RealMe® is a secure online identity verification service provided by the New Zealand Government and New Zealand Post. A verified RealMe account lets you prove your identity online with participating organisations, including BNZ.
How to use RealMe at BNZ
If you’ve verified your identity with RealMe, you can open a transaction or savings account online^ and start using it straight away in Mobile and Internet Banking. We’ll also confirm your account details by email.
Benefits of using RealMe at BNZ
- You can open an account online and start using it immediately.
- You get instant access to Mobile and Internet Banking.
- You won’t have to go into a branch to prove who you are or put a PIN on your Flexi Debit Visa.
- Link your Flexi Debit Visa card in Mobile Banking to start making purchases anywhere that accepts Apple Pay™ or Google Pay™, while you’re waiting for your physical card to arrive.
- It keeps your identity safe when you apply online.
Learn more about RealMe
Get set up with RealMe
Go to www.realme.govt.nz and create an account.