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How to send money to New Zealand from USA
We’ll ask for some personal details to create your account and verify your identity.
Electronic verification keeps things moving before we give you a call to make sure you’re good to go.
3. Book your transfer.
Tell us the amount you want to send, or what your recipient needs to receive and see your rate.
4. Send your funds.
You’ll be notified when funds hit our intermediary account. Track your transfer online, in-app or via SMS.
What is the best way to send money to New Zealand from the USA?
When you transfer money to New Zealand with OFX the easiest option is Direct Debit. The agreed amount will be withdrawn from your nominated account and then sent to your recipient.
Otherwise, you can send a wire transfer (bank fees apply) and make your payment online or in-branch.
Please note that payment methods vary based on the currency being sent. Once you lock in your transfer, we will inform you of available payment options.
How long does it take to transfer money to New Zealand from the USA?
Our global network of banking partners enables us to move your money efficiently, through some of the fastest payment schemes available globally.
Most international money transfers to New Zealand are completed within 1-2 business days of OFX receiving your funds.
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Can I send money from an American bank account to New Zealand?
OFX can transfer funds to almost any bank in New Zealand, including, but not limited to:Westpac, ANZ, Bank of New Zealand, ASB
How can I send money to a friend in New Zealand from the USA?
Whether it’s a gift or a lifeline, when you transfer with OFX we can send money straight to your friend’s bank account.
They don’t need to sign up with OFX, all they have to do is share their bank account details with you.
What verification details do I need to provide as a US resident?
Verification helps keep our platform safe from fraud, so we verify the identity of every person who requests an OFX account.
To verify your identity you’ll need your passport, driver’s license or identity card, as well as your social security number.
If you’re making a business money transfer, we’ll also ask for your business registration number. industry, and other additional documentation relevant to your business structure.
Is there any limit on how much money I can send to New Zealand from the US?
OFX does not enforce any limits on the amount of money you may wish to transfer to New Zealand.
Can I send money from New Zealand to the USA instead?
Yes, OFX can send money from New Zealand to the USA.