International money transfer – CommBank

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About International Money Transfers

Features and benefits

  • You can send money quickly and safely to more than 200 countries, using over 30 currencies
  • Your funds are secure because the transfer is made through the international system into your recipient’s bank account

Send money from almost anywhere at any time either in person from over 1,000 branches, online through NetBank or on the go with the CommBank app.

Currencies

Transfer money in more than 30 currencies via NetBank or at a CommBank branch. Try our foreign exchange calculator to work out the value of one currency in relation to another.

  • Great British Pound
  • US Dollar
  • New Zealand Dollar
  • Hong Kong Dollar
  • Chinese Renminbi
  • Indian Rupee
  • Indonesia Rupiah
  • Thai Baht
  • Singapore Dollar
  • South Korean Won
  • Canadian dollar

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Send and receive money

First time transferring money overseas? Our handy How-To video will guide you through the process or download our flyer.

To ensure that your money is sent to the right account overseas, you'll need to provide the following information:

  • Bank code, full name and address of the bank that you're transferring to
  • Recipient's name, address and account name
  • Account number or International Bank Account Number (IBAN)
  • Amount and currency you are sending

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To ensure that you receive money sent to you, you’ll need to provide the sender with the following information:

  • Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • BSB and account number
  • BIC/SWIFT CODE: CTBAAU2S
  • Account name
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You can request to amend, cancel or trace an IMT that you have sent by:

  • Completing an IMT investigation form in NetBank
  • Calling us
  • Visiting any branch.

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Fees and charges

A number of fees and charges apply to sending money overseas by International Money Transfer (IMT), including:

  • $22 per transfer for an IMT issued via NetBank or the CommBank app
  • $30 per transfer for an IMT issued via a branch
  • $30 per transfer for an IMT issued in a foreign currency where payment is made from a Foreign Currency Account via a branch
  • Other fees and charges may apply

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Fees and charges also apply to receiving money from overseas by IMT, including:

  • Up to $11 per transfer* for crediting a CommBank Australian dollar account (regardless of currency)
  • Up to $11 per transfer* for credit of a CommBank Foreign Currency Account
  • Up to $25 per transfer* for credit of an Australian dollar account at another bank
  • Other fees and charges may apply

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*Fee charged depends on arrangement with overseas banks.

See terms and conditions for International money transfers sent in:

For International money transfers sent in CommBiz, please refer to the CommBiz Terms and Conditions (PDF 155kb)

Now in the CommBank app

Step 1
Activate your daily international payment limit by logging on to NetBank (If already activated, go to step 2)

Step 2
Log on to the CommBank app and select ‘Pay someone’.

  • To send to a brand new recipient, select ‘Pay someone new’ and then the ‘Int’l’ option.
  • To send to an existing address book recipient, select ‘Int’l address book’.

Step 3
From the drop down menu, select the country you’re transferring money to.

If sending to an existing address book recipient, select a recipient from the drop-down list. You can repeat a recent transfer or you can choose to enter new payment details.

Step 4
Enter the recipient’s bank details including bank code, account name and account number. Enter the recipient’s address.

Step 5
Select the account you would like to transfer from, and the amount and currency you would like to send.

Step 6
Add any additional details, click ‘Next’ to review and confirm your transfer.

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