Keeping your bank account details updated means we can pay any refund faster.
You can update your details anytime in myIR.
After logging into myIR, select the 'I want to' tab
Select the 'More' tab
Select the 'Manage refund bank accounts' tab
Add your bank account number
You need to add your bank account number using this format: 00-0000-00000000-0000
We’ll add the extra zeros if you do not add them.
Add the name on your account
We'll need the reference number for a Credit Union or building society account.
Select the account types you want to add the refund bank account for
First time users will need to set full account access in myIR before adding a refund account:
- Go to the myIR homepage.
- Select 'All accounts'.
- Click on an account, eg income tax
- Select 'Full account access' under 'Account permissions' and click 'Save'.
- Change bank account details for any account type.
Submit the change
Log in to myIR
It's important you keep your contact, income type and bank account details updated.
If you're a Working for Families or child support customer you'll also need to tell us about changes to your family situation or income.
You can complete the form and send it to us. The address is on the form.Bank account details confirmation form IRD PDF 97KB Download form