- Start importing
- Prohibited and restricted imports
- Import animals
- Commercial ships and cruise liners
- Lodge your import entry
- Valuation for import
- Preferential tariff duty rates
- Customs rulings
- Customs exchange rates
- Import payments and refunds
- Deferred accounts for importers
- Deferred accounts for brokers
- Import forms and documents
- What is excise?
- Apply for a licence
- Lodge your excise entry
- Claim excise duty remission or refund
- Pay excise duty and other charges
- Apply for excise duty credit or drawback
- Moving excisable items
- Changing, suspending or cancelling your licence
- Amend, surrender or transfer your licence
- Change your entry or payment timeframe
- Excise forms and documents
- Advice for exporters, importers and businesses
- Movement of goods
- Customs duties
- Excise clients
- Goods clearance fees deferral
- Lodging of Import Declarations
- Movement of critical supplies
- NZ Maritime Border Controls
- Permits and Carnets
- Point of Care test kits
- Public counters
- Tariff Concessions
- Trade enquiries
If you've received an invoice from Customs, you must pay it in order to receive your items.
There are a number of ways to pay us:
- You'll need your Customs entry or invoice number, on the top right corner of your invoice
- There's a 1.9% surcharge for all credit card payments.
Note: We're unable to accept credit card payments over the phone.
Search for and select New Zealand Customs Service as the payee.
Particulars field: enter your Customs entry or invoice number from the top right corner of your invoice.
If your bank does not have Customs as a pre-loaded payee:
- account name: New Zealand Customs Service
- account number: 03-0049-0000706-20
- Westpac Banking Corporation, New Zealand Government Branch
You must pay using New Zealand dollars.
Swift code: WPACNZ2W