Foreign exchange rates and fees

Find foreign exchange rates if you need to convert foreign currency to or from New Zealand dollars. Make sure you understand the fees associated with Kiwibank foreign currency accounts and transactions.

Indicative foreign exchange rates as at: . Rates subject to change without notice.

Currency

Online (international money transfers and foreign currency accounts)

Loaded™ for Travel

Popular exchange rates

 

AUD - Australian Dollars

GBP - Great Britain Pounds

USD - United States Dollars

JPY - Japanese Yen

EUR - Euros

More foreign exchange rates

 

AED - United Arab Emirates Dirham

CAD - Canadian Dollars

BHD - Bahrain Dinar

CHF - Swiss Francs

CZK - Czech Republic Koruna

DKK - Danish Krone

FJD - Fiji Dollars

HKD - Hong Kong Dollars

HUF - Hungarian Forint

IDR - Indonesian Rupiah

ILS - Israel Shekel

KES - Kenyan Shilling

KWD - Kuwait Dinar

MXN - Mexican Pesos

NOK - Norwegian Krone

PGK - Papua New Guinea Kina

PHP - Philippines Pesos

PKR - Pakistan Rupee

PLN - Poland Zloty

SAR - Saudi Arabian Riyal

SBD - Solomon Islands Dollars

SEK - Swedish Krona

SGD - Singapore Dollars

THB - Thailand Baht

TOP - Tongan Pa’anga

TRY - Turkish Lira

VUV - Vanuatu Vatu

WST - Samoan Tala

ZAR - South African Rand

Currency

Online (international money transfers and foreign currency accounts)

Loaded™ for Travel

Popular exchange rates

 

AUD - Australian Dollars

GBP - Great Britain Pounds

USD - United States Dollars

JPY - Japanese Yen

EUR - Euros

More foreign exchange rates

 

AED - United Arab Emirates Dirham

CAD - Canadian Dollars

BHD - Bahrain Dinar

CHF - Swiss Francs

CZK - Czech Republic Koruna

DKK - Danish Krone

FJD - Fiji Dollars

HKD - Hong Kong Dollars

HUF - Hungarian Forint

IDR - Indonesian Rupiah

ILS - Israel Shekel

KES - Kenyan Shilling

KWD - Kuwait Dinar

MXN - Mexican Pesos

NOK - Norwegian Krone

PGK - Papua New Guinea Kina

PHP - Philippines Pesos

PKR - Pakistan Rupee

PLN - Poland Zloty

SAR - Saudi Arabian Riyal

SBD - Solomon Islands Dollars

SEK - Swedish Krona

SGD - Singapore Dollars

THB - Thailand Baht

TOP - Tongan Pa’anga

TRY - Turkish Lira

VUV - Vanuatu Vatu

WST - Samoan Tala

ZAR - South African Rand

Fees

Here are the fees you pay for foreign currency accounts or transactions on our everyday banking accounts. NZD account refers to your everyday banking account which can be used for foreign currency transactions.

There are also credit card, ATM and Visa Debit international fees which are set out in the credit cards and accounts sections.

Account fees

 

Monthly account maintenance fees

Free for foreign currency accounts.

Service fees

 

Foreign currency cheque or draft collection fee

When you deposit a foreign currency cheque or draft into your foreign currency account or NZD account, and the foreign currency cheque or draft is sent for collection.

NZ$60 per cheque or draft (charged to your NZD account).

Other banks involved in processing the foreign currency cheque or draft will charge collection fees. These fees vary from bank to bank. We’ll pass these fees on to you.

Foreign currency cheque or draft dishonour fee

When a foreign currency cheque or draft is dishonoured.

Other banks involved in processing the foreign currency cheque or draft will charge dishonour fees. These fees may vary from bank to bank. We’ll pass these fees on to you.

International bank draft stop fee

When you ask us to stop an international bank draft.

NZ$15 per stop.

Inward international payment fee (into your foreign currency account)

When you receive an international payment from an overseas bank account into your foreign currency account.

NZ$12 equivalent per transfer.

Outward international payment fee – international direct credits and international money transfers

When you send an international payment to an overseas bank account from your NZD account or your foreign currency account.

NZ$25 equivalent when done person to person at your local Kiwibank or by fax.

NZ$20 equivalent when done by internet banking.

With international direct credits, there are no fees for the recipient, i.e. what you send is what they get. With international money transfers, other banks involved in processing the transfer may deduct fees from the amount transferred. These fees vary from bank to bank.

Inward international payment fee (into your NZD account)

When you receive an international payment from an overseas bank account into your NZD account.

NZ$12 transfer.

If the overseas bank sends the payment via another New Zealand bank, then that bank’s fee will apply.

Other banks involved in processing the transfer may deduct fees from the amount transferred. These fees vary from bank to bank.

Outward international payment investigation/amendment/cancellation fee

When you ask for an investigation in respect of an international payment, or ask for the amendment or cancellation of an international payment.

NZ$25 per investigation, amendment or cancellation.

Other banks involved in the amendment or cancellation may charge fees. These fees vary from bank to bank. We’ll pass these fees onto you.

Transfers (for electronic transfers between your Kiwibank foreign currency accounts and NZD accounts)

Free.

You should note that free transfers are only between Kiwibank accounts that are in the same name.