International students

We know that you’ll have a lot of things to think about such as making sure you have enough money to pay for your studies, books and living expenses.

Having access to your money and knowing that it's in good hands is important. This way, you can concentrate on your studies rather than banking.

If you open an International Student Account you’ll get:

• no monthly account maintenance fees on your Easy Access account

• no electronic and manual transaction fees

• discounted foreign exchange rate

• 24/7 access to your money via Online Banking and our Westpac branch network across New Zealand

• protection against online fraud with our market leading Online Guardian service

Save even more with International Student Pac

With International Student Pac not only do you get a transaction account with no monthly account or transaction fees, you could also get a credit card with no annual card fee for the first year and an optional foreign currency account.

Find out more


Simply fill in our Open an International Student Account form. We'll get back to you as soon as possible. 

All applications for finance are subject to Westpac’s applicable lending criteria.