Australia (Direct credits and telegraphic transfers)

  • Bank and branch number (often referred to in Australia as BSB number)
  • Account number
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address

UK (Direct credits and telegraphic transfers)

  • Bank and branch number (often referred to in the UK as sort code)
  • Account number or IBAN
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address

Europe (Telegraphic transfers only)

  • The IBAN number
  • SWIFT code (preferable)
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address

US (Direct credits and telegraphic transfers)

  • Bank and branch number (often referred to in the US as ABA or FedWire). For direct credits it must be the direct deposits FedWire number, not the international FedWire number.
  • or SWIFT code and Bank and branch name
  • Account number
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address

Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore (Telegraphic transfers only)

  • Bank and branch name
  • SWIFT code
  • Account number
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address

Canada (Telegraphic transfers only)

  • Bank and branch name
  • Bank and branch number (often referred to in Canada as institution and transit number or Electronic Fund Transactions (EFT) routing number): Note a full EFT is 9 numbers long and includes a 0 at the start
  • Account number
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address

India (Telegraphic transfers only)

  • Bank and branch name
  • SWIFT code
  • Account number
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address
  • IFSC code* (for transfers over 100,000 INR)
  • Bank address including PIN code*
  • If recipient is not an Indian resident you’ll need to refer to them as a NRE*

*For internet banking put this information in payee’s details.

Other countries

Other countries We recommend that you ask the recipient to confirm the details their bank needs.

The most common requirements are:

  • Bank and branch name
  • SWIFT code
  • Account number
  • Recipient’s account name
  • Recipient’s physical address

Some countries may have additional requirements.

This information is subject to change. Kiwibank accepts no responsibility for errors or omissions.

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