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Ready to apply for a Foreign Currency Account?

Before you get started, here are some things you may need to know.

Am I eligible?

A Foreign Currency Account is offered to Westpac business customers that have payments, receipts and investments in non-Australian currencies. Your business needs to operate as one of the below:


  • A sole trader, individual or partnership
  • A public or proprietary company
  • An association or trust.


  • Individuals may apply for this account only for business or investment purposes
  • This account is available online only for Corporate Online customers.

What information do I need?

  • Your Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • Details for every signatory: Date of Birth, Westpac 8-digit customer ID (if applicable) and Australian driver's licence (where applicable)
  • If you’re applying on behalf of a trust, you'll also need trustee and beneficiary details (if applicable).

What happens after I apply?

We will contact you to explain the next steps once we receive your application.