Latest Update 

 22 June 2022

  • Niue’s borders are reopening on June 27 2022.
  • Travellers will no longer need to isolate after arriving
  • All travellers must complete and submit a Niue Traveller Declaration.  This applies to all passengers, including citizens and permanent residents. 

Before you travel

Niue’s borders will re-open for quarantine-free travel on 27 June 2022. 

Booking your flights to Niue

Flights to Niue are only available through New Zealand.

Travellers wanting to visit Niue from outside of New Zealand must meet the border entry requirements for both New Zealand and Niue.

See New Zealand’s border entry requirements

Your passport must be valid. There are also rules about how long your passport must be valid for.

You may need a visa to enter Niue

If you are visiting Niue for less than 30 days, you do not need a visa.

If you are visiting for more than 30 days, you may need to apply for a visa to enter Niue. 

Click here for complete list of vaccination requirements 

If you are aged 16 years and over you must meet vaccination requirements to enter Niue.

You need a digital vaccine passport or another form of electronic or paper document from a government health authority confirming you have had a full COVID-19 vaccine course.

You should check that your first name and your surname on your passport match your proof of vaccination documentation.  If the names are different, contact your health provider to have your details updated.

If you are coming to Niue to visit you must have travel insurance.  You will be required to upload proof of your travel insurance to the Niue Traveller Declaration form. 

Before you buy travel insurance, we recommend you check what cover it provides for COVID-19 related events, including medical treatment and travel disruption.

If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Niue

You will be required to isolate at your accommodation at your own cost and other costs may incur during your stay.

All travellers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR pre-departure test to enter Niue. Children under 3 are exempt from pre-departure testing.  

You need a test even if you have been vaccinated for COVID-19, have recently recovered from COVID-19 or if you are self-testing on arrival. 

You must get your test in New Zealand at most 48 hours before your flight to Niue. 

If you have recently recovered from COVID-19 in the last 3 months:

you do not require a pre-departure test but

You will need to provide:

    • a Fit to fly certificate or letter from a medical practitioner
    • documentation from a health practitioner confirming you are no longer infectious

Uploading your test results

  • You will be required to upload proof of your negative PCR test or your Fit to Fly  certificate to the Niue Traveller Declaration form 


You should also check with your airline about any regulations they may have in place regarding past COVID-19 infections.

Anyone travelling to Niue by air must complete a Niue Traveller Declaration

You must complete one form per person

Complete your traveller declaration here.

Check you have all the documentation you need

To complete your declaration you will need:

  • Your flight number and date of arrival in Niue
  • The passport you are entering Niue on
  • Your COVID-19 vaccination or exemption documents
  • Proof of your COVID-19 pre-departure test results, if required
  • Proof of Travel Insurance for Non-residents & Essential Workers

At the airport

You will need to show your passport and visa (if you need one), Niue Traveller Pass and your completed arrival card to Customs on arrival into Niue.

Get your Traveller Pass here

After you arrive in Niue

All persons entering Niue must be tested at the Niue Foou Hospital after they arrive — one on Day 1 (Tuesday) and another one on day 3 (Thursday).  All PCR tests are free of charge.  

Who does not need to test:

  • Children under 3 years 

Testing times at Niue Foou Hospital Drive-through testing centre:

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Niue is currently on Alert Level Yellow 

Read more information here 

There are some things you can do to protect yourself from COVID-19 while travelling.

Maintain hygiene standards at all times

Face masks

We encourage you to wear a face mask when you are out and about.

If you feel unwell

If you feel unwell stay at your accommodation and call Niue Foou Hospital, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on  +4100 for advice and they will let you know.

If you need urgent medical help

Call 999.

If you test positive after arriving in Niue you may not be able to travel.  Make sure you have a plan if you or someone you are travelling with has COVID-19.

If you test positive you will be required to:

    • self-isolate — you should have a plan for this
    • source your own accommodation and pay for this (and meet your other costs). Your travel insurance should cover these costs. 
    • pay for your healthcare costs