If you're planning on bringing items into NZ (importing), or sending items overseas (exporting) that are worth over NZ$1000, you need to apply for a Customs Number.
Alternatively, you can contact a Customs broker to liaise with Customs on your behalf.
If you're applying for yourself as a private individual please complete NZCS 224-A Customs Number Application Private Individual (PDF 818 KB).
If you're applying for a Customs Number so that you can import items for commercial purposes (to sell, to use in a business), please refer to the Client Code webpage.
Email the completed form and a copy of your photo ID to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will receive your Customs Number by email.