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Send money from USA to Australia

Transfer US dollars to Australian dollars at bank-beating rates for fast, secure online money transfers when you send money from the United States to Australia

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USDUS dollar

OFX fee

+ $0.00 USD

Amount to be converted

$10,000.00 USD

Your customer rate

1.4761

Converted to

$0 AUD

Estimated intermediary or bank fee

– $0.00 AUD

AUDAustralian dollar
Australia
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AU$293bn+

transfers to date

9

years ASX listed

8

global offices

1. Registration.

We’ll ask for some personal details to create your account and verify your identity.

2. Verification.

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 transfer money to from USA to Australia?

When you transfer money to Australia from the USA with OFX the easiest option is Direct Debit. The agreed amount will be withdrawn from your nominated account and then sent to your recipient.

Otherwise, you can send a wire transfer (bank fees apply) and make your payment online or in-branch.

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.

US dollar banknotes

How long does it take to transfer money to from USA to Australia?

Our global network of banking partners enables us to move your money efficiently, through some of the fastest payment schemes available globally.

Most international money transfers to Australia from USA are completed within 1-2 business days of OFX receiving your funds.

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FAQs

Can I send money from an American bank account to Australia?

OFX can transfer funds to almost any bank in Australia from the USA, including, but not limited to:

Westpac, ANZ, HSBC, Commonwealth Bank, NAB

How can I send money to a friend in Australia from USA?

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 Australia from USA?

Otherwise, OFX does not enforce any limits on the amount of money you may wish to transfer to Australia.