Sample invitation letter for New Zealand Visitor Visa – Format

How to Write an Invitation Letter for New Zealand visitor visa

When visiting New Zealand, there are some countries who citizens are not required to obtain a visitors visa to visit. However if you are required to apply for a visa, you will require an invitation letter. There is no specific format for writing such a letter. All you need to ensure is that your letter contains all the relevant peices of information.

In summary the following should be on the invitation letter.

Your letter must include the following information about the person being invited:

* Complete name.
* Date of birth.
* The person’s address and telephone number.
* Your relationship to the person being invited.
* The purpose of the trip.
* How long the person you are inviting intends to stay in New Zealand.
* Details on accommodation and living expenses.
* The date the person you are inviting intends to leave New Zealand.

Your letter must also include the following information about the person writing the letter:

* Complete name.
* Date of birth.
* Address and telephone number in New Zealand.
* Occupation in New Zealand.
* Your status in New Zealand.
* A photocopy of documents proving your status in New Zealand and financial Status.

 

Sample Invitation Letter

Below is a sample invitation letter. The names on it are ficticious but this format has been used and visas have been issued using this format. There are other formats that can be used. The most important thing is for the information required to be on it.

Remember that this is just a sample and we are not in any way connected to New Zealand immigation.

 

January 27th, 2010

Daniel Molod,
123 Street Name, Apt 2
city, Postal Code
New Zealand
+Tel (in New Zealand)

To Whom It May Concern:

Application for visitor visa: Samuel Odunuga; May 13 1982; Passprt No: AO3453378

I am writing to confirm I wish to invite Samuel Odunuga to visit me in Auckland, New Zealand, for 3 weeks in order to have a short holiday. I hope he will be able to come on 20th of June 2010.

I am a New Zealand Citizen and Electrical Engineer Working at DemsTech in Auckland. I will be on vacation at that time.

I am able to accommodate him for the duration of his stay in Auckland. Please find attached evidence of my accommodation.

I have enclosed the following documents:
• Copy of passport
• Tenancy agreement

Should you require any additional information please do not hesitate to contact me.

Your faithfully

 

Daniel Molod

Do not forget to send a scanned copy of your passport. You do not have to notarise the letter

ANOTHER SAMPLE INVITATION LETTER

Mary Slessor

(insert your complete Address in New Zealand)

Dear Sir or Madam,

To Whom It May Concern:

Application for New Zealand visitor Visa for Jane Roe; 30th March 1981; Passport Number – A0103310

I am writing to confirm that I wish to invite Jane Roe to visit me in Aucland, New Zealand for 4 weeks in order to have a short holiday. The date she would like to come is July 15, 2010 I would like her to stay with me for the 4 weeks.

I have been studying at Name of University where I recently completed a degree course in Applied Physics and have leave to remain in New Zealand indefinitely.

I am able to accommodate her for the whole duration of her stay in New Zealand and I will also pay for her living expenses. Please find attached evidence of my accommodation and also evidence of my financial status which shows that I am able to meet Jane Roe’s living costs during the time she will be staying with me.

I have enclosed the following documents for your consideration as required:

– Copy of passport and the page with Australian Visa
– Rental Documents as proof of accommodation
– 6 months bank statements

Should you require any additional information please do not hesitate to contact me on (Your telephone number).

Your faithfully,

Signature

Mary Slessor

 

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