An overseas entity from a country that’s a participant in the Asia Region Funds Passport regime may be able to extend an offer into NZ. The offeror must first be approved as a foreign passport fund by the Financial Markets Authority, and must be registered as a financial service provider in New Zealand.
Seeking approval to become a foreign passport fund
If you want to register an offer in New Zealand under the Funds Passport regime you must be approved by the Financial Markets Authority.
You will also need to be registered as a Financial Service Provider and have the financial service ‘Participating in an FMC offer as an issuer or offeror of financial products’.
Registering an overseas offer
Make sure you sure have all the information and documents you'll need to complete your online application.
Keeping foreign passport fund offers up to date
If you made an offer under the Asia Region Funds Passport regulations you'll need to meet certain compliance obligations, and keep your offer details up to date.
More 'Overseas issuers' guides:
- Find out what information and documents you need to provide when registering an overseas offer.
- Some online transactions, such as registering an overseas offer, have a fee attached.
- How to update overseas offer details and documents.
- Our guidelines for preparing and uploading documents on the register.
- How and when to notify us of changes to an Australian offer or offeror.
- Find out when you need to file financial statements for an overseas offer.
- Use these forms to give notice or record a new overseas issuer.