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Moving to New Zealand?

We can help with opening a bank account before you arrive.

How it works

Open your account in 3 simple steps:


  • Contact us within 90 days of your arrival to New Zealand.
  • We’ll help you with your application. Note, you’ll need a copy of your passport(s) and a copy of your visa from Immigration New Zealand (if applicable).
  • Once we’ve received everything we need, we’ll email within 3 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.

Get in touch today


Email us:


+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 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 166kB)ANZ EFTPOS Card and ANZ Visa Debit Card Conditions of Use (PDF 103kB), and ANZ Electronic Banking Conditions (PDF 129kB).

This material is for information purposes only. We recommend seeking financial advice about your situation and goals before getting a financial product. To talk to one of our team at ANZ, please call 0800 269 296 (or +64 4 470 3142 from overseas, charges may apply), or for more information about ANZ’s financial advice service or to view our financial advice provider disclosure statement see