A Telegraphic Transfer usually takes around 72 hours and provides a safe way to send and receive your money.
Requesting a transfer to an overseas bank:
Complete a Telegraphic Transfer Order Form and return it to your nearest branch. Please note the extra information below required for certain countries.
You can now perform International Money Transfers* (IMT) quickly and conveniently through Internet Banking. To find out more simply log in to Internet Banking and find ‘International Transfers’ within the transfers tab. Follow the prompts to register for IMT and add it to your Internet Banking functionality and access. With a $5000 transfer limit per day, you can now choose when to perform an IMT, without having to go into a branch.
Requesting a transfer from an overseas bank:
Click on the link below to complete your request online -
Please refer to the online form for the list of available currencies.
For more detailed information and a step by step guide please refer to the additional information below.
Transfer to an overseas bank:
When transferring to an overseas account there are a few countries that need a bit of extra information, so make sure you have it handy:
Transfer from an overseas bank:
What is an Inward Telegraphic Transfer (TT)?
An Inward Telegraphic Transfer (also known as an “Inward Wire”) is an electronic transfer of funds directly credited to your account from an overseas remitter. In most cases a TT is the quickest way to receive funds from abroad (a TT will normally take two-to-three business days to be credited to your account, although this can never be guaranteed).
How does it work?
The remitter should send the funds in their own currency, and Western Union Business Solutions will convert them into Australian Dollars before forwarding to People’s Choice for credit to your account. Please refer to the online form for the list of available currencies.
Why should I ask my sender to send money via this service?
To receive money to my account please follow the steps below.
- present these instructions to their bank when sending the payment to you
- deposit the amount into the dedicated account as stated in the instructions in local currency and not in AUD
- instruct bank teller to include the “Payment Notes” in the bank’s reference field as specified in the PDF deposit instructions For more detailed information please refer to the Telegraphic Transfer Request page.
*Our International Money Transfer facility is provided by People's Choice Credit Union under arrangements it has with Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd ABN 24 150 129 749 AFSL 40409 trading as Western Union Business Solutions. Fees & Charges are payable and Terms & Conditions apply – People's Choice Credit Union recommends you read the Accounts & Access Facilities Terms & Conditions and Fees & Charges document before you use the International Money Transfer facility. Any advice provided above is general and does not take account of your personal objectives, financial situation or needs.
All foreign currency is issued by People's Choice Credit Union, a trading name of Australian Central Credit Union Ltd ABN 11 087 651 125 AFSL 244310 via an arrangement with Travelex Ltd ABN 36 004 179 953 and/or Access Prepaid Australia Pty Ltd ABN 47 145 452 044 . When you carry out certain foreign currency transactions - 0.20% to 1.20% of the value of the transaction is paid to us by Travelex and/or Access Prepaid.
You should consider our Product Disclosure Statements and other Disclosure Documents. This information and advice is provided without reference to your personal circumstances so you should consider whether this product fits your objectives, financial situation and needs. Contact us on 13 11 82 with any questions, or visit your nearest branch to talk with a consultant.
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