Passport (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2022

2022/144

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Passport (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2022

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of May 2022

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 2022.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 25 May 2022.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Passport (Fees) Regulations 2015.

4 New regulation 3A inserted (Periods to which fees relate)

After regulation 3, insert:

3A Periods to which fees relate

The fees prescribed in the tables in the Schedule apply to the following periods:

(a)

the fees set out in the third column apply to applications lodged in the period beginning on 25 May 2022 and ending on 24 May 2023:

(b)

the fees set out in the fourth column apply to applications lodged in the period beginning on 25 May 2023 and ending on 24 May 2024:

(c)

the fees set out in the fifth column apply to applications lodged on and from 25 May 2024.

5 Schedule replaced

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

Schedule Schedule replaced

r 5

Schedule Fees

rr 3A, 4, 5

Part 1 Applications being lodged online

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2022 to 24 May 2023Fee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2023 to 24 May 2024Fee ($) (excluding GST) on and from 25 May 2024
1For the issue of an adult passport173.04179.13186.96
2For the issue of a child passport100.00104.35108.70

Part 2 Applications being lodged in passports office in New Zealand

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2022 to 24 May 2023Fee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2023 to 24 May 2024Fee ($) (excluding GST) on and from 25 May 2024
1For the issue of an adult passport (not being an application described in item 3)173.04179.13186.96
2For the issue of a child passport (not being an application described in item 3)100.00104.35108.70
3For the issue of a replacement passport on the surrender, before its expiry, of an emergency travel documentNo feeNo feeNo fee
4For the issue of a certificate of identity100.00104.35108.70
5For the issue of a refugee travel document100.00104.35108.70

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

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2022 to 24 May 2023Fee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2023 to 24 May 2024Fee ($) (excluding GST) on and from 25 May 2024
1For the issue of an adult passport (not being an application described in item 3)253.00263.00273.00
2For the issue of a child passport (not being an application described in item 3)148.00154.00160.00
3For the issue of a replacement passport on the surrender, before its expiry, of an emergency travel documentNo feeNo feeNo fee

Part 4 Applications to New Zealand overseas mission

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2022 to 24 May 2023Fee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2023 to 24 May 2024Fee ($) (excluding GST) on and from 25 May 2024
1For the issue of an emergency travel document551.00573.00596.00

Part 5 Additional fees

ItemFee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2022 to 24 May 2023Fee ($) (excluding GST) 25 May 2023 to 24 May 2024Fee ($) (excluding GST) on and from 25 May 2024
1Priority fee
For—
(a)an application for the issue of a passport or certificate of identity being lodged in a passports office in New Zealand:173.04179.13186.96
(b)an application for the issue of a passport being lodged in a passports office in London or Sydney253.00263.00273.00
2Callout fee
For—
(a) an application for the issue of a passport or certificate of identity being lodged in a passports office in New Zealand:527.83548.70570.43
(b)an application for the issue of a passport being lodged in a passports office in London or Sydney717.00746.00776.00
3Handling fee
For a New Zealand overseas mission to forward an application for a passport to a passports office in New Zealand, London, or Sydney52.0054.0056.00

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 25 May 2022, 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 in 3 stages from 25 May 2022, 25 May 2023, and 25 May 2024.

Regulatory impact statement

The Department of Internal Affairs produced a regulatory impact statement on 3 March 2022 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 May 2022.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.