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Services › Citizenship › Citizenship Forms and Information Brochures
You can download forms and information brochures here. We suggest that you select ‘Open’ to view and print the application form or brochure rather than ‘Save’ as our forms and brochures change from time to time.
Once the form is downloaded to your computer, you can print it, complete it using a pen and return the form and accompanying material to our office.
Citizenship by grant forms If you have moved to New Zealand and want to get citizenship use one of these forms:
Citizenship by descent forms If you were born or adopted outside New Zealand and one of your parents was a New Zealand citizen otherwise than by descent at the time of your birth, then you should use this form:
Other documents and form
Hard copy versions of these form and brochures are available from the Citizenship Office.
Grant of New Zealand Citizenship
Grant of New Zealand Citizenship - Samoan
Translated guide sheets The Citizenship Office has translated guide sheets to help you send us the right documents when applying for the grant of New Zealand citizenship. They also contain useful information on how to obtain documents from overseas if you do not have the original documents.
Some guide sheets are in English and cover India, English-speaking countries (including South Africa and Zimbabwe) and African countries. Guide sheets have also been translated into the following languages:
Confirmation and Denial of New Zealand Citizenship
Deed of Paternity Deed of Paternity forms are used when you need to prove who the father of a child is. This is usually when the father isn’t on the birth certificate.
You need to send the mother’s and father’s passport with the forms.
Renunciation of New Zealand Citizenship