Getting your New Zealand bank account
is an easy two-step process.

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  Step 1: Open an ANZ account

Apply online now to open a new ANZ everyday account. Our most popular account for people moving to New Zealand is our ANZ Go account.


Once you've applied for an ANZ account one of our friendly staff will contact you to proceed with your application. Please note, you will be asked to provide the following documents:



Please note, you will need to activate your new ANZ account when you arrive in New Zealand within 90 days of opening it.


Once we’ve opened your new ANZ account, we’ll send you confirmation of the account details. This means you can deposit money into your new account before you arrive in New Zealand.


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  Step 2: Activate your ANZ account
  when you arrive

When you arrive in New Zealand, simply visit your designated branch with your passport, account details and proof of address, and we’ll activate your account so you can withdraw cash, pay bills, transfer money, and more.

ANZ helps you open an account before you arrive

ANZ really made it simple for
me to arrange my bank
account in New Zealand
before I arrived. They gave me
all the information I needed.

After you’ve arrived

Once you’ve arrived in New Zealand, our International and Migrant Banking team can
introduce you to your local ANZ Personal Banker. Your Personal Banker can help you 
understand how banking works in New Zealand and help you achieve your goals.

Settling into New Zealand

At ANZ, we can help you with a lot more than your everyday banking.
We offer a full range of services and we can help you organise all your
financial needs in New Zealand, including:


  • Buying a home
  • Investing
  • Protecting yourself and your family with comprehensive insurance; or
  • Starting a business.

We also offer a range of special packages and benefits to help you get more from your new life:


Open an ANZ bank account before you arrive
in New Zealand. It’s easy.

For personal help, contact our International and Migrant Banking team.

Call back icon Request a call back Phone icon +64 9 634 5940* (Monday – Friday, 7.00am – 6.30pm NZ time)


* International toll call charges apply.