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What is my SWIFT Code?

You may be asked to provide a SWIFT Code if you’re receiving money into your account from overseas.

The SWIFT Code for Westpac is WPACAU2S.

If you need an 11-character SWIFT, use WPACAU2SXXX.

What is a SWIFT Code?

A SWIFT Code or BIC (Bank Identifier Code) is used by banks around the world to transfer money. It’s made up of 8 to 11 characters.

You can find the SWIFT Code to your payee’s bank anytime you make an international payment online. Simply select the country and search for the SWIFT Code by entering the name or city of the payee’s bank.

You’ll need a SWIFT Code anytime you want to make an international payment from your Westpac account to an overseas account.

What's the difference between a SWIFT Code and an IBAN number?

An IBAN (International Bank Account Number) is a globally recognised sequence of letters and numbers used to process select cross border payments.

You’ll need an IBAN number for:

  • All Euro currency payments to Europe and the UK
  • Payments in any currency to Lebanon and Kuwait

Want to know more?

  • Call 132 032 (8am – 8pm Sydney time) anywhere in Australia
  • If you’re overseas, call 61 2 9155 7700 anytime