Transfer Operator Information


Bankwest offers bank transfers to banks both across the Pacific region and globally.

To send money overseas you will need to complete an International Money Transfer Form (available on the Bankwest website) and take it into your nearest Bankwest store.


Popular Bankwest transfers:

Australia to Fiji

Australia to PNG

Australia to Solomon Islands

Australia to Samoa

Australia to Tonga

Australia to Vanuatu


How do I complete an International Money Transfer?

To send an International Money Transfer you will need:

-the SWIFT or BIC code, name and address of the overseas bank you are transferring to

-the beneficiary's name, address and account number (that is the person receiving the funds)

-the amount and currency you wish to send.

If you are sending money to certain countries, you may also need an International Bank Account Number (IBAN). Your beneficiary will need to provide you with their banks IBAN if applicable.

When will my funds arrive at their destination?

The transfer should reach the beneficiary's bank within 3-5 working days, however it may take longer for that bank to transfer the money into the customer's bank account. Local holidays in the destination country may delay the delivery of funds.

What will it cost me?

Sending funds overseas in Australian or overseas currency $35.00*

*Bankwest may use correspondent banks to complete your payment

*Other bank charges and fees are unknown to Bankwest and therefore not accounted for in the fees quoted above. This could mean the recipient may receive a lesser amount in their account than what you had originally sent. If you request to recall the payment for any reason, the other bank may still debit an unknown amount for incurred costs.

*You may also be charged for further out of pocket expenses and agent fees which are not charged by bankwest. Other bank fees and Agent fees are out of Bankwest’s control.

Contact information


Phone Number General Enquiries

13 17 19

Call Bankwest between 8:00 AM & 8:00 PM local time 7 days a week for general enqueries

Head office

108 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Ph: +61 8 9449 284