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Levy payments and forms


Payments can be made to our bank account below:

New Zealand Fire Service Commission
Bank Of New Zealand
North End Branch- Wellington


Please ensure that the word “levy” is in the particulars field, and your customer number is in the reference field. Your customer number is written on the top right of all letters that the levy team issue. If you do not know your customer number then please contact us.


Payments can be made by cheque to:


Revenue & Assurance
New Zealand Fire Service
P O Box 2133
Wellington 6040
New Zealand



All payments of levy must be accompanied by the appropriate forms.  If you cannot find your situation in the table below, then please contact us for guidance.




Forms Required

New Zealand based insurer covering assets insured against fire in New Zealand


Form 6

New Zealand based broker places contract of insurance against the risk of fire offshore


Form 1     Form 2

A contract of insurance covering assets in New Zealand against the risk of fire placed with an offshore insurer and NO New Zealand based broker

Direct Payer

Form 2     Form 3

Provision or reserve set aside to cover loss by fire or where there are any other arrangements similar to a contract of fire insurance, but there is no insurance company or broker used anywhere.

Direct Payer

Form 4    Form 5


Completion of Form 2 or Form 5 Statutory Declaration

The Statutory Declaration is a legal document, and must be witnessed in accordance with the Oaths & Declarations Act 1951. If you are completing the form outside of New Zealand, the form must be witnessed according to your local requirements for a formal declaration.

Completed forms can be emailed to or posted to us at the address on the top of the page.


Common errors when calculating and paying levy include:

  • Calculating the levy due based on the premium rather than the insured value or indemnity value
  • Not including GST with payment or using the old GST rate
  • Not calculating levy in $NZD
  • Not converting overseas policies from local currency to $NZD
  • Paying from offshore and not ensuring bank fees/costs are paid in full by the levy payer