Embassy of New Zealand in Washington


The New Zealand Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes New Zealand interests in the United States. The embassy of New Zealand also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The New Zealand Embassy in Washington is headed by Mr Michael Kenneth Moore - Ambassador of New Zealand to the United States.


New Zealand Embassy in Washington, the United States 37 Observatory Circle, NW Washington D.C. 20008 United States


(+1) 202 328 4800


(+1) 202 667 5227






Mr Michael Kenneth Moore - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the New Zealand embassy in Washington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for New Zealand

For all New Zealand visa related matters contact the embassy in Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.nzembassy.com/usa ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 202 328 4800 or email wshinfo@mfat.govt.nz

Consulates of New Zealand in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional New Zealand consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the New Zealand consulates in the United States.

New Zealand Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, New Zealand has consulates in the following cities: Atlanta, Burlington, Chicago, Concord, Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the New Zealand Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to New Zealand as wel as for New Zealand citizens in United States. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, New Zealand nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.