Account at a glance
Accounts are on call, so you can access your account when you need to through internet banking.
Your unique account number can be used by others to pay directly into your account.
You can have multiple accounts in different currencies.
Convert currency when you think exchange rates are favourable.
There’s no card access and you can’t withdraw cash directly – you can use your FCA to transfer funds electronically between other accounts all over the world.
Accounts are available in:
- Australian Dollars
- Canadian Dollars
- Danish Krone
- Great Britain Pounds
- Hong Kong Dollars
- Japanese Yen
- Norwegian Krone
- Singapore Dollars
- South African Rand
- Swedish Krona
- Swiss Francs
- US Dollars
To open a Kiwibank Foreign Currency Account, you’ll need to have a Kiwibank everyday account in New Zealand Dollars and a minimum deposit of $500 NZD.
Depositing money into your FCA
To deposit a cheque or bank draft, complete a foreign currency account collection form (PDF 54.5 KB) and send it with your foreign cheques or drafts to:
Kiwibank Level 1 7 Waterloo Quay Wellington New Zealand Attention: International Services Team
Kiwibank takes no responsibility for your deposit until it has been signed for at this address. We recommend you use a courier service to track your delivery.
Please note that you can't deposit foreign cash into your foreign currency account.