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Are you already a New Zealand citizen?
Time in New Zealand
Intention to Reside
English Language Ability
Responsibility and Privileges
Please Note: This is not an application form
The questions in this self-assessment tool are based on the requirements of the New Zealand Citizenship Act 1977.
The results are only a general guide for you to decide if you meet the requirements for citizenship. They do not form part of the formal assessment process.
A formal assessment of your ability to meet each requirement will be done by the Citizenship Office if you apply for citizenship.
The results obtained from this tool should not be construed as legal advice.
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