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How do I transfer funds overseas?

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

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


See our step-by-step guide

You can also send money overseas via a telegraphic transfer. Drop into a branch or fax or email your request. You’ll need to provide:

  • ID
  • Your contact number
  • The payee’s name, address, bank name and branch address
  • The amount you’d like to send
  • The currency you’d like to use

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