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How to send money to India from Australia
We’ll ask for some personal details to create your account and verify your identity.
Electronic verification keeps things moving before we give you a call to make sure you’re good to go.
3. Book your transfer.
Tell us the amount you want to send, or what your recipient needs to receive and see your rate.
4. Send your funds.
You’ll be notified when funds hit our intermediary account. Track your transfer online, in-app or via SMS.
What is the best way to send money to India?
When you send money to India with OFX for most online money transfers you can simply send your funds via bank transfer or Bpay.
Please note that payment methods vary based on the currency being sent. Once you lock in your transfer, we will inform you of available payment options.
How long does it take to transfer money to India?
Most international money transfers to India are completed within 1-2 business days of OFX receiving your funds.
Our global network of banking partners enables us to move your money efficiently, through some of the fastest payment schemes available globally.
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Can I send money from an Australian bank account to India?
OFX can transfer funds to almost any bank in India, including, but not limited to:State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (SBI), ICICI Bank Limited, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank Ltd, Citibank NA, Power Finance Corporate Limited, Canara Bank, Standard Chartered Bank India
How can I send money to a friend in India from Australia?
Whether it’s a gift or a lifeline, when you transfer with OFX we can send money straight to your friend’s bank account.
They don’t need to sign up with OFX, all they have to do is share their bank account details with you.
What verification details do I need to provide as an Australian resident?
Verification helps keep our platform safe from fraud, so we verify the identity of every person who requests an OFX account.
To verify your identity we’ll ask for some personal information including your contact details and nationality. We may also need you to provide photo ID and proof of address to complete verification.
If you’re sending money for a business, we’ll also ask for your ABN, industry, and other additional documentation relevant to your business structure.
Depending on the countries you are transferring between and the size of the transfer, we may call you if we need a little more information on your transfer needs.
Is there any limit on how much money I can send to India from Australia?
Any trade or company-related payments to India cannot exceed 1.5mil INR in a single transaction.
Otherwise, OFX does not enforce any limits on the amount of money you may wish to transfer to India.