Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at
GUIDE TO LIVING AND STUDYING IN NEW ZEALAND – MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service, and can be viewed on their website at www.immigration.govt.nz
MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE
International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.
New Zealand’s COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights) has ended. With case numbers low, most COVID-19 rules were removed on 13 September 2022. Please refer to the detail COVID-19 INFO.