International Transfers

Making it easy to transfer funds overseas when you need to.

International Transfers

Send and receive money to and from other countries. With BankVic, you can make secure, convenient and cost effective transfers globally with over 100 countries. BankVic has partnered with American Express to provide this service to our members.

Sending

Here’s how to send money overseas.

Telegraphic transfers can take between 2 and 7 working days to complete depending on the country of destination.
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  1. Via our Contact Centre

    Call 13 63 73 to speak to a banking specialist. They can help you process a telegraphic transfer over the phone.

  2. Via our branch

    Visit any of our branches to speak to a banking specialist and they can walk you through the process.

  3. Prepare the following information

    Name of beneficiary, address of beneficiary, bank name, bank address, international bank account number (IBAN), Sort Code (Bank identifier number/BSB number), Swift Code (Bank identifier code) and account number

Receive

Here’s how to receive funds from overseas.

Telegraphic transfers can take anywhere between 5 and 7 working days to arrive, depending on the country.
Banking
  1. Step 1

    Access the currency account details you will need by entering the country you are receiving funds from and your details via the American Express Inward TT Transfer Portal.

  2. Step 2

    Simply click ‘Submit’ and a PDF button will automatically appear on the next screen with payment instructions for you to provide to your overseas sender.

  3. Step 3

    Send or email the PDF file with the payment instructions to the person sending the funds so they can complete a payment for a deposit of the funds into your BankVic account.

Note

Exchange Rate

Please note that the exchange rate applied is the rate available to AMEX on the date and time AMEX receives the funds from the corresponding financial institution. This rate cannot be set in advance and will be disclosed to you after the exchange has occurred. 

Note that fees and charges apply for these transactions. 

For more information, please visit AMEX International Transfers.

FAQ

Frequenty Asked Questions

  • When requesting an outbound telegraphic transfer (sending money overseas), our staff will need the following information in order to proceed with the transaction:

    • Name of beneficiary
    • Address of beneficiary
    • Bank name
    • Bank address
    • International Bank Account Number (IBAN)
    • Sort code (Bank identifier number/BSB number)
    • Swift code (Bank identifier code)
    • Account number
  • You will need to provide instructions to your overseas sender.  In order to do this, you need to fill out an online form: American Express Inward TT instructions online form.

    After you submit the form, a PDF file will appear on your screen containing all important information you will need to be able to process your transfer, including the SWIFT Code (or Bank Code). You can then save and email that PDF file to your overseas sender.

  • You can visit the link below to go to the American Express Inward TT Transfer Portal.

    Foreign Exchange Services | International Payments | American Express

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