Government Banking

Eligible government agencies can now choose ASB to provide banking services, with the preferential rates of the MBIE All of Government banking contract.

Benefits at a glance

  • Enjoy preferential rates regardless of your agency’s size
  • Deal with a bank that understands the public sector
  • We can integrate with other banks and with your internal systems
  • All eligible government agencies can use ASB to manage customer payments, foreign exchange and credit cards

How it works

ASB’s public sector background

ASB banks many schools and Government agencies, DHBs, universities and councils. We understand the unique requirements of the public sector, your appropriations cycle and the importance of long-term, stable relationship management. Our Government Banking team is on the ground and ready to help.

Transaction Banking

ASB can provide full transaction banking services for any Government agency, council, DHB or school that isn’t one of the 34 Public Service or Non-Public Service departments. This includes bespoke cash management and connectivity options.

Foreign exchange

Any Government agency can choose ASB for its foreign exchange management. We offer IMTs and foreign currency accounts. We can also process your international payment files. Our Global Markets team can help with forward exchange contracts and other currency instruments.

Customer payments

We can help any Government agency accept payments from the public, including businesses or other Government agencies. Our Transaction Banking team are happy to work with you to find the best payment acceptance solution or range of solutions for your agency.

Card services

Reduce your administration load with ASB's online credit card and expense management tools. Card Manager lets you issue and cancel cards to staff members and set their limits and spending rules. Your employees can temporarily lock their card with the free ASB mobile app, and our Spend Clarity for Enterprise expense management system streamlines expense processing. Every Government agency can use ASB for card services.

Additional services

As well as the banking services covered by the MBIE All of Government contract, you can call on ASB for any other banking services as well, including our online tools for managing funds held in trust and lending services, when appropriate.

Get started

01. Engage

MBIE can give you access to the All of Government banking contract. There's a simple process, outlined in this guide.

02. Sign

Once you sign the Letter of Accession, we'll be notified and will be in touch.

03. Talk

We can discuss your banking requirements in depth, and suggest solutions specifically for your agency.

04. Move

If you choose ASB for all or part of your banking, our Transition Team will make the move seamless.

Can we help your business?

If you’d like to see how ASB could improve your banking, contact our Government Banking team.

David Crozier

Associate Director

021 829 779 david.crozier@asb.co.nz

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