No, the Citizenship Endorsement is not a visa, it is a record of your NZ citizenship.
Lost my expired passport.
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What should I do if my passport is stolen or lost while I'm travelling? Can I get a passport urgently? What is a visa, and do I need one to travel overseas?
The Visa Application can take between 3 weeks to 12 weeks to be processed and you will need to surrender your New Zealand passport with your
Full detail on passports, visas and entry requirements for New Zealand, including types, costs, entry with children and pets.
The easiest thing to do in this case would be apply for renewal of a passport. The UK Border Agency allows you to keep your UK visa on an old passport and use the new passport for stamping during entry/exit.
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Not looking forward to having to renew it in two years time but hopefully that process will be a bit easier. Congratulations on your NZ visa!