Making and receiving overseas payments

Timing is important when it comes to exchanging your money. We have options that make it easy for you to convert to and from New Zealand dollars, and receive and make payments when it suits you.

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Great reasons to choose us

  • Send money overseas easily using FastNet Classic internet banking. Not a customer? You can send money overseas at any ASB branch
  • Get competitive exchange rates and fees from one of New Zealand’s biggest banks
  • Receive overseas payments directly into your ASB transaction, savings or Foreign Currency Account
  • Choose when to exchange - keep your money in your ASB Foreign Currency Account until you’re ready


Have an ASB Foreign Currency Account?

Log in to FastNet Classic internet banking or the ASB Mobile app to start transacting. 

Operating a Foreign Currency Account is easy. See our guide on managing your foreign currency.

If you need help, call the Global Markets team on 0800 806 280 or +64 9 302 3055.

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Options to consider

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01. Check

Check current exchange rates.

02. Calculate

Use our calculator to find out what your money is worth in another currency.

03 a. Send

Decide how you'd like to send the money. You can order a foreign cheque or an international money transfer

03 b. Receive

Provide the sender with your ASB account details and ASB's SWIFT Code/BIC - ASBBNZ2A.

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Do it online

Order foreign cash through FastNet Classic internet banking or the ASB Mobile Banking app. Make an international money transfer on FastNet Classic or FastNet Business internet banking.

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Call us

We’re here to help.

0800 803 804

Call us from overseas

You can call us during New Zealand business hours (international toll charges apply).

+64 9 306 3000

Visit a branch

Exchange a range of currencies at any ASB branch across New Zealand.

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Guides to get you there

ASB’s terms apply. Fees may change. Refer to asb.co.nz for other fees and charges. 

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