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Services › Citizenship › Am I a New Zealand Citizen?

You may already be a New Zealand citizen if you were: For further information see How do I Prove that I am a New Zealand Citizen?

If you do not fit into one of the above you may wish to apply for a grant of New Zealand citizenship. For further information see General Requirements for a Grant of New Zealand Citizenship.