Pay a fine by internet banking

You can pay a fine by automatic payment from your bank account.

From your internet banking page search for 'Ministry of Justice - Fines' in payees. You can also use these account details:

Account name: Ministry of Justice - Fines

Account number: 03-0049-0001055-01

To make sure your payments go into the right account use these references:

Particulars: The last name and initials of the person who owes the fines (for example, SMITH JS). If you are an employer making bulk payments, put your company name.

Code: The letter 'P' then your 10-digit fine (PPN) number (for example, P1234567890). You can find your PPN on any letter about the fine. For bulk payments, put 'Salary/Wages'.

Reference: The word FINES

Employers making bulk payments must provide a payment schedule

If you are making payments in bulk, remember to send us a schedule with details of the payments so we can allocate the money correctly. This must be in an excel format.

Payment schedule template for employer [XLSX, 13 KB]

Find out more about making bulk payments

To send us a payment schedule or ask a question about one, email

Transferring money from outside New Zealand

If you want to transfer money to the Ministry of Justice from overseas, some banks will ask for extra information. This may include Swift codes or BSB numbers, which are used by Australian banks.

The Swift code for the Ministry of Justice is: WPACNZ2W

The Sort code, BSB, and National Clearing Code for fines payments are all: 03 0049

Find out more about transferring money from overseas on the Westpac website(external link)

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