Australia (AUD Transfers)

Here is everything you need you need to know about making transfers from Australia.

  • For a full list see our supported countries.

  • We like to keep things cheap and simple here at OrbitRemit, so for all transfers under $10,000 we only charge a tiny fee of $4 per transfer. Sending over $10,000? That's free of charge!

  • To see just how great our rates are, simply log in to your account and use the real-time calculator to select where you want to transfer to.

  • Restrictions on how much you can transfer are determined by which country you are transferring to. You can view more info on maximum transfer and receive amounts.

    These limits are imposed by banks and local regulators and OrbitRemit does not have control over these restrictions.

  • We usually receive payments to our Australian bank account within 12-24 hours.

    This is how long your bank takes to send us your money. We have no control over this part of the process, but if you make payment to OrbitRemit before your banks cut off time (generally 5PM EST) we should receive it the following morning.

    Payments made to our account over the weekend, or after your banks cut off time on a Friday will take a bit longer to reach our account. As banks are closed over the weekend, your payment will reach our account on Monday afternoon or Tuesday morning at the latest.

  • This depends on where you are transferring to. You can view more details on processing times by destination.

  • Yes. For all transfers from Australia we now request a copy of an ID document (passport or driver's licence) as part of creating your first transfer.

    For more information on what is required see verification.

  • Yes. When transferring from Australia a recipient address will be requested and is mandatory.

  • Yes, you can create a business account. Please note however that we cannot offer services to charities needing to make transfers from Australia.

  • Yes, we can accept payment via POLi for certain currency pairs. POLi is only available for a limited number of Australian banks:

    ANZ, Bank of Melbourne, Bank of Queensland, BankSA, Bankwest, Bendigo Bank, Citibank, Commonwealth Bank, CUA, IMB Building Society, ING Direct, NAB, Newcastle Permanent, People's Choice Credit Union, St. George Bank, Suncorp and Westpac.

    POLi payments will reach us within 1 working day.

  • We can't cancel your transfer once it has been completed. However, if the status of your transfer is ‘Awaiting Payment’ or 'Awaiting Update' then there is still time to cancel and arrange a refund

  • You've decided to sign up with OrbitRemit - Nice one! To learn more about the process see making your first transfer, or head over to the registration page to sign up today.