Relocating to New Zealand

Starting a new life in New Zealand? ASB is one of the country’s largest banks and provides almost every banking service you’ll need to manage your money here and overseas.

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Great reasons to choose us

  • An ASB Relocation Specialist will help you to get settled quickly
  • Change currencies and manage your money easily anywhere and anytime with FastNet Classic internet banking and the ASB Mobile app
  • Awarded New Zealand Bank of the Year by The Banker Magazine, UK, for the third year running (and 11 times in 14 years)
  • Set up your account before you leave with someone who speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Hindi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Marathi or English
  • Access exclusive Premium and Private Banking services
  • We've got branches across the country and are one of New Zealand's largest banks - and part of the Commonwealth Banking Group

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ASB Suburb Seeker helps you narrow your search and quickly identify suburbs where homes suiting your needs have sold within your budget. You might want a house close to the city or a big home with lots of space and schools in the area. Whatever you’re looking for ASB Suburb Seeker could make it easier to get your search started.

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Options to consider

Get started today

01. Enquire

Enquire online.

02. Arrange

An ASB Relocation Specialist will be in touch to help you open your account and move your money to New Zealand.

03. Visit

When you arrive, visit any ASB branch. We’ll verify your identification and address and help you to get settled.

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Any questions?

We'll help you with your international banking query.

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Call us from New Zealand

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 9 448 4340

Visit a branch

When you’re here, come and see us at one of our many branches across New Zealand.

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Everything in one place

ASB offers a complete banking service – bank accounts, credit cards, loans, insurances, mortgages, investments and business banking. Bank with us and you can have everything in the one place, making it easier for you to manage your finances.

Help with local information

There’s alot to figure out when you move countries – from how the health system works, to housing, schooling and tax. To help you get started check out our Getting started in New Zealand guide, or get in touch with us and we’ll help answer any questions you may have.

Here when you need us

We have a large network of people who are here to help. Visit us at one of our many branches around the country, email internationalbanking@asb.co.nz or call us on 0800 803 804. If you’re calling from overseas, call +64 9 448 4340 during New Zealand business hours (international toll charges will apply).

We speak your language

Sometimes it's good to get help in your home language. Our international banking team has members who are fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Hindi, Gujarat, Sindhii and Marathi. Email internationalbanking@asb.co.nz and we’ll arrange for you to talk to the right person.

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