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How to transfer money from another bank

Thanks for choosing to bank with Westpac – it’s great to have you with us. If you want to transfer money from another bank into your new account, you’ll need these account details:

  • BSB
  • Account number
  • Account name

Account details

Finding your account details is as easy as signing into Westpac Online Banking


Once you’ve signed into Westpac Online Banking, you’ll see the details of any Westpac accounts you have. Take a look at your new Westpac Choice account and you’ll see a 12 digit number:

  • Your BSB number is the first 6 numbers
  • Your account number is the remaining 6 numbers

Account name

What about your account name?

That’s an easy one – this is the name you used to open the account, in most cases your own name.

You can use these details to make a transfer from another bank account to your new Westpac bank account.


How to transfer from another Westpac account

The easiest way to get your savings started is to transfer money directly into your new savings account from another Westpac account. All you need to do is: 

  1. Sign into Online Banking and select ‘Transfer funds’ from the Payments menu
  2. Select the account you want to transfer from
  3. Select your new account and enter the amount
  4. Select the date you want the money transferred and select ‘continue’ (it’ll automatically default to the current date if you want it to happen as soon as possible)

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Things you should know

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