Skip to main content.

Electronic Payment Available for PCT – 2 March 2015

The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) is introducing a new payment option for PCT International applications.

From 2 March electronic payment will be available for PCT International applications.

Why should I make electronic payments?


  • it will save you time, paper and courier fees;
  • it is convenient – you can make your payment anywhere – anytime; and
  • you’ll have certainty the payment has been made straight away without any delay.

How can I make electronic payments?

When you file a PCT International application you will be given instructions to make payments by direct credit into the MBIE PCT Trust Account.