Transfer money to India from Australia

With Western Union, you can transfer money in minutes¹ to bank accounts or for cash pickup at agent locations across India.

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    $01 fee. When you send to a bank account and pay with POLi.

    Convenient money transfer options to India

    There are many ways to receive money in India:


    You choose how to pay

    Directly from your bank account

    In cash at an agent location

    With your credit or debit card

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    All major banks are covered

    Send up to 50,000 AUD (paying with POLi) to nearly 200 banks in India, including State Bank of India, ICICI Bank Limited, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank Baroda, and more.

    Your first online money transfer is on us

    Use promo code WELCOMEAU to enjoy 0 AUD fee² on your first online transfer. You can also get a free estimate anytime and without obligation to send money later.

    Have your receiver’s details ready

    To start your bank transfer, simply provide your receiver’s account number, their Indian Financial System Code (IFSC), and the purpose of transfer.

    Register to send money to India from Australia today

    Quick and easy registration

    It’s easy to sign up and send money online 24/7.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay online through your bank account, with your credit/debit card, or cash in-store.

    Earn points with our rewards program

    Join our My WU rewards program5 and earn points with each transfer. Save up the points to redeem them for discounts on transfer fees.

    Track your transfer

    You can easily track your money transfer to India online or with our app.

    Convenient locations

    Send money and your receiver can pick up the cash at a Western Union agent location near them.

    Reasons to choose Western Union to send money to India

    Ease and convenience

    Send money the way that’s convenient for you: online, via our app, or in person at an agent location.

    Commitment to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.

    Speed and transparency

    Send money in minutes¹ for fast cash pickup and easily track your money along the way.

    Worldwide reach

    We make an average of 25 transfers per second and move money from Australia to over 200 countries and territories.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about sending money to India from Australia

    Can I send a money transfer online to India with Western Union in Australia?

    Yes, you can send money online 24/7 to India from Australia using internet banking (pay with POLi) or a Visa® or MasterCard® credit, debit or prepaid card.

    Receivers can have the money deposited into their bank accounts, or pick up the cash within minutes¹ from participating agent locations in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and other cities throughout India.

    What do I need to send a money transfer online to India from Australia?

    You’ll need your receiver’s full name (as it appears on their ID) and address, and your internet banking details or a Visa® or MasterCard® credit, debit or prepaid card issued by an Australian bank. You also must be over 18.

    When you first register online with Western Union, we’ll need certain information so we can confirm your identity and create an online profile for you. You’ll need an Australian driver’s license or passport.

    In some cases, you may also be required to call our call center if we need additional information.

    How much money can I send online?

    The maximum daily transaction limit is 50,000 AUD when you pay with POLi, but your specific daily transaction limit will vary based on the service you choose and your transaction history. Register and visit your profile to see your individual transaction limit.

    Still have questions or need help?

    Visit our FAQs or contact us.

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    Ratings as of 22 April 2021.


    ¹ Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.

    ² Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

    3 Network data valid as of 31 December 2020.

    4 On your first digital transaction, you will immediately receive 5 points and the remaining 10 points will be reflected after 30 days.