Quarantine free travel is between New Zealand and the Cook Islands only and you must have been resident in New Zealand for 14 consecutive days prior to travel. You will not be required to quarantine or self-isolate in the Cook Islands OR on your return to New Zealand.
You must ensure that if you leave New Zealand you are legally able to return to New Zealand. Refer to the Cook Islands Government Travel Advisory for more information.


1. Cook safe plus, blue tooth contact tracing app, is required by the health department. You can download it at home at


2. New Zealand to the Cook Islands

Before you depart New Zealand, all travelers (CI residents & visitors) must complete the Online Contact Information for travel into the Cook Islands form. You must complete this form within 24 hours prior to your flight’s departure.


3. The Cook Islands to New Zealand

Before you depart the Cook Islands, all travelers (CI residents & visitors) must complete the mandatory online Nau Mai Ra contact tracing form as required by NZ Health & Immigration. You must have completed this form before you check-in for your flight. Air NZ check-in staff will ask for verification of completed form.

4. Current Alert level is Green 1, Covid-19 is not present in the Cook Islands and is controlled in New Zealand with no community transmission.