Why choose a CDF account?

  • All deposits in the CDF are guaranteed by the Catholic Bishop of Christchurch.
  • Credit interest rates reviewed periodically.
  • All accounts earn interest from the first dollar.
  • No fees of any kind.
  • Flexibility and simple approach.
  • Common Catholic ethos.
  • Personalised service – you will speak to a real person when you phone the CDF in business hours.
  • A staff member may be available to visit you at your home or workplace.
  • A request for a withdrawal made by 3pm on any weekday will be actioned the same day.
  • CDF Online – internet based service.

Please click here to download our Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) pursuant to the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013.  This contains important information for existing and prospective account holders. It is important to read this.

Click here for application and other forms

Click here for information on making further deposits and or withdrawals, once your account is open.