Send money to New Zealand from the UK online, in person, or on the move via our app – whatever works for you.
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Ways to send money to New Zealand
Ways to receive money in New Zealand
Start money transfers to New Zealand with the Western Union® app. Send funds to friends and family on the go or start transfers on your phone and pay in-store.Download the Western Union app
Prefer sending money face-to-face? With thousands of Western Union agent locations around the UK, it’s easy to move your money in person.Find a local agent location
Send money to New Zealand direct to most major bank accounts – including those held with ANZ Bank New Zealand, Kiwibank and Westpac.Learn more about receiving money
Whether you send money to Auckland or Wellington, Hamilton or Tauranga, you can arrange for your loved ones to pick up their cash at hundreds of agent locations in New Zealand.Discover agent locations
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit1 or debit card
Easily track a transfer to New Zealand in real time – whether you’re the sender or receiver.
Speed up future money transfers to New Zealand by saving your receiver’s details.
Send money to New Zealand on the go, from almost anywhere.
Send money to most major banks
Send money to New Zealand from the UK directly to your receiver’s bank account. Easily transfer funds online to most major bank accounts in New Zealand.Send money
Get a free estimate before you send
Know the full and transparent costs of your online money transfer to New Zealand before you send. Use our estimator to check current GBP to NZD exchange rates and any transfer fees2 with no obligation.Get an estimate
Have your receiver’s details ready
Speed up the process of sending money to New Zealand by making sure you get your receiver’s bank details and account number before you start.Log in now
At Western Union, fraud prevention and protecting your personal information is a priority. That’s why all transfers are encrypted.
There are many ways to pay for money transfers to New Zealand with Western Union. Cover the costs in person or online, with a bank account, debit or credit1 card, or cash. Pay the way that suits you.
Our network reaches more than 200 countries and territories, meaning you can send money to New Zealand and beyond. Reach your loved ones wherever they may roam.
Our goal has always been to help our customers move their money where it’s needed most. It’s something we’ve been doing since 1851.
It’s quick and easy to register for a free Western Union profile, so you can start sending money in minutes.
Ensure your money reaches its destination in New Zealand with Western Union’s transfer tracker.
Arrange your money transfers to New Zealand in advance by choosing a transfer date and time that suits you and your receiver.
It’s easy to send money to New Zealand online. First you need to log in or register for a free profile. Once you’re logged in, simply move money with the following steps:
1. Select ‘Send now’ and set the destination as New Zealand.
2. Enter the amount you would like to transfer and whether your receiver wants the money to their bank account or for cash pickup.
3. Choose your payment method by selecting either bank transfer, online bank transfer using Sofort or credit1/debit card. Click ‘Continue’.
4. Choose whether you want to send money to somebody new or a previous receiver. If you’re sending money for cash pickup, you’ll need to enter some of their personal details, the purpose of the transfer and source of funds. You’ll need the receiver’s bank account information if sending money to their bank account.
5. Pay for your transfer and wait for the receipt to arrive. This will come with a tracking number (MTCN) that will allow you to both keep track of the transfer.
To send money to a New Zealand bank account online, select ‘Bank account’ as the delivery method when arranging a transfer and how much you wish to send. Then simply provide the necessary bank details when requested, such as the:
You will also need to choose a purpose for the transaction and the source of funds.
It’s easy to transfer money to New Zealand with Western Union. The essential information you need to send money online to New Zealand includes:
With Western Union, you will be able to send up to 50,000 GBP to New Zealand via bank transfer straight to their bank account. If you’re paying using a bank card, then you can transfer up to 4,000 GBP. Cash pickup is available for transfers up to 5,000 GBP – as long as you pay in-store. If you transfer money using cash pickup online it’s 4,000 GBP. Our easy-to-use price estimator provides you with all the information you need.
The cost of sending money to New Zealand varies, depending on the amount you want to transfer, your chosen payment and receiving methods, the current GBP/NZD exchange rate and any other transfer fees2. Use our price estimator to see how much your transfer could cost, with no obligation.
Send money to New Zealand from an agent location by following these steps:
For a faster checkout at an agent location, you can begin your transfer online or via the app, before paying with cash in-store. Just make sure you complete the transfer in-store within 24 hours and bring your photo ID.
The length of time your money transfer to New Zealand takes depends on a few factors, including your chosen method of transfer and how your loved one wants to receive their money. If they want to receive it to their bank account, then this can take up to four business days. However, their money could arrive in minutes3 if they opt for cash pickup.
For peace of mind, you can track your transfers to monitor them in real time.
1 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.
2 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.
3 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.