Send money to South Africa

Join 40+ million worldwide customers saving on money transfers with Revolut. Send international transfers from Australia (AUD) to South Africa (ZAR) today.

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$5.00
$995Amount you'll convert
12.10851Exchange rate
Recipient gets
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Should arrive by tomorrow

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How to send money with Revolut

Send money to South Africa in 3 steps

  1. 1

    Start your transfer

    Choose how much you want to send in South African Rand, and pick South Africa as your destination country.

  2. 2

    Check the rates

    Get competitive exchange rates when you transfer with us.

  3. 3

    Send money

    Enter the recipient's details and hit Send. We'll do the rest.

How much does it cost to transfer money to South Africa from Australia?

When you send money to South Africa (ZAR) from Australia (AUD), we won't charge you additional currency exchange fees on weekdays* if the transfer is within your exchange allowance. We may apply a transfer fee depending on how much you send, and your plan's international transfer allowance. We'll show any fees in-app before you transfer.

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How long will my money transfer to South Africa from Australia take?

Transfers to other Revolut customers usually arrive in minutes, while bank transfers to South Africa from Australia usually arrive within 3 to 5 business days. We’ll always keep you updated on the status of your transfer.

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Breeze through transfers to South Africa with Revolut

Transfer money to South Africa on the go, anytime. Easily check rates and fees before you send, and track your transfer directly in-app.

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Send money to South Africa at great exchange rates

What you see is what you pay when you send a transfer from Australia. All our fees are clearly displayed in-app.

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How to make your first money transfer to South Africa

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The best ways to send money to South Africa, explained

  • Bank transfers

    Transfer money using a recipient's bank account details.

  • Card transfers

    Coming soon: send money in real-time to a card account.

  • Send to wallet

    Coming soon: transfer money to a mobile wallet through their phone number.

  • Revolut to Revolut

    Send money to other Revolut friends.

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We monitor your account to flag suspicious transactions, keep your card details safe, and ask for extra verification to protect you. Under the Payments Systems (Regulation) Act, your money is guaranteed by a licensed bank in Australia. 40+ million people worldwide use Revolut for all things money.

Send money to South Africa the simple way

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Transfer money to South Africa FAQs

  • For most currencies, there are no limits to how much you can transfer. But, our payment partners may have set limits on certain currencies. You’ll always see these in-app before making the transfer.Learn more.
  • Regulated in Australia Yes, Revolut holds an Australian Financial Services Licence and is authorised by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) in Australia. Revolut is also a reporting entity with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC). Funds Protection Under the Payments Systems (Regulation) Act, your money is guaranteed by a licenced bank in Australia. Bespoke security systems We monitor your account to flag suspicious transactions, keep your card details safe, and ask for extra verification to protect you.Learn more.
  • The details we'll ask for depend on the transfer method you choose. We'll usually ask for a combination of the recipient’s full name, phone number, bank account number, and their BIC/SWIFT number. We may sometimes ask you for additional details like their city.Learn more.
  • Your transfer delivery time depends on the method you choose. Payments to other Revolut customers are usually instant. Transfers to cards typically take a few minutes, but can take up to 30 minutes. International bank transfers to South Africa usually arrive within 3 to 5 business days. Transfers to other countries can