Residing in certain Pacific countries
New Zealand has a special portability arrangement which covers 22 Pacific countries. You can reside in any one of these countries and continue to get some or all of your payments. You need to contact us at least six weeks before you leave New Zealand.
- Some Pacific countries are covered by a special portability arrangement with New Zealand. This mean you can take your NZ Super or Veteran's pension with you.
- You must be resident and present in New Zealand when you apply.
Our International Services team specialise in paying New Zealand benefits and pensions overseas. They are the best people to contact for questions about getting your New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran's Pension while travelling or residing overseas.