Student loans Dates
AUG 28Student loan interim payments are due. They count towards your end-of-year repayment obligation.
SEP 30Student loan payments are due if you're based overseas and do not have a temporary repayment suspension.
JAN 15Student loan interim payments are due. They count towards your end-of-year repayment obligation.
Check you are eligible to apply
Gather your information
We will need:
- a letter from you that says why you are applying to keep your student loan interest free
- all the supporting documents required for your scenario.
Log into myIR
Go to your student loan account, in the 'I want to' section, select 'Apply for overseas interest free'.
You can attach your supporting documents to the application.
You will need to register for myIR if you have not done this before.
If you do not have a myIR account, you will need to register for myIR or contact us.
What happens next
We’ll try to get back to you within 10 working days.
Our reply may take longer if you send your request through by mail.
It is important to keep your contact details up to date in myIR.
If you do not have a myIR account, you can send your application by mail:
PO Box 39010
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045