Outgoing international payments

Send money overseas directly from the Money app or Online Banking – a simple, safe and secure solution for both your business and personal transactions.

Why send your international payments with Nedbank?



Our world-class security standards will guarantee your peace of mind when you make international payments from your Nedbank account.



The money is paid directly into your recipient’s bank account. No paperwork, no queues.


Easy to use

Pay for goods sold in another country, send money to friends and family, or make transfers to your offshore account in just a few quick clicks.

Things to note:

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Before you start

  • Have your recipient’s name, surname, gender and full physical address ready. 
  • To pay a company, you need the company’s name and its full physical address.
  • You also need the recipient’s banking details, which must include:

- their bank’s SWIFT code; and 

- an international bank account number or account number and/or routing (sort) code, depending on the region you are sending the payment to. 

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To make payments on the Money app

  1. Log on with your Nedbank ID, app PIN, fingerprint or Face ID. 
  2. Select Transact and then Pay or swipe to International banking.
  3. Go to International payments.
  4. Select Make a payment. 
  5. Follow the easy steps.
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How it works

  1. Simply capture the recipient's details.
  2. Select the reason for payment.
  3. Enter the amount in rand or foreign currency.
  4. Accept or decline the quotation.
  5. You can save the transaction and complete it later if you decline.


All Settled, In-progress and Saved payments will appear in your payment history. 


Additional services
  • If you don't want to use the Money app, simply complete an application form, save it to your desktop and email the form to servicedeskpayments@nedbank.co.za. We will call you for verification. Please note: Depending on the reasons for payment (BOP/Balance of Payment), you may have to provide supporting documents. The email service is currently not available for business transactions. 
  • If you would like to receive email notifications of incoming or outgoing cross-border payments as well as your debit and credit advices (copies of SWIFT MT103 messages), you can complete a Global eMessenger Form and submit it to any Nedbank branch or scan and email it to transactionalbankingmaintenance@nedbank.co.za if you have a email indemnity in place.
  • For more information, please read the FAQs and Reason For Payments (Balance of Payment).
  • You can complete your outgoing payment form right here.

Click here to complete the Outgoing Payment Form.


Get the Money app

For a secure and convenient way to manage your money, open an account, get a loan, or even buy gift and prepaid vouchers: get the Nedbank Money app.

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