Biosecurity resources for people from India coming to New Zealand

New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules on what you can bring or post here. Find resources, guides, and posters to help people travelling from India understand our biosecurity rules.

Resources you can share about NZ's biosecurity rules

The publications and resources on this page include:

If you belong to a community group, you can encourage your members to share this information with family and friends who are planning to visit New Zealand.

If you're a travel or student agent in India, you can share it with customers who are travelling here. This will help them understand what they will need to do when they arrive.


Posters on declaring prasad and offerings

Use these posters to display in halls or temples or share with friends and family.

Relatives visiting? Tell them to declare prasad and offerings (English) [PDF, 1.6 MB]

In other languages

Hindi: रिश्तेदारों का दौरा? - उन्हें प्रसाद और प्रसाद घोषित करने के लिए कहें [PDF, 1.7 MB]

Gujarati: સબંધીઓની મુલાકાત? - તેમને પ્રસાદ અને પ્રસાદની ઘોષણા કરવાનું જણાવો [PDF, 1.7 MB]

Marathi: नातेवाईक भेट देत आहेत? - त्यांना प्रसाद व अर्पणाची घोषणा करण्यास सांगा [PDF, 1.7 MB]

Punjabi: ਰਿਸ਼ਤੇਦਾਰ ਆ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ? - ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਾਦ ਅਤੇ ਭੇਟਾਂ ਦੀ ਘੋਸ਼ਣਾ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਕਹੋ [PDF, 1.7 MB]

Posters on declaring food and spices

Relatives visiting? Tell them to declare food and spices on their arrival card (English) [PDF, 941 KB]

In other languages

Hindi: रिश्तेदारों का दौरा? - उन्हें अपने आगमन कार्ड पर भोजन और मसाले की घोषणा करने के लिए कहें [PDF, 990 KB]

Gujarati: સબંધીઓની મુલાકાત? - તેમને તેમના આગમન કાર્ડ પર ખોરાક અને મસાલાની ઘોષણા કરવાનું કહો [PDF, 1008 KB]

Marathi: नातेवाईक भेट देत आहेत? - त्यांच्या आगमन कार्डवर खाऊ आणि मसाले जाहीर करण्यास सांगा [PDF, 990 KB]

Punjabi: ਰਿਸ਼ਤੇਦਾਰ ਆ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ? - ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਆਪਣੇ ਪਹੁੰਚਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਕਾਰਡ ਤੇ ਖਾਣਾ ਅਤੇ ਮਸਾਲੇ ਦੇਣ ਲਈ ਕਹੋ। [PDF, 998 KB]

Posters on bringing food and spices

These posters are suitable for travel and student agents in India to display for their clients.

Bringing food and spices to New Zealand? [PDF, 1.6 MB]

In other languages

Hindi: न्यूजीलैंड के लिए भोजन और मसाले लाना [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Gurajati: ન્યુઝીલેન્ડમાં ખોરાક અને મસાલા લાવવું છે? [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Marathi: न्यूझीलंडमध्ये अन्न आणि मसाले आणत आहात? [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Punjabi: ਨਿ Newਜ਼ੀਲੈਂਡ ਲਈ ਭੋਜਨ ਅਤੇ ਮਸਾਲੇ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਆ ਰਹੇ ਹੋ? [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Pictures for social media posts or newsletters

Relatives visiting? Tell them to declare prasad and offerings [JPG, 289 KB]

Bringing food and spices to New Zealand? [JPG, 315 KB]

Packing guide

These fact sheets are suitable for travel and student agents in India to give to their customers.

Packing guide for visitors from India (English) [PDF, 217 KB]

In other languages

Marathii: भारतातील अभ्यागतांसाठी पॅकिंग मार्गदर्शक (ट्रॅव्हल एजंट्ससाठी) [PDF, 629 KB]

Gurajarati: ભારતના મુલાકાતીઓ માટે પેકિંગ માર્ગદર્શિકા (ટ્રાવેલ એજન્ટો માટે) [PDF, 617 KB]

Punjabi: ਭਾਰਤ ਤੋਂ ਆਉਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਯਾਤਰੀਆਂ ਲਈ ਪੈਕਿੰਗ ਗਾਈਡ (ਟਰੈਵਲ ਏਜੰਟਾਂ ਲਈ) [PDF, 614 KB]

Hindi: भारत से आगंतुकों के लिए पैकिंग गाइड (ट्रैवल एजेंटों के लिए) [PDF, 627 KB]

New Zealand Government arrival booklet

This booklet is suitable for travel agents in India to give to their customers.

New Zealand Government arrival booklet (English) [PDF, 1.1 MB]

In other languages

Hindi: न्यूजीलैंड सरकार आगमन पुस्तिका [PDF, 846 KB]

Marathi: न्यूझीलंड सरकार आगमन पुस्तिका [PDF, 794 KB]

Gujarati: ન્યુ ઝિલેન્ડ સરકાર આગમન પુસ્તિકા [PDF, 842 KB]

Punjabi: ਨਿ Zealandਜ਼ੀਲੈਂਡ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੀ ਆਮਦ ਦੀ ਕਿਤਾਬਚਾ [PDF, 763 KB]

Find out more

For more extensive biosecurity information for travellers, refer to:

Items to declare from India (English)

Items to declare from all countries (English)

Online tool: Can I bring or post it to New Zealand? (English)

Contact us 

If you have questions about what you can bring into New Zealand, email info@mpi.govt.nz

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