International bank account form (AUS178)

Use this form to tell us your bank account details if your Centrelink payment is able to be paid outside Australia.

Find your country of residence from the following lists to access the correct form. Once printed, read the instructions carefully before completing the form.
 

Select the correct form

To be paid by direct deposit into a bank account in the following countries you will be paid in the currency detailed on the form:

Complete the Bank account details – Australia form to be paid directly into an Australian bank account in Australian Dollars while you are outside Australia or in one of the below countries:

  • Kiribati
  • Nauru
  • Tuvalu

Complete the Bank account details - New Zealand form to be paid directly into a bank account in New Zealand Dollars in the following countries:

  • Cook Islands
  • New Zealand
  • Niue
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • Tokelau

Complete the Wire payment via a USA bank form to be paid directly into a bank account in in US Dollars (USD) in the following countries. You need to have a bank account that accepts USD. This form is also available in Spanish.

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • American Samoa
  • Argentina
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cambodia
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Cuba
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Falkland Islands
  • Gibraltar
  • Guam
  • Iceland
  • Kosovo
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Malaysia
  • Mariana Islands
  • Marshall Islands
  • Montenegro
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Puerto Rico
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Serbia
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • St Helena
  • Sudan
  • Tajikistan
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Venezuela
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

Complete the Local currency wire payment form to be paid directly into a bank account in the local currency in the following countries. You must make sure your bank can accept payment by wire transfer. This form is also available in Spanish.

  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brunei-Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros Islands
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Congo-Brazzaville
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • French Polynesia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Martinique
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • New Caledonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa, Western
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • South Georgia and Sandwich Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Pierre and Miquelon
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia

Before you submit your form

Your local bank needs to stamp the form to confirm your account can accept our payment and the details you have provided are correct. Then post your form to:

Centrelink International Services
PO Box 7809
Canberra BC ACT 2610
Australia

Countries with payment restrictions

There are restrictions to delivering payments to the following countries:

  • Iran
  • Myanmar
  • North Korea
  • Syria

Please contact International Services for more information.

Page last updated: 7 September 2016

This information was printed Friday 30 September 2016 from humanservices.gov.au/customer/forms/aus178 It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at humanservices.gov.au/siteinformation when using this material.