Need to send or receive money overseas? Choose our easy to use person-to-person or bank-to-bank payment solutions..

How it works

Western Union

Western Union, a person-to-person transfer service, is a fast, reliable and convenient way to send or receive money around the world. Absa Online and cellphone banking gives you access to over 500 000 Western Union agents in 200 countries and territories.

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Electronic transfers (SWIFT)

Conduct a secure transfer of funds from your bank account to an account abroad with SWIFT (bank-to-bank) transfers.

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Bank drafts

Use drafts to send monetary gifts abroad, pay foreign subscriptions or even for your next trip overseas. They can be sent directly to a beneficiary along with a letter, invoice or note.

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Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Call us on:

0860 151 151

International callers:

+27 (0) 11 335 4019

Email us at:

forex@absa.co.za

Contact us to find your nearest foreign exchange branch