International bank account form (AUS178)

If you are outside Australia permanently or for greater than 12 months your Centrelink payment (if still payable) may be paid into your bank account in your country of residence.

Use these forms to notify Centrelink International Services of the details of the account to which you want your Centrelink payments to be made.

Please ensure you select the correct form for your country of residence, print the form and read the instructions before completing the form. You will need to take the form to your local bank for them to check and confirm the account details provided. The form should be stamped by your bank and then returned to:

Centrelink International Services
PO Box 7809
Canberra BC ACT 2610

Direct deposit payment is currently not available to customers in Burma. Customers in Burma will be paid by cheque.

Payments cannot be delivered to customers in the following countries:

  • Iran
  • North Korea
  • Syria

Form to use based on country of residence

Your country of residence will determine which form you should use.

Country of residence Form code to use
Afghanistan AUS178I
Albania AUS178I
Algeria AUS178L
American Samoa AUS178I
Andorra AUS178L
Angola AUS178L
Anguilla AUS178L
Antigua and Barbuda AUS178L
Argentina AUS178ESI
Armenia AUS178L
Aruba AUS178L
Australia AUS178AU
Austria AUS178AT
Azerbaijan AUS178L
Bahamas AUS178L
Bahrain AUS178L
Bangladesh AUS178L
Barbados AUS178L
Belarus AUS178L
Belgium AUS178BE
Belize AUS178L
Benin AUS178L
Bermuda AUS178L
Bhutan AUS178L
Bolivia AUS17ESL
Bosnia-Herzegovina AUS178I
Botswana AUS178L
Bouvet Island AUS178L
Brazil AUS178I
British Virgin Islands AUS178I
Brunei-Darussalam AUS178L
Bulgaria AUS178L
Burkina Faso AUS178L
Burundi AUS178L
Cambodia AUS178I
Cameroon AUS178L
Canada AUS17CA
Cape Verde AUS178L
Cayman Islands AUS178L
Central African Republic AUS178L
Chad AUS178L
Chile AUS178ESI
China AUS178I
Colombia AUS178ESI
Comoros Islands AUS178L
Congo (Democratic Republic of the) AUS178L
Congo-Brazzaville AUS178L
Cook Islands AUS178NZ
Costa Rica AUS17ESL
Cote d'Ivoire AUS178L
Croatia AUS17CB
Cuba AUS178ESI
Cyprus AUS178CY
Czech Republic AUS178CZ
Denmark AUS178DK
Djibouti AUS178L
Dominica AUS178L
Dominican Republic AUS178L
East Timor AUS178L
Ecuador AUS178ESI
Egypt AUS178I
El Salvador AUS178ESI
Equatorial Guinea AUS178L
Eritrea AUS178L
Estonia AUS178L
Ethiopia AUS178L
Faeroe Islands AUS178L
Falkland Islands AUS178I
Fiji AUS178L
Finland AUS178FI
France AUS178FR
French Polynesia AUS178L
Gabon AUS178L
Gambia AUS178L
Georgia AUS178L
Germany AUS178GE
Ghana AUS178L
Gibraltar AUS178I
Greece AUS178GR
Greenland AUS178L
Grenada AUS178L
Guadeloupe AUS178L
Guam AUS178I
Guatemala AUS17ESL
Guinea AUS178L
Guinea Bissau AUS178L
Guyana AUS178L
Haiti AUS17ESL
Honduras AUS17ESL
Hong Kong AUS178HK
Hungary AUS178HU
Iceland AUS178I
India AUS178IN
Indonesia AUS178L
Ireland AUS178IE
Israel AUS178IL
Italy AUS178IT
Jamaica AUS178JM
Japan AUS178L
Jordan AUS178L
Kazakhstan AUS178L
Kenya AUS178L
Kiribati AUS178AU
Korea (Republic of) AUS178L
Kosovo AUS178I
Kuwait AUS178L
Kyrgyzstan AUS178L
Laos AUS178L
Latvia AUS178LV
Lebanon AUS178L
Lesotho AUS178L
Liberia AUS178I
Libya AUS178I
Liechtenstein AUS178L
Lithuania AUS178L
Luxembourg AUS178L
Macau AUS178L
Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of) AUS178MB
Madagascar AUS178L
Malawi AUS178L
Malaysia AUS178I
Maldives AUS178L
Mali AUS178L
Malta AUS178MT
Mariana Islands AUS178I
Marshall Islands AUS178I
Martinique AUS178L
Mauritania AUS178L
Mauritius AUS178L
Mayotte AUS178L
Mexico AUS178L
Moldova AUS178L
Monaco AUS178L
Mongolia AUS178L
Montenegro AUS178I
Montserrat AUS178L
Morocco AUS178L
Mozambique AUS178L
Namibia AUS178L
Nauru AUS178AU
Nepal AUS178L
Netherlands AUS178NL
New Caledonia AUS178L
New Zealand AUS178NZ
Nicaragua AUS178ESL
Niger AUS178L
Nigeria AUS178L
Niue AUS178NZ
Norfolk Island AUS178AU
Norway AUS178NO
Oman AUS178L
Pakistan AUS178L
Palau AUS178I
Panama AUS178ESI
Papua New Guinea AUS178L
Paraguay AUS178ESL
Philippines AUS178L
Pitcairn Island AUS178NZ
Poland AUS178PL
Portugal AUS178PT
Puerto Rico AUS178ESI
Qatar AUS178L
Reunion AUS178L
Romania AUS178I
Russian Federation AUS178I
Rwanda AUS178L
San Marino AUS178L
Sao Tome and Principe AUS178L
Samoa (Western) AUS178L
Saudi Arabia AUS178L
Senegal AUS178L
Serbia AUS178I
Seychelles AUS178L
Sierra Leone AUS178L
Singapore AUS178SG
Slovak Republic AUS178SK
Slovenia AUS178SI
Solomon Islands AUS178L
Somalia AUS178I
South Africa AUS178L
South Georgia and Sandwich Islands AUS178L
South Sudan AUS178I
Spain AUS178ES
Sri Lanka AUS178L
St Helena AUS178I
St Kitts and Nevis AUS178L
St Lucia AUS178L
St Pierre and Miquelon AUS178L
St Vincent and the Grenadines AUS178L
Sudan AUS178I
Suriname AUS178L
Swaziland AUS178L
Sweden AUS178SE
Switzerland AUS178CH
Taiwan AUS178L
Tajikistan AUS178I
Tanzania AUS178L
Thailand AUS178L
Timor-Leste AUS178L
Togo AUS178L
Tokelau AUS178NZ
Tonga AUS178L
Trinidad and Tobago AUS178I
Tunisia AUS178L
Turkey AUS178TR
Turkmenistan AUS178I
Tuvalu AUS178AU
Uganda AUS178L
Ukraine AUS178I
United Arab Emirates AUS178L
United Kingdom AUS178UK
United States of America AUS178US
Uruguay AUS178ESL
US Virgin Islands AUS178L
Uzbekistan AUS178L
Vanuatu AUS178L
Venezuela AUS178ESI
Vietnam AUS178L
Yemen AUS178I
Zambia AUS178L
Zimbabwe AUS178I

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