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How do I receive money in Australia?

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Choose how you want to receive money

Ways to receive money

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Cash pickup

1Visit a Western Union agent location.

2Provide your sender's details, including the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

3Show a government-issued photo ID.

4Get your money once your details have been verified.

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Bank account

Provide your sender these details:

1Your bank account details 1
- Your name as per bank records
- Bank name
- Account number
- Bank code

2The purpose of remittance.

3Your address and mobile number.

Need to know when you will receive the money transfer?

Track your transfer using your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). You’ll know instantly if the money is on its way or if it’s already available for pickup.

Last year, our customers made
268 million transfers

Money transfer from UK Money transfer from Russia Money transfer from India Money transfer from America Money transfer from Brazil

Worldwide

We’re in 200+ countries and territories

Reliable

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years

$80B annually

We make an average
31 transactions per second

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years and have established a network of over half a million agents worldwide. We transfer $80 billion annually, making an average of 31 safe, secure transactions per second.

Need help?

Visit our FAQs or just get in touch. Our Customer Care is just a call away.

1800 173 833
+61 2923 19729 (If calling from overseas)

Go to FAQs

1 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to account number you provide. The receiver's account must be a local currency payout account. If you're sending to a company or an institution, please provide the business’ name, bank account number, bank name, and bank routing number (SwiftBIC).