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

  • Set up your new bank account before you arrive in New Zealand with the help of an ASB Relocation Specialist
  • Change currencies and manage your money easily anywhere and anytime with FastNet Classic internal banking and the ASB Mobile Banking app
  • Access to exclusive Premium and Private Banking services
  • We've got branches across New Zealand and we are one of New Zealand's largest banks - and part of the Commonwealth Banking Group


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Apply online to set-up a bank account before you arrive in New Zealand.


An ASB Relocation Specialist will be in touch within 2 business days to request documents for identity verification and to help you set up your account.


Once identity verification is complete, you'll be set-up with an everyday Streamline bank account.

Need help?

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We'll help you with your bank account application enquiry before you arrive.

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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.

Here when you need us

We have a team of people who are here to help. Visit us as one of our many ASB branches across the country or email internationalbanking@asb.co.nz.

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