Transferring your funds

No fees or paperwork FX transfers from GBP to AUD with Westpac.
Have your money waiting for you in your Westpac bank account when you arrive in Australia. Once you've applied for a Westpac bank account and you've received your new account details, you can deposit funds into your new Westpac Choice account.

You will be able to withdraw the funds you have deposited into your account once you have completed your identity check. You can complete your identity check in the United Kingdom or when you arrive in Australia. As soon as you have completed your identity check with us (whether in the UK or in Australia), you will have a fully operational account.

To make an international funds transfer into your Australian bank account, call the London team today on +44 20 7621 7222 (press option 4) to register for WestpacFX.

WestpacFX offer
Exchanging GBP to AUD and transferring funds to an Australian bank account is quick, secure and free with Westpac. To exchange and transfer funds once you have completed the WestpacFX registration you will need to make a local transfer to the Westpac London account using the following details:

Account name - Westpac London
Sort code - 
Account number - 

Your payment reference must be the beneficiary bank details (ie. your AUD account held in Australia) - 73XXXXXXXXXX without any spaces.

To register today please contact the London office on +44 20 7621 7222 and press option 4. 


  1. Conditions, fees, charges and foreign currency exchange rates apply. You will need to check with your bank, financial institution or exchange dealer before your transfer.
  2. To withdraw funds from your Australian bank account you need to complete an identity check. You can do this before or after you move to Australia. As soon as you complete an identity check (either in the country you are moving from or in Australia) your account will be fully operational.

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Before making a decision about any of our products of services, please read all the Product Disclosure Statements or other disclosure documents and consider if the product is appropriate for you. Unless otherwise specified, the products and services described on this website are available only in Australia from Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714. Conditions and fees apply.

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Westpac London Branch is acting in a conduit facility only and all products and services are Australian domiciled and provided by Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 in Australia.

For people in certain countries, including New Zealand, the only accounts you will be able to apply for before you arrive in Australia are Westpac Choice and Westpac eSaver. Read the terms and conditions at before making a decision and consider whether the products are appropriate for you. 

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