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BSB 805 050

Telegraphic Transfers

Send large sums of money to  an overseas account easily and securely

Requesting a transfer to an overseas bank

Do you need to transfer money into an overseas bank account? It's simple and convenient with Internet Banking.
Choose from one of two convenient options below.

Option 1: Using Internet Banking

Simply log in to Internet Banking, click on ‘International Transfer’ in the side menu, and follow the prompts.

With International Money Transfers you have access to:

  • Over 200 countries and territories and more than 140 currencies
  • $5,000 transfer limit per day
  • Save transfer details as a ‘Favourite’
  • ‘Find My Bank’ feature which allows you to search for missing information

Option 2: Visiting a branch 

Alternatively you can make an International Payment by completing the Telegraphic Transfer Order Form and returning it to your nearest branch.

When transferring to an overseas account to any of the following countries, make sure you have the relevant information ready.

  • Europe: International Bank Account Number (IBAN)
  • United Kingdom: Bank Sort Code or IBAN
  • New Zealand: BSB & account number
  • China: A reason for sending funds
  • Malaysia: National ID number

Telegraphic Transfer Order Form

Access the Internet Banking User Guide and Terms and Conditions for full details.

Requesting a transfer from an overseas bank

Do you want to easily receive funds from overseas? Easy.
Simply follow the steps below.

Use Western Union to receive overseas transfers

For Western Union inwards payments, follow these steps:

  1. Complete the Western Union Inward Payments form
  2. Choose the country you are receiving funds from
  3. Complete the relevant information on the online form and click submit
  4. You will then be emailed a PDF with deposit instructions. The form can then be saved or emailed to the sender.
  5. Ask the sender to:
    • - Present the instructions to their bank when processing the payment to you.
    • - Deposit the amount into the dedicated account as stated in the instructions in local currency and not in AUD.
    • - Instruct the bank teller to include the payment reference details specified in the PDF deposit instructions form.
  6. Funds converted into Australian Dollars when received and credited to your People’s Choice account. 

Western Union Inward Payments form

Use SWIFT Code to receive funds from an overseas bank.

Click here to download the Remittance Instructions form, complete the relevant information on the form and provide it to the overseas bank you are requesting payment from.

Note, you only have to complete one side of the form, unless you have multiple overseas banks to request inward payments from.

Remittance Instructions form

You can enquire about International Money Transfers, Telegraphic Transfers and Inward Telegraphic Transfers by calling 13 11 82 or by visiting your nearest branch.


Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we don’t have a branch in this area, so please call us on 13 11 82 to see how we can still help you.

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.

People’s Choice Credit Union has engaged Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Limited (ACN 150 129 749; AFSL 404092) (“WUBS”) to assist it in fulfilling certain foreign exchange and payment services, including telegraphic transfers. You remain a customer of People’s Choice Credit Union at all times. WUBS does not give you any advice (general, personal or otherwise). Any advice provided to you is given by People’s Choice Credit Union. Western Union Business Solutions is a business unit of the Western Union Company.

The information above is general advice only and does not take into consideration your personal objectives, financial situation or needs (“your personal circumstances”). Please consider the relevant Disclosure Documents and your personal circumstances before making any decision to purchase the products. Contact us on 13 11 82 with any questions, or visit your nearest branch to talk to a consultant.

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