MAKING TRANSFERS

Making transfers.

Making transfers.
Making transfers

Use your Citibank account to transfer money to friends around the corner, or family on the other side of the world.

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Citibank Global Transfers1 Sending funds instantly between Citibank accounts in participating countries.
  • Bahrain
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Hong Kong
  • India2
  • Indonesia
  • Jersey
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Instant.
Citibank Online Transfers Sending funds of any amount domestically or internationally to any other bank account. 3-5 business days to be processed from your Australian bank account.

Citibank Australia's SWIFT code is CITIAU2X: a SWIFT code is used to identify individual banks around the world.

Please note the below daily transfer limits that apply:

Daily Withdrawal limits

Your daily withdrawal limit is the maximum amount you can withdraw each day and applies to all accounts which are linked to your Debit Card.

The daily withdrawal limit is a combined limit and applies to all cash withdrawals and purchases through ATMs (chq/sav/cr buttons) and EFTPOS (chq/sav buttons or contactless). These limits do not apply for transactions through Visa or Mastercard networks (cr button or contactless), such withdrawals are limited to the amount of funds available in your account.

A different limit may apply if you request (or have previously requested) to change it.

Visa Debit Card Daily Withdrawal Limit
Citigold $3,000 AUD
Citi Priority $1,000 AUD
Debit $1,000 AUD
Daily Citibank Online Transfer Limits
Premium Banking Status Daily Citibank Online Transfer Limit

Citigold

$50,000

Citi Priority

$25,000

Citibanking

$10,000

All amounts are in Australian Dollars

Please note that your limit may increase or decrease as your premium banking status changes.

Citigold: To be eligible and maintain your Citigold status, you must hold an average monthly balance of A$250,000. You will be notified when you achieve this status.

Citi Priority: To be eligible and maintain your Citi Priority status, you must hold an average monthly balance of A$75,000 - $249,999.99. You will be notified when you achieve this status.

Citibanking: This is the default status for customers who do not meet either Citi Priority or Citigold premium banking status criteria.

Please note we review our customer premium banking status on a monthly basis. If you are no longer eligible for Citigold or Citi Priority status your premium banking status will change according to our defined criteria as above.

These limits apply to all accounts (including Loans products) which are linked to your Debit Card. Different limits may apply if you request (or have previously requested) to change it.

FAQs

Payments & Transfers

  • Sign on to Citibank Online and select 'Payments & Transfers' from the top menu bar options. Enter the required OTP
  • Select a 'To Account' from the drop down list (if the To Account isn't an option, you will need to Add a new Payee first)
  • Enter the Bill Payment details including Amount and Date. Click 'Next'
  • Click the Bill Payment summary and if all details are correct, click 'Make This Payment'
  • A summary screen will display. If you would like to make another Payment, click 'Make Another Payment'.

You can transfer a minimum of AUD$10 per day. Transfers to other accounts are subject to a limit of AUD$10,000 per day. Please note that you may not transfer funds from your Credit Card account.

Provided there are funds available, you can use any of your Citibank accounts. Please remember some billers do not accept Credit Card payments. Always check your bill for the different payment methods available.

Only registered BPAY® billers are accepted by this service.

For transfers to accounts in Australia, you will need:

  • The BSB number of the receiving bank. This is a 6-digit number and indicates the bank and branch number that the funds are being transferred to
  • The account number you are sending the funds to

Please ensure that the account number for the payee you establish is correct as Citibank will credit the account based solely on the account number and BSB provided.

For transfers to Citibank Australia accounts, you will only require the Citibank Australia account number. Please ensure that the account number for the payee you establish is correct, as Citibank will credit the account based solely on the account number provided.

  • Sign on to Citibank Online and select 'Payments & Transfers' from the top menu bar options. Enter the required OTP
  • Select 'Manage / Add Payee List' from the left hand menu, then click 'Add Payee' from the available options
  • Select a 'Payee Type' from the drop down menu, then enter a Payee Name. Depending on the type of Payee you choose, fill in the following information in the required fields. Click 'Next'
  • A summary of the details you have entered will display. To confirm they are correct and set up the Payee, click 'Confirm'.

