Contact us by phone
You can call us for free if you’re in New Zealand. We're open from 8:00am - 5:30pm, Monday to Thursday and 9:00am - 5:30pm on Friday. We’re not open on public holidays.
Tenancy information0800 836 262
Overseas: +64 4 238 4695
Bond0800 737 666
Please have your bond number ready when you call
Overseas: +64 4 238 4693
Unit Titles0800 864 884
(0800 UNIT TITLE)
Overseas +64 4 237 1588
If you speak a different language
You can use the free Language Line(external link) service. Interpreters are available for 43 different languages.
If you are Deaf or hearing impaired
We can use the Video Relay Service to provide information after 9:00am. Visit the NZ Relay website to see how it works.(external link)
Please note, applications received to PO Box 50 546, Porirua 5240 after 6 May 2017 will be returned to sender.
PO Box 76469
PO Box 50-445
Fax +64 4 237 7884
PO Box 50-394
Fax +64 4 237 6351
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
PO Box 76469
For help with forms or specific tenancy questions, please call our Service Centre on 0800 836 262 (0800 Tenancy) in the first instance.
The locations below are open from 8.30am to 4.30pm weekdays (excluding public holidays).
To make sure someone is available to help you, please make an appointment by calling 0800 836 262 (0800 Tenancy).
280 Queen Street
161 Cashel Street
430 Victoria Street
205 Victoria Street
Level 4, MIT Building
25 Davies Avenue
(Cnr Davies Ave and Manukau Station Road)
If you would like to visit us at our regional locations, you must make an appointment. You can do this by calling 0800 836 262 (0800 Tenancy).
Our Compliance Team monitors and enforces compliance with the Act. If you are concerned about serious or ongoing breaches of the Act that affect vulnerable people, read about what they do and how to contact the team.
Official Information Act requests
The Official Information Act (OIA) provides access to information held by Government agencies.
You do not need to submit an OIA request for information that is publically available or to request general information and advice. For general information and advice requests you may use the tenancy enquiry form.
If you want to obtain official information held by MBIE and subject to the Official Information Act, you can fill out the MBIE Official Information Act request form.