in a passports office in London or Sydney243.00
2Callout fee
For—
(a)an application for the issue of a passport or certificate of identity being lodged in a passports office in New Zealand507.83
(b)an application for the issue of a passport being lodged in a passports office in London or Sydney690.00
3Handling fee
For a New Zealand overseas mission to forward an application for a passport to a passports office in New Zealand, London, or Sydney50.00

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 March 2019, amend the Passport (Fees) Regulations 2015 (the principal regulations).

The schedule of fees in the principal regulations is replaced with a new schedule that increases the fees payable in respect of passport and travel document applications.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 31 January 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.