Send money to or from overseas.
International payments via telegraphic transfers can be made through online banking or at a branch.
No online banking & unable to visit a branch?
If you're currently overseas or unable to receive the Online Guardian verification code by text or unable to visit a Westpac branch, you can make a request in writing to arrange an international payment. Please download and complete the Outbound Telegraphic Transfer Request form and send it to Consumer_Network_Support@westpac.co.nz.
- Money transferred must be sourced from a Westpac account that you have authority to make withdrawals.
- If you do have online banking and can receive the Online Guardian verification code by txt your manual request may be declined.
Sending money from overseas.
How to send money from overseas to a Westpac New Zealand account:
Please instruct the initiating bank to send the money directly to:
Westpac New Zealand Limited
The SWIFT code for Westpac New Zealand is WPACNZ2W
The account name and full account number of the account to receive the money must be included for processing.
Account number should be formatted as follows:
Bank and branch number, seven digit account number and three digit account suffix (if your account suffix is 12, enter 012).
Note: hyphens indicated above are merely for illustrative purposes and should not be entered as part of the account number.
Things you should know.
Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply to Westpac products and services. See our terms, conditions, fees and charges or visit your local branch for full details.
International Payments are facilitated by Westpac Banking Corporation (acting through its New Zealand branch) ABN 33007457141, incorporated in Australia. International payments may be subject to charges by overseas banks. Westpac has no control over these charges, which are subject to change and can be substantial. Westpac is not liable for any of these charges and commissions, which are the responsibility of the account holder. No member of the Westpac group accepts any liability for losses suffered as a result of converting currencies and any exchange risks from the conversion of currencies is the responsibility of the account/deposit holder.