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What do I need to send money overseas?

  • A Westpac bank account that is registered for Online Banking and Westpac Protect SMS Code
  • Details of the person receiving the money. The recipient’s name, full address, bank, branch address and account number are needed for payments to be successfully delivered
  • SWIFT code of the foreign bank
  • The amount you want to send

See our currency converter to view the latest foreign exchange rates.

Funds are transferred electronically from your Westpac account to the designated overseas account, usually within 1-3 business days.

Are you sending or receiving money?

Send money overseas from Australia

Transfer money overseas 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with Westpac Online Banking.

Receive money from overseas

Receive money faster by having it deposited electronically into your Westpac account.

Send, receive and hold multiple currencies

Make and receive payments in a foreign currency and convert to AUD when it suits you.

Use our currency converter to find out the latest FX rates

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