Why join us? Because as well as being proud Kiwis, we’re also very proud to be a mutual bank which means we’re owned by you - our customers. So that’s why everything we do, every decision we make, is all about you.  We’d love you to join us and it’s so easy to join! You can open a savings account, an everyday Lite account, a credit card or a term deposit right here, right now.


Already an SBS member?

To Open Online

You'll need to have

  • 5 - 7 minutes
  • An active smartphone
  • A valid email address

You need to be

  • At least 18 years old
  • Completing the application yourself
  • Opening an account for personal use

You need to have available

  • Login information for internet banking
  • Secure internet access

New to SBS Bank?

(Or not registered for Internet Banking)

To Open Online

You'll need to have

  • 5 - 10 minutes
  • An active NZ smartphone
  • A valid email address

You need to be

  • At least 18 years old
  • A New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Completing the application yourself
  • Opening an account for personal use

You need to have available

  • Your NZ driver licence or NZ or Australian passport
  • Your NZ IRD number
  • Your full-page proof of residential address
  • Secure Internet Access



Or if you’d prefer to chat to one of our helpful team simply fill in the form below and we’ll get in touch!