Tell us about a proposed transaction under the national security and public order notification regime, or the temporary emergency notification regime.

Notify us under the national security and public order (NSPO) notification regime

The NSPO notification regime replaced the temporary emergency notification regime (ENR) on 7 June 2021, and applies to relevant transactions entered into on or after 7 June 2021. ENR continues to apply to transactions entered into before 7 June 2021.

Find out if you need to notify us of your transaction

When do I need to notify?

Under the NSPO regime:

  • mandatory notification must be made before the transaction is given effect to
  • voluntary notification may be done either before, or up to 6 months after, the transaction is given effect to.
Investing in an unpublished critical direct supplier

If you’re investing in an unpublished critical direct supplier (CDS) you must notify us:

  • before giving effect to the transaction, or
  • as soon as reasonably practicable after you receive a notice from the CDS under section 20E(2) of the Overseas Investment Act.

Critical direct suppliers

Overseas Investment Act 2005, section 20E

What information is required for an NSPO notification?

In your notification you will need to supply information including:

  • your name
  • ownership information
  • the nature and size and market share of the asset(s) to be acquired
  • the reason the asset(s) are being acquired
  • details of any links to non-New Zealand governments.

For electricity, sensitive information, dual-use technology, media, telecommunications and water businesses you will be required to provide detail on the customers of the target entity/business.

Information required: Notification of call-in transaction (NSPO)

Submitting a notification to the OIO under the NSPO regime

Use the link below to submit your notification.

Notification of a call-in transaction

Notify us under the temporary emergency notification regime (ENR)

The temporary emergency notification regime was replaced by the NSPO regime on 7 June 2021, however it still applies to transactions that were entered into before 7 June 2021.

Find out if you need to notify us of your transaction

What information is required for an ENR notification?

In your notification you will need to supply information including:

  • your name
  • ownership information
  • the nature and size of the assets to be acquired
  • the reason the assets are being acquired
  • details of any links to non-New Zealand governments.

Information required: Notification of call-in transaction (ENR)

Submitting a notification to the OIO under the ENR

Use the link below to submit your notification.

Notification of a call-in transaction

Last Updated: 7 June 2021