For importers

Import letters of credit

Your payment is held by Kiwibank until your supplier sends us documents proving that they've shipped the goods.

Import collections

Your supplier sends us documents proving that they've shipped the goods, and asks us to collect payment for them.

For exporters

Export letters of credit

Your buyer's bank holds your payment until you send them documents proving that you've shipped the goods.

Export collections

We send documents proving that you've shipped the goods to the buyer's bank, and ask the buyer's bank to collect payment for you.


Download Kiwibank’s Disclosure Statement (PDF 2.1 MB) or pick up a copy at your local Kiwibank.