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  • All travellers* must complete a Supervised Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) no more than 24 hours before departure, effective as from flight due 24 October 2022. 
  • All travellers must complete and submit a Niue Traveller Declaration.  This applies to all passengers, including citizens and permanent residents. 

*exceptions see checklist below

Before you travel

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. 

All travellers are required to complete the Niue Travellers Declaration Form, and must receive a Travel Pass for entry into Niue. 

If you do not present your Travel Pass to Niue Immigration Officials on arrival, then you will be denied entry into Niue.

Approval of a Travel Pass is based on meeting all entry requirements, including a negative pre-departure test for COVID-19.  Children under 3 are exempt from pre-departure testing.


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.


  • Those under the age of 3 years are exempt from pre-departure testing.
  • Further exemptions may be granted on ‘exceptional circumstances only’, subject to the Immigration (COVID-19) Regulations 2022.

You must get a COVID-19 pre-departure Supervised Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), the test must be completed no more than 24 hours before your departure to Niue. 

See here for more information: COVID Testing in New Zealand

Please be informed that you will also be required to do a Self-Administered RAT Test on Day 1 and PCR Test Day 3 after arrival in Niue.  These tests are free of charge.

Uploading your test results

Check with your airline about any regulations they may have in place regarding past COVID-19 infections.

All passengers are required to complete a supervised RATs no more than 24 hours before departure.

If you test positive on the Supervised RAT test, you are NOT permitted to travel to Niue.

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 undertake a Self-Administered Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on Day 1 of arrival (Saturday) and have a PCR test at Niue Foou Hospital on Day 3 of arrival (Monday).
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

  • You must wear a face mask when visiting public places for the first 3 days after arriving in Niue — until your Day 3 test is negative.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are at higher risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19 — for example elderly, or people with underlying health conditions.
  • Keep a record of where you go using the RockSafe QR code, or manually signing in.

If you do not comply, you may be fined for breaching the public health order.

Public Health Order for new arrivals into Niue

Niue currently is not on any alert level.


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 for 7 days— 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 any healthcare costs.