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INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFERS

You can now send money to Pingit users in the UK with the CommBank app and just a mobile number. Pingit is powered by Barclays.

Don’t have the CommBank app? Text APP to 0417 017 017 to get the mobile app link sent to your phone.

Why choose CommBank to transfer money overseas?

Secure transaction

Safe and secure transaction

Your money is transferred through the international banking system straight into your recipient's account.

Send money to over 200 countries

Send money to over 200 countries

Send money throughout the world with over 30 currencies to choose from.

Send on the go

Transfer money on the go

Send money overseas at anytime in NetBank or through the CommBank app.

How to send money to the UK using a mobile number

step 1 - log on

Step 1

Log onto the CommBank mobile app.

step 2 - Pay someone

Step 2

Select Pay someone.

Step 3

Paying a brand new recipient: Tap + in the top right, select Overseas transfer, then follow the steps.

Paying someone in the UK with a registered Pingit mobile number: Tap + in the top right, select Mobile number, then follow the steps.

Paying existing address book recipient: Select Overseas transfer, then select the person you’re sending money to, then follow the steps.


How to send money overseas

  • Recipient name and home address
  • Account name
  • International Bank Account Number (IBAN) or bank account number
  • SWIFT or BIC code of their bank (identifies the bank).

If this is the first time you are making an international money transfer you will need to set a daily international transfer limit.

Struggling to send? Let us show you how >

It usually takes two to five business days to process an international money transfer. Although, it may take longer depending on your recipient’s country and the receiving bank.

Let our helpful video guide show you how to do an International Money Transfer (IMT). You can also download a step by step guide.

You can also watch this video in other languages:

廣東話 (Cantonese)
普通话 (Mandarin)
हिंदी (Hindi)
Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

IMT tools and guidance

Use our foreign exchange calculator (select International Money Transfer) to check the foreign exchange rate you'll get. Decide how much you want to send in the overseas currency and see how much it will cost you in Australian dollars.

If your recipient does not receive your transfer, or you wish to change or cancel your IMT, there are ways you can request a trace/amendment/cancellation.

Most companies charge a transaction fee for an IMT. The CommBank fee for doing an IMT online in NetBank or the CommBank app is $22, compared to $30 if you complete your transfer in-branch.

See all IMT fees and charges

There’s a few details you’ll need to give the person sending you money from overseas.

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Things you should know

Pingit is Powered by Barclays.

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