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Safe and secure transaction

Your money is transferred through the international banking system straight into your recipients 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 mobile app.

How to send money overseas

Get your recipient's details

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

Sending in NetBank?

  • Log on to NetBank.
  • You can change your transfer limit if you need to
  • Follow the prompts and submit.

  • Log on to the CommBank app and select Pay Someone
  • Paying someone new: Tap in the top right, then Overseas transfer to begin
  • Paying existing address book recipient: Go to Overseas transfer, select the person you are sending money to and follow the steps.

Transfer

Once you've hit send it usually takes two to five business days to process an international money transfer. Although, it may take longer depending on the recipient’s country and bank.

Our 90 second explainer 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 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.

Learn more

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