Bank Transfer in Australia


Bank transfer is one of the most frequently used methods for transferring transfer money locally within Australia. The recipient normally will receive the fund transferred instantly if funds are transferred within the same bank. If the money being transferred between a different bank, the recipient will receive the money on the next working day.

In Australia, a bank transfer can be made either by visiting the bank’s branch, through ATM that is available throughout the country or the most convenience way via internet banking. Normally, bank imposed a transfer limit of up to a maximum of $5,000 per day if the transfer made through internet banking. Fund transfer can be made to own or to somebody else’s account.

To make bank transfer locally within Australia, you will need the recipient’s BSB Number, Account Number and Recipient name. Please be aware that when transferring to an account in Australia, only the BSB and Account Number information is used. Banks will not check the Account Name provided. As such, it is very important to ensure that the BSB Number and Account Number provided are correct. Recipient street address and postcode are also not required for local bank transfer.

For inward international fund transfer to the Australia, swift code is also needed on top of recipient name, bank name, BSB Number and account number. International fund transfer to Australia may take approximately between 1 to 3 days.

Bank Transfer in Malaysia


In Malaysia, bank transfer can be made either by visiting the bank’s branch, through ATM machines or via internet banking. To make bank transfer locally within Malaysia, you will need the recipient name, bank name and account number. This no bank codes needed to make the transfer.

Recipient will receive the fund immediately if the transfer is done within the same bank. For Interbank GIRO (IBG) transfer, the recipient will receive the fund either within 2 working day or immediately depending on interbank transfer method & time. Immediate inter-bank fund transfer sometimes called “Instant Transfer,” where the transfer fee is slightly higher.

For inward international fund transfer to the Malaysia, swift code is also needed on top of recipient name, bank name and account number. Normally, it takes take approximately between 1 to 3 days for the fund to be credited to recipient’s account. Similar to local bank transfer, there is no local bank codes needed.

Although, banks in Malaysia have many branches throughout the country, most of the time, each branch does not have separate SWIFT code. To make inward international fund transfer to the Malaysia, you only need the head office SWIFT Code. The list of banks & its branches throughout Malaysia can be found in Malaysian Directory.

If you make bank transfer to invest in Malaysia, stock market & property investment are 2 of the most popular method.


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