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Moving to New Zealand?

Open a bank account with ANZ before you arrive; that's one less thing to worry about.

How it works

Open your account in 3 simple steps:

       Apply online

  • Apply online within 90 days of your arrival to New Zealand
  • Once you've submitted your application, we'll email you asking for a copy of both your visa from Immigration New Zealand and your passport(s)
  • Once we've received these copies, we'll email within 2 working days with confirmation of your account details and how to pre-book a branch appointment.

Account opened with limited access 

         Before you arrive in New Zealand you can:

  • Transfer funds into your account
  • Pre-book a branch appointment for a date and time which suits you.

Full account access

  • Activate your account upon arrival to New Zealand by attending an ANZ branch appointment to complete your identity check.

Choose an account

Whatever your reason for moving to New Zealand, we have a bank account suited to your needs.

Select your New Zealand visa option below:

Based on the visa type you have selected, the below accounts could be an option for you.
We have other everyday and savings accounts which may also be of interest.

Bank the way you want to with no transaction fees

Eligible for our Migrant Banking Package benefits (details below) with a Resident or Work Visa

Our Migrant Banking Package is designed to help you hit the ground running as soon as you arrive in New Zealand. Package benefits include:

  • ANZ Freedom account - We’ll waive the Monthly Account fee for the first 12 months on new or existing accounts. 
  • ANZ Personal Credit Card - We’ll waive the Annual fee (including additional card fee) for the first 12 months on one new or existing ANZ personal credit card. 
  • ANZ Personal Lending - If you ask when you apply, we’ll waive the application fee.
  • Lifestyle benefits - Free Vodafone Prepay mobile SIM loaded with $5 credit, 10% off Rydges Hotel bookings when booked on rydges.com and 10% Hertz car rental when booked on hertz.co.nz

 

 

$0

Monthly account fee for 12 months with a Resident or Work Visa

$5 monthly account fee thereafter - waived each month if you deposit at least $2,500 into your accountdisclaimer


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Transaction feesdisclaimerdisclaimer

 

$0

ANZ Visa Debit card annual feedisclaimer


Great if you bank electronically and want to save on monthly account fees

 

$0

Monthly account fee

 

$0

Automated transaction feedisclaimer

 

 

$3

Manual transaction fee per transactiondisclaimer

(cheques and staff-assisted transactions)

 

$10

ANZ Visa Debit card annual feedisclaimer


  • Unlimited free automated transactionsdisclaimer
  • Overdraft available on applicationdisclaimer
  • Joint account option available

Get rewarded with Premium interest and grow your savings faster

 

Total interest rate

 Standard interest +
 Premium interest

 

$0

Monthly account fee

 

Deposit fee

Unlimited free automated and manual deposits

 

Withdrawal fee

First withdrawal in a month is free, $5 per month for two or more withdrawals

Automated and manual withdrawal feedisclaimerdisclaimer(Electronic payments and staff-assisted transactions)

 
  • Great if you want to build your savings over time.
  • Rewards you with Premium interest if you make no withdrawals and deposit $20 or more (not including credit interest) on or before the last business day of the month.
  • Dip into your savings if you need to and still earn Standard interest (one free withdrawal per month)disclaimer.

Based on the visa type you have selected, the below accounts could be an option for you.
We have other everyday and savings accounts which may also be of interest.

Great if you bank electronically and want to save on monthly account fees

 

$0

Monthly account fee

 

$0

Automated transaction feedisclaimer

 

 

$3

Manual transaction fee per transactiondisclaimer

(cheques and staff-assisted transactions)

 

$10

ANZ Visa Debit card annual feedisclaimer


  • Unlimited free automated transactionsdisclaimer
  • Overdraft available on applicationdisclaimer
  • Joint account option available




Bank the way you want to with no transaction fees

 

$5

Monthly account fee

waived each month if you deposit at least $2,500 into your accountdisclaimer


$0

Transaction feesdisclaimerdisclaimer


 

