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How to transfer money overseas?

You can transfer money overseas in Online Banking or the Westpac App. You must be registered for Westpac Protect™ Security Code.

Account holders under 14 years old cannot transfer money overseas in Online Banking. They can make international payments in branch.

In the Westpac App

Before trying these instructions make sure you update to the latest version of the app.  

  1. Search International payments in the Smart Search bar
  2. Tap Send money today
  3. Tap Add to add a payee or tap International to select an existing payee
  4. Tap Pay and follow the steps to make your payment

In Online Banking

  1. Go to Payment > Make a payment > International
  2. Select a payee or Create a new payee
  3. Select the From account
  4. Select Reason for this payment and enter a Description
  5. Select the Payment currency
  6. Enter the Amount, Date and Frequency
  7. Select Continue
  8. Review your transfer details and select Confirm


In branch

To send an international money transfer in branch you will need to provide:

  • ID
  • Your contact number
  • The payee’s name, address, account number, bank name, branch address and SWIFT Code or BIC. (IBAN required for EU/UK & most Middle Eastern States, ABA routing number for US)
  • The amount you’d like to send
  • The currency you’d like to use
Things you should know

Read the Westpac Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 409KB) before making a decision and consider whether the product is right for you.