Travel & international

International banking

Transferring and receiving money from around the world is simple and secure with Hume Bank. Enjoy international transfers in 130 currencies to 200 countries. And timely, reliable and cost-saving international payments for you and the sender.

Dig into the details

Want to know more about our everyday products? Our team is always up for a chat – on the phone or in one of our branches.

Sending money overseas

Need to send money overseas? You can register to securely transfer funds via iBank, by calling 1300 004 863, or by visiting a Hume Bank branch.

130 currencies

Send an international money transfer (IMT) to more than 200 countries, in over 130 currencies.

Reliable & secure

Feel secure knowing the transfer is made by Telegraphic Transfer. This means funds are directly credited to the recipient’s overseas bank account.

Backed by Convera

A global leader in payments technology. Convera helps customers move money and capture value with speed and simplicity.

The low-down on our fees

Transaction typeFee
Send a Telegraphic Transfer in a foreign currency $30 in branch, $15 via iBank
Send a Telegraphic Transfer in Australian Dollars$50 in branch
Convert a cheque in foreign currency with less than $5,000 equivalent value$20
Convert a cheque in a foreign currency with more than $5,000 equivalent value$50

How to send money overseas

Sending money overseas is quick, easy and secure with Hume Bank.

Together with Convera, we offer Telegraphic Transfers to send funds abroad.

The transfer means money is directly credited to a recipient’s overseas bank account.

In most cases, sending the transfer in the recipient’s currency is usually more cost effective. It can also help ensure the funds are credited more quickly.

  • Why should I use a telegraphic transfer?

  • What details do I need?

  • How can I send a telegraphic transfer?

Got an overseas trip in the works?

Don’t forget to let us know where you’ll be and when. Simply log in to iBank using the main nav or use the Hume Bank App.

Receiving money from overseas

Receiving international payments through Hume Bank is fast, safe and reliable.

Backed by Convera, you can receive money directly into your Hume Bank account.

And our fee-free Inward Payment Service provides a competitive and upfront exchange rate quote. Which means you and your sender can estimate how much you want to receive.

Better value

Competitive exchange rates – and no beneficiary fees – help maintain the value of what you’re receiving.

Timely & reliable

Payments are handled by Convera and usually received within 2 to 3 business days.

Guaranteed rates

Relax knowing what you will be paying by locking in an exchange rate.

How to receive an international payment

Receiving money from overseas with Hume Bank is simple and secure.

Backed by Convera you can receive money directly into your Hume Bank account.

Follow the three easy steps below to get started.

1. Register

First you’ll need to register to receive an overseas payment by completing this online form.

2. Instruct

Once you’ve registered, you’ll get payment instructions to give to the person sending you money.

3. Receive

The person sending you money will give your payment instructions to their bank to make the payment.

Explore the world with ease

Forget the worry of carrying cash or the confusion of exchange rates.

With the Cash Passport Platinum Mastercard you’ll be able to eat, shop and play with the freedom of over 11 major currencies and the confidence of 24/7 global emergency support. Your next adventure has never been this easy!

Simple solutions for everyday banking

There’s no getting around it – banking is part of life. But that doesn’t mean it has to be hard! We’ve put together a collection of resources to help you make the most of your finances, no matter where you are in life.

Things you should know

Hume Bank has entered into contractual arrangements with Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd (ACN 150 129 749; AFSL 404092) trading as Convera (“Convera”), to assist it in fulfilling certain foreign exchange and payment services, including telegraphic transfer. The relationship relating to the services described is solely between you and Hume Bank. Fees and charges may apply, please refer to the terms and conditions issued by Hume Bank.

Any advice provided by Hume Bank is general in nature and does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. Convera does not give you any advice, general, personal or otherwise. This communication has been prepared solely for informational purposes and does not in any way create binding obligations. No representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, express or implied, are made in this communication.