$0

ANZ Visa Debit card annual feedisclaimer


Easy saving with online access anytime

 

Flat interest rate

 

$0

Monthly account fee

 

$0

Automated and manual deposit feedisclaimerdisclaimer

 

 

$0

Automated withdrawal feedisclaimer (one-off electronic payments)

 

 

$3 per transaction

Manual withdrawal feedisclaimer (staff-assisted transactions)

 
  • Great if you need to dip into your savings from time-to-time
  • Simple and easy to manage with ANZ Internet Banking and goMoney appdisclaimer
  • Free automated withdrawals (e.g. ANZ Internet Banking or goMoney app) disclaimer

Account for full-time students and anyone under 21


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Monthly account fee



$0

Transaction feesdisclaimer  disclaimer


 

$0

ANZ Visa Debit card annual feedisclaimer

Get in touch today

 

 

Email us:

movetonz@anz.com

 

+64 9 634 5940*

Monday - Friday: 7am - 6pm NZDT
(except on public holidays)
*International toll charges apply

 

Submit an online call back request form and one of our team will call at a convenient time for you

Call back form

More reasons to choose ANZ

All your financial needs in one place 

From everyday banking, savings accounts, insurance, foreign exchange and more.

Multilingual team

Our team speak a wide range of languages, so whether you’re fluent in English or only speak a little; it’s easy for you to apply for an account.

Flexibile banking

It's easy to bank with us; from our extensive branch network to online and phone banking options, you're always connected.

Our eligibility criteria apply. Fees are subject to change. Non-standard fees may apply. Please use the following links for full details of our Terms and ConditionsFees and Charges (PDF 100kB)ANZ EFTPOS Card and ANZ Visa Debit Card Conditions of Use (PDF 132kB), and ANZ Electronic Banking Conditions (PDF 94kB).

A monthly account fee of $5 will apply if the $2,500 minimum deposit is not met. Deposits exclude transfers between any of your ANZ accounts.

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Automated transactions include EFTPOS, Visa Debit, ATM, and mobile wallet transactions, as well as all electronic payments and other transactions made using ANZ Internet Banking, goMoney, Phone Banking, and ANZ Direct Online. 

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Manual transactions include cheques and transactions handled by our staff for you, including at a branch, by phone, or online. Balances and basic account enquiries at a branch are free. We process any deposits received through ANZ Fast Deposit Boxes as staff-assisted, manual transactions.

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Must be 13 years or over to apply for an ANZ Visa Debit card.

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All overdrafts are subject to application and ANZ eligibility criteria, lending criteria and terms and conditions. Overdraft fees may apply. See ANZ Overdraft for more information.

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Automated transactions include EFTPOS, Visa Debit, ATM, and mobile wallet transactions, as well as all electronic payments and other transactions made using ANZ Internet Banking, goMoney, and Phone Banking. EFTPOS, Visa Debit, ATM and mobile wallet transactions not permitted on the ANZ Serious Saver account.

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Manual transactions include cheques and transactions handled by our staff for you, including at a branch, by phone, or online. Cheque books not permitted on the ANZ Serious Saver account.

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First withdrawal in a month is free, $5 per month for two or more withdrawals. 

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Automated transactions include EFTPOS, Visa Debit, ATM, and mobile wallet transactions, as well as all electronic payments and other transactions made using ANZ Internet Banking, goMoney, and Phone Banking. EFTPOS, Visa Debit, ATM and mobile wallet transactions not permitted on the ANZ Online account.

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Manual transactions include cheques and transactions handled by our staff for you, including at a branch, by phone, or online. Cheque books not permitted on the ANZ Online account.

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Registration is required for ANZ goMoney, ANZ Internet Banking and ANZ Phone Banking. Telephone, mobile operator and internet service provider charges may apply to these services. Eligibility criteria and terms and conditions apply.

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The Visa Debit annual card fee of $10 is waived if the card is linked to an ANZ Jumpstart or ANZ Freedom account.

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