Immigration, Cook Islands

Cook Islands Immigration visa and permit process changes


Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 2 June 2023 - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI) have initiated an awareness campaign to engage the public on changes to the Cook Islands immigration visa and permit regime that will support the full implementation of the Cook Islands Immigration Act 2021.

The awareness campaign is underway and will be delivered by the Immigration team of MFAI to stakeholders throughout June. The Immigration Act was passed on 6 December 2021, and the Immigration Regulations were approved by Cabinet on 18 April 2023.