Features and benefits

Real time tracking

Know the exact location of your international money transfer with real time end-to-end tracking.

Send money to over 200 countries

Send to over 200 countries in over 40 currencies. 

Control how you manage overseas bank fees

Make sure the full amount gets to its destination by paying a fixed upfront amount. There’ll be no more to pay and you can reconcile your accounts more easily.^ 

Competitive foreign exchange rates

Talk to one of our foreign exchange specialists on
1300 960 355.

Learn about converting into foreign currency before you transfer funds.

How to make an international money tansfer

How do I get started?

New customers

You’ll need to have a NAB Business transaction account and access to NAB Connect (NAB’s online business banking platform). It’s easy to apply online for a NAB Business transaction account.

You’ll need to:

  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN) or Australian Company Number (ACN)
  • Make sure signatories to the account are over 18.

Apply now

Existing customers

You can start sending money overseas straightaway when you log in to NAB Connect. If you’re not eligible for NAB Connect, you can also make international payments through NAB Internet Banking.

How long does it take for an overseas payment to be received?

Your recipient should receive the money within 24 hours*. You can view the tracking status of your payment along with other information via NAB Connect internet banking.

What is NAB’s fee?

Fees for international money transfers

Transfer situation

Flat fee across all countries/currencies

International Money Transfer (sent in foreign currency)

Flat fee across all countries/currencies

$10 per transaction.^

International Money Transfer (sent in AUD or from a NAB Foreign Currency Account in that same currency)

Flat fee across all countries/currencies

$20 per transaction.^

How do I receive money from overseas?

To receive an international money transfer into your NAB account, you need to give the sender these details:

  • Bank: National Australia Bank
  • BIC/SWIFT code: NATAAU3303M
  • BSB (bank, state, branch) and account number. Refer to your internet banking or account statements. Please check these carefully – in accordance with Australian industry standards, payments made to an account number may be paid to that account whether or not the name of the account matches.
  • Beneficiary name and address: Your full name (no initials) and street address (cannot be a post office box).

Talk to one of our foreign exchange specialists about your specific needs. Call 1300 960 355.

INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT TRACKING AT NAB

Find out more about how NAB’s real time international payment status tracking is providing customers with greater visibility of their funds. | View transcript

Important information

* Funds are usually received within 24 hours by the beneficiary's bank if you submit your payment before the currency cut off time. See the full listing of currency payment cut off times. However, there may be circumstances outside of our control which may also cause additional delays.

^Overseas bank charges will also be payable. You can elect to pay overseas bank charges from your account, or deducted from the funds you send. If you choose to pay the overseas bank charges from your account, the amount of the overseas bank charges will generally be shown in NAB Connect at the time of transaction and the amount will be debited from your account at the end of the month. However, there are some limited currencies where you will not be able to pay for the overseas bank charges up front because those charges are not known at the time of transaction - in these circumstances, the overseas bank charges will generally be debited from your account at a later date. Notwithstanding the above, there may be exceptional instances beyond NAB’s control where overseas banks will directly deduct these overseas bank charges from the money you send.

Before applying, please read the NAB Connect terms and conditions and NAB Connect fees and charges (PDF, 299KB).

We're ready to help you

Request a call back
Call us
Visit a branch