A credit card with a higher credit limit, built-in travel insurance and up to 55 interest-free days on purchases.

Travel advisory

If you're planning on travelling overseas, or you're already abroad, please be aware that there's no cover for coronavirus-related claims on your Credit Card Travel Insurance, which is underwritten by Tower.

Find out more at Tower.

Key features and benefits

  • Standard purchase interest rate of .

  • Built-in overseas travel insurance if you pay for your travel and/or accommodation before you leave New Zealand. Other conditions apply.

  • Maximum credit limit of $20,000, minimum credit limit of $8,000.

Interest rates and fees

Interest rates are subject to change.

Account fee (every six months)


Waived if you have an outstanding home loan balance or deposits of at least $150,000 with Kiwibank.

Joint/additional cardholder account fee (every six months)

$10 per card

We’ll waive this fee if you’ve an outstanding home loan balance or deposits of $150,000 or more with Kiwibank on the fee assessment date.

Interest rate on purchases

Interest rate on cash advances

Interest free days

Up to 55

Interest free period applies provided you pay off your entire balance each month by the due date. Interest free period doesn't apply to cash advances or balance transfers.

Balance transferred from a non-Kiwibank credit card


Minimum credit limit


Late payment fee

When your minimum payment isn’t received by us on or before the payment date shown in your monthly statement

$5 per late payment

Please note when your monthly statement shows an amount due immediately, any payment you make will be applied to this amount before being applied to your minimum payment. This means that you must pay both amounts to avoid being charged this fee.

How it works

Apply now

To apply for Platinum Visa, you must be at least 18 years of age, a New Zealand permanent resident and have a good credit history.

New to Kiwibank?

Apply right here, right now. We'll let you know exactly what you need and you may be approved on the spot.

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Already a Kiwibank customer?

Log in to Internet Banking or our mobile app and go to Apply & Open to make it happen.

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If you’re new to Kiwibank, we’ll need to see some ID to verify your identity and address.

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