You may be able to withdraw your KiwiSaver savings early in case of serious or terminal illness, or permanent disability affecting your ability to work.
How much you can withdraw for serious illness
You can withdraw the total funds in your account, including the current value of:
How to apply for a serious illness withdrawal
|Within the first 3 months of membership||contact Inland Revenue.|
|After being a member for more than 3 months||contact your KiwiSaver provider.|
Contact your KiwiSaver provider.
Medical evidence may be required to support your application.