Send money to international bank accounts from New Zealand

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Transfer money to an overseas bank account

Are you looking to send money overseas? Our international bank transfer service makes it convenient and reliable to transfer money to your loved ones abroad.

Send money overseas. Send money internationally from your bank account to your loved ones.

Convenient and reliable. It’s as reliable and just as fast as sending money using your bank.

How to send money Internationally

Wondering how to send money internationally from New Zealand? Follow these simple steps to start your international transfer:

  1. Log in to your profile. If you don’t have a profile, register now for free.

  2. Check bank account transfer service availability by destination country.

  3. Select our direct to bank service.

  4. Enter your receiver’s bank account information.

  5. Pay via internet banking (POLi), with your Visa® or Mastercard® (New Zealand bank-issued cards only)2. The money will be deposited into your receiver’s bank account within 2 bank business days3.

  6. You will receive a confirmation by email with the tracking number (MTCN).

Getting started is easy

Looking for the best way to send money internationally? Western Union has got you covered with a quick and easy international payment process:

  1. Sign up for an online profile.

  2. Choose your sending method.

  3. Enter your receiver and money transfer information.

Need help?

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

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1 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.

2 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

3 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See Online Terms & Conditions for details.