Address :                             23rd/F,  B.P.I. Buendia Center,

                                                360 Sen Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City

Tel. No. :                              845-9222

Fax :                                       891-5353

Email :                                   inzmanila [at] dol [dot] govt [dot] nz

Website :                             Immigration New Zealand 



                                                Immigration New Zealand Manila Branch website


Office hours :                     Monday to Friday

                                                8:30am o 5:00pm (cut-off time at 3:00pm)


                                                8:30am to 12:00 noon

Ambassador:                     H.E. ANDREW GRAEME MATHESON

                                                Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

Branch Manager:             NATHANAEL MACKAY

                                                First Secretary and Branch Manager

Consul:                                 HEATHER GARVEN

                                                First Sectary and Consul


From 4 May 2010, offshore Immigration Advisers are required to be licensed. For more information visit



How to pay the fees

The fee must be paid by bank draft made payable to “New Zealand Immigration Service”.


We do not accept cash or credit payments. Please call 845-9222 to confirm how to pay the fee.


Manila Call Center and Visa Information and Application (VIA) Center

You can request your application you be collected by courier from anywhere in the Philippines by calling 845-9992. You will be charged a return courier fee to collect the passport and have it returned to you after processing.


Applications can be lodge in person at the VIA Center in Makati.


Unit 901, 9/F One Corporate Plaza

845 Antonio Arnaiz Ave., (Pasay Rd), Makati City







You will need to pay a one way courier fee to nave your passport returned. The courier fees are outlined below:



Lodgments thru the Call Center

Direct Lodgments thru the VIA Center


Roundtrip Rates

(includes pick-up & return)

One Way Rates

(pick-up of additional documents)

One Way Rates

(applies to return of processed passport)


PHP 350

PHP 175

PHP 200


PHP 500

PHP 250

PHP 300


  • Applies when there is more than 1 passport associated with the application being returned to the same address.


Please prepare separate payment for courier/postage fee in the form of either cash or cheque payable to PIASI for those applications with direct lodgments through the VIA center.


VIA Center Cebu

The Visa Information and Application Centre (VIAC) is now open in Cebu. The center will cater to applicants in Cebu and the Visayas. Applicants can conveniently walk in and personally obtain current information and advice about applying for a visa to New Zealand.


The address of the VIAC in Cebu is :


Unit 1004-B

10th Floor Keppel Center,

Samar Loop cor. Cardinal Rosales Ave.,

Cebu Business Park, Cebu City


Office Hours:

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30 pm (cot-off time at 3:00pm)

Saturday 8:00am to 12:00 noon


Handling fees: (inclusive of administrative cost and one-way courier services)

Visa lodgment service


  • Php 250.00 per applicant
  • Php 350.00 (maximum of five applicants)


Additional documents (after lodgment complete)


  • Php 50.00 per applicant


Lodging applications from New Zealand

You can courier applications directly to the VIA Center Manila only (not VIA Center Cebu). You need to indicate how and where you want the documents returned, either to the applicant in the Philippines or to the representative in New Zealand. If we returned to the documents to the applicants in the Philippines, the applicants need to pay the one-way rates as above. The applicant can pay collect. If you would like us to return the document back to New Zealand. Please provide the prepaid courier.

It is possible to get bank cheque in New Zealand issued in Philippine pesos. Currently only Westpac banks offer this service.