Time it Takes to Send Money from New Zealand to India

There are several ways to send money from New Zealand to India. The table below shows the charges and time it takes to send money from New Zealand to India. Please select the best option depending on your needs.

Time and Charges for Sending Money from New Zealand to India

Money Transfer Operators: Money transfer operators (MTOs) are financial companies (but usually not banks) engaged in cross border transfer of funds using either their internal system or using their collaborations with other international banking networks. Eg: Wise, Western Union. 

SWIFT: Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Offline money transfer facility that can be availed at bank branches overseas)

Foreign Currency Demand Drafts: A form of demand draft made in foreign currency at various bank branches located overseas to remit money to India. The equivalent amount in INR will be debited for remittance

Time and Charges

PlaceInternet/Mobile BankingMoney Transfer OperatorsAgentsForeign Currency Demand DraftSWIFT Transfers
New ZealandSame Day – 6 days
Fee 0-30 NZD + Exchange rate costs  
In minutes – 5 days
Fee 0 – 6.99 NZD +  Exchange Rate 
Cash immediate or 1-2 days
Fee 0 or 4 NZD and above
1 – 3 days

.2% Draft making charges + Rs.85 
1-2 days
Service tax on foreign currency conversion + any remitting bank charge
Time and Charges

FAQ

What is the best operator to send money from New Zealand to India ?

Wise is the best rated operator to send money from New Zealand to India.

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