The Online Passport Service and Online Photo Checker Outage - 24th - 25th September 2016 The Online Passport Service and Online Photo Checker will be unavailable between pm Saturday 24th and pm Sunday the 25th September 2016 due to planned system maintenance.
Any incomplete applications saved prior to this date will be lost.
The service will be available again from 10 October 2016. If you have everything below then applying for a passport should take about 10-15 minutes.
We use a Real Me logon to keep your details secure and allow you to save your progress if you need to leave your application and come back.
If you already have a logon that's great, but otherwise you'll be able to create one during the process.
During your application you will need to enter your details exactly as they appear in your passport.
If you can't find your passport you can contact us by Freephone 0800 22 52 12 (New Zealand only) or +64 for advice.
An identity referee is a non-family member that has a New Zealand passport and has known you for more than 1 year.
You will need to tell us your referee's name, date of birth, and passport number exactly as it appears in their passport.
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