Westpac accepts foreign cheques on a case-by-case basis.

However:

  • Some overseas cheques can take 6 weeks or longer to clear
  • If we are able to bank the cheque straight away, a charge of $5 shall apply. If the cheque is sent to your bank for collection, a charge of $50 shall apply
  • A telegraphic transfer or draft may be a better way of transferring funds
  • More information on telegraphic transfers and drafts.