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Paying your State business insurance premium is easy - the choice is yours.

  1. Pay by monthly direct debit on the 10th or 20th of each month.
    • Download this direct debit form and complete it and send to State, FreePost Authority Number 754, PO Box 3233, Wellington, 6140.
    • If you wish to pay by direct debit, a higher premium is charged than when you pay a lump sum annual premium.
    • We will send you a letter letting you know when your Direct Debit payment will start once your Direct Debit Authority has been processed.

    Download the direct debit form

  2. Annually by Visa, MasterCard or EFTPOS.
    • Phone: Call us between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday, or from 8am to 2.30pm on Saturday on 0800 80 24 24 (or if calling from overseas +64 9 969 1150) and have your credit card handy.
    • Pay at Postshop: For all invoices with a barcode, pay at your local PostShop.
    • Internet banking: If you use online banking services, add State Business to your payee options and transfer your premium amount due from your bank account. Make sure you put your policy number in the reference field.

Unsure or need more information?

Phone us 0800 80 24 24 or email us with your query (include your customer or policy number to help us if you can).

Our phone lines are much busier than usual, so there may be a long wait.

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