Sending e-invoices to New Zealand public receivers

Currently, the New Zealand central government recommends and encourages companies to use e-invoicing through the Peppol network.


E-invoicing in New Zealand is set up in UBL format

Electronic invoicing is not a simple PDF, it is an invoice in a structured electronic format and, many times, this format may be different depending on the recipient.

In New Zealand, e-invoicing is being implemented through the Peppol network and its standards. As a consequence, companies must generate and send electronic invoices in UBL format, which is the format used in this international network.

What is UBL format?

Routing codes: Peppol ID

In e-invoicing processes, most documents must contain routing codes. These codes are used to redirect the invoice and allow its correct processing.

In the case of e-invoicing in NZ and the transmission of documents through Peppol, these must contain the Peppol ID. It is mandatory and necessary to be able to issue the invoice through this environment.

Valid identifier: NZBN

It is important to have the recipient’s identifier (NZBN) in order to issue the e-invoice.

Each receiver has a different identifier and all electronic invoices must contain this information.

Peppol network as a method of sending electronic invoices

Sending an electronic invoice to the New Zealand government is not as easy as sending it via email.

The implementation of e-invoicing in New Zealand has been done through the Peppol network. This is an international document exchange network, which allows you to connect with other companies for the transmission of documents.

To access the Peppol environment, it is necessary to register with a certified Peppol Access Point.

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What is Peppol?
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B2Brouter is a cloud-based platform, connected with national and international public administrations, which can generate and send electronic invoices in a simple and uncomplicated manner:

Create electronic invoices in UBL format without technical complications

With B2Brouter you only need to fill in a simple form with the invoice data or import the document from your system. The application takes care of converting the invoice into structured electronic format (UBL for NZ) according to the receiver’s preferences.

Create customers easily with the NZBN

B2Brouter has a business directory. You only need to enter your customer’s NZBN and the data is automatically filled in.

In addition, the system validates the identifier, so you can be sure that the information entered is valid and correct.

Don’t worry about Peppol’s ID

Creating the invoice is easy. The user simply needs to add the data to a form and select the routing codes. Via the directory, B2Brouter shows the routing codes related to the client to whom the invoice is addressed.

Sending e-invoices via Peppol

B2Brouter is a certified Peppol Access Point. You can register in the Peppol environment and send your national electronic invoices completely free of charge, without any management problems or technical obstacles.

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More use cases

I need to send Peppol e-invoices to Australia

As in New Zealand, the Australian government encourages its suppliers to use e-invoicing. Therefore, in order to send e-invoices to Australia you must use Peppol e-invoices. If you want, you can also use this network for your private customers.

How to send Peppol e-invoices to Australia?

Unifying the reception of e-invoices via the Peppol network

Big companies need to centralise the reception of electronic invoices from a large number of suppliers. An efficient way of doing this is to receive e-invoices via the Peppol network, which facilitates the management and control for companies.

Receiving invoices via the Peppol network

Automate e-invoicing with the implementation of Peppol integration

The implementation of the Peppol integration allows companies to automate the sending of electronic invoices. It is perfect for companies that have to manage large volumes of invoices, as they can work directly from their management system and send invoices via the Peppol network.

Why do Peppol integration?

I need to e-invoice to NZ public receivers

It is recommended to send e-invoices to New Zealand public receivers. The implementation of electronic invoicing is being carried out through the Peppol network and the UBL format.

Send e-invoices through Peppol

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Freelancers and small companies need an efficient and simple way to manage their invoices.

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