Make a lump sum payment to legal aid

If you are required to, or wish to, make a lump sum payment to legal aid, you can do this via:

Internet banking

These are the details you need to make an online payment to the Legal Aid Debt Management Group:

FieldDetailsNote
Payee name Ministry of Justice - Legal Aid same for every bank
Particulars Your legal aid number For example, 06W123456 or 16345678
Code Your name and initials For example, Doe J D
Reference   stays blank

Find a payee

To find a payee in internet banking:

  1. log in to your bank
  2. go to 'Pay a bill' or something similar
  3. search for the payee by entering 'justice' – this will bring up a list
  4. select payee: Ministry of Justice – Legal Aid

Note: You can save Legal Aid as a payee, make a one-off payment and set up an arrangement this way. You can use the same function if they have an automatic payment form from the Debt Management Group.

Cheque

Send cheque payments to:

  • Debt Management Group
    SX11295
    Wellington

Remember to include your full name and legal aid number with your cheque so we know who the payment has come from.

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