Moving to New Zealand

Starting a new life in New Zealand? Whether you want to invest, study, start or buy a business or do something else, ASB has a team of international experts dedicated to helping make your move easy.

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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 internet banking and the ASB Mobile 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.

How can we help you?

Relocating to New Zealand

ASB is one of the country’s largest banks and provides almost every banking service you’ll need to keep managing your money both here and overseas.

Studying in New Zealand

If you are studying or completing an apprenticeship in New Zealand, you can open a Streamline account once you arrive. All you need to do is visit an ASB branch when you arrive.

Starting your business

Is your ambition to be your own boss? We have the business expertise and products to get you off to a great start.

Banking in New Zealand

Here's a quick summary of how banking works in New Zealand. You can find information on our currency, payment methods, banking terms and more.

Need help?

Email us

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.

Find a branch

ASB's terms apply.

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