When a new Payee is added, a unique 6-digit code, the Online Authorisation Code (OAC) will be issued to you to activate the new Payee. Learn more about the Online Authorisation Code.

Any transfer made from your account will appear on your Account Details and Activity enquiry as a debit immediately, with the exception of Credit Card and Ready Credit accounts for which the details will be available within two business days. It is suggested you contact the Payee directly to confirm receipt of funds.

No, but you may use your Credit Card to pay accounts using the BPAY® facility. Please note some billers do not accept Credit Card payments. Always check your bill for the different payment methods available.

If you are transferring to a Citibank Account overseas:

  • To transfer up to the daily limit of AUD$10,000 to a Citibank Account Overseas, select "Bill Payments & Transfers" and then select your Overseas Citibank Account payee. Please ensure that the account details of the international account you want to transfer to is on your payee list and has been activated with an Online Authorisation Code (OAC) or through a Customer Service Operator. Learn more about Citibank Global Transfers and participating countries.
  • To transfer funds exceeding the AUD$10,000 daily limit, select "Bill Payments & Transfers" and then select "Transfer Money Abroad" in Step 1 and then enter the details of your payment on the form provided. The account details in this form do not need to be on your list of payees.

If you are transferring to a Non-Citibank Account Overseas or a Citibank Account that is not supported by Citibank Global Transfers:

  • To transfer funds select "Bill Payments & Transfers" and then select "Transfer Money Abroad" in Step 1 and then enter details as required.

Transfers to another Citibank Australia account are credited immediately. For transfers to another Australian bank account, the Payee would expect to receive the funds within two working days.

Payments made by 5:00pm Sydney Time should register with the Payee by the next working day.

Inter-bank transfers within Australia are transferred as cleared funds. A clearance period may be applied to all overseas transfers by the receiving bank.

No. Calendar View does not exists anymore.

You may have more than one regular bill or payment to make each month. You can schedule all of these payments and transfers in one easy step, using the 'Multiple Payments' option. This can be found under the 'Quick Actions' section on your Payments & Transfers page within Citibank Online. Simply select your 'To' and 'From' accounts, the required amounts, dates and confirm. All your payments will be made automatically as scheduled payments.

Citibank Global Transfers make instantaneous funds transfers possible to any Citibank account in the world. First, simply add and activate your payee. Next, go to the 'Bill Payments and Transfers' tab and follow the steps.

The 'Transfer Money Abroad' service is a convenient way of sending money to a non-Citibank account overseas. Please note that charges may apply.

Yes, simply select 'Manage Payments & Transfers' and setup a recurring payment from your Citibank Savings/Transaction account to pay your Citibank Credit Card bills.

Yes, you are given an option when making a Payment or Transfer to select to pay Today or at a Future date.

Important information:

  1. Citibank Global Transfers available from Citibank Australia to eligible Citibank accounts in selected countries/destinations.Daily transfer limit applies. Funds are converted to the destination account currency at the exchange rate specified to you on Citibank Online before you confirm your transaction. This exchange rate includes a commission for the conversion service. Subject to local regulations, Transfers will normally reach destination account immediately, but in some cases may take 24 hours.
  2. Effective February 1, 2016, Citi India will no longer allow incoming CGT transactions into domestic accounts. Incoming CGT transactions will only be allowed into NRE (Non-Resident External) and NRO (Non-Resident Ordinary) rupee checking accounts.

Any advice is general advice only. It was prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation, or needs. Before acting on this advice you should consider if it's appropriate for your particular circumstances. Details on our dispute resolution system and full details of the terms and conditions are available by calling 13 24 84 or at citibank.com.au.

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Free Citibank Global Transfers¹ are available to the following countries: