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Service changes and updates IR offices, myIR and phone lines (SPK2IR) are unavailable until the morning of Thursday 28 October for planned system maintenance. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) You will not be able to apply for the RSP in myIR until the morning of Thursday 28 October. Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply in myIR from 28 October. Applications for a 4th payment round are planned to open on 29 October. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) The government has announced an increase to the amount and frequency of the RSP from 12 November. Find out more

Te puta atu i a KiwiSaver Opt out of KiwiSaver

 

Gather your information

You will need your:

  • IRD number, address and contact details
  • bank account details for any refunds from us

If applicable, you will need your:

  • employer's business or trade name
  • employer's address or IRD number
  • employment start date
  • written consent from guardians or parents
  • reason for late opt out.

Opt out in myIR

Go to 'I want to' in myIR.

Click on 'opt out of KiwiSaver' and complete the form.

Log into myIR

What happens next

If you opted out online

We’ll notify your employer if you opted out after 8 weeks. They’ll stop deducting KiwiSaver from your pay.

We'll refund you any member contributions your employer has sent us.

Your employer will refund you any remaining member contributions they have deducted from your pay.

It generally takes 30 working days to process a refund.

If you’re opting out within the 8 weeks, give the form to your employer.

Your employer will refund you any contributions they have.

If it’s a late opt out (that's after 8 weeks), send the form to us at the address printed on the form.

Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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