Business banking What is NAB Direct Link?

NAB Direct Link is an automated solution for business payments and reporting. From bulk electronic payments to one-off payments, we've made payment processing easy. NAB Direct Link can save your organisation time and money, and is scalable across your business.

Benefits of NAB Direct Link

Automated payments

Eliminates the need for staff to manually upload payment files, saving your business time and reducing errors and operational risks.

Flexibility in size of payment files

Provides your business with the flexibility to send anything from one-off payments to large payment files.

Efficient straight-through processing

Straight through processing (STP) with end-to-end connectivity between your enterprise resource planning system (ERP) and NAB Direct Link using secure file transfer protocol (SFTP) virtually eliminates the need for manual processing and reconciliation.

Multiple layers of security

Multiple layers of security including IP address, SFTP and PGP encryption helps to ensure the connection to NAB is protected, keeping your information safe.

Direct reporting to your payment or ERP system

Download and reconcile reports automatically to save time, and reduce risk by removing manual reconciliation.

Option to link NAB Direct Link with NAB Connect

For greater visibility and control of your payments, you can link NAB Direct Link and NAB Connect, our electronic business banking solution.

For a complete list of features and benefits, download the NAB Direct Link Fact Sheet (PDF, 120KB)

Getting started How NAB Direct Link works

  1. Connect with NAB Direct Link using your existing ERP or SFTP.

  2. Payments are created using your existing payment or ERP system, and are automatically sent directly to our system and processed by NAB.

  3. Easily see payment status with access to NAB Direct Link channel reports and payment Acknowledgements.

  4. We'll prepare your NAB account and transaction reports. Your payment or ERP system may automatically download and reconcile these reports too.

Software we support and payment options

Software we support

NAB Direct Link is compatible with a range of systems, including:

  • Oracle

  • Oracle NetSuite

  • Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise

  • Microsoft Dynamics

  • SAP

  • Lawson Software

  • FinanceOne

Payment options with NAB Direct Link

We support a large range of payment options, including:

  • Direct debits or credits (Australia and New Zealand)

  • Government Direct Entry Systems (GDES)

  • NAB Business Payables

  • BPAY Batch

  • Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS)

  • International payments, using eFX, Deal Spot Rate, Bank to Convert, NAB Foreign Currency Account, Forward contract and AUD payments to international beneficiaries

  • Batch credit cards

Customers say NAB Connect is #1 for 6 consecutive years

Australia’s largest businesses say they are most satisfied with NAB Connect above all other platforms.

  • #1 Online Banking Platform (NAB Connect)
  • #1 Platform Security Features
  • #1 Platform User Friendliness
  • #1 Platform Customer Service and Support
  • #1 Platform Integration with Accounting Packages & Systems
  • #1 Platform Overall Features & Functionality

Get in touch with your business banker or request a call back to see if NAB Direct Link is right for your organisation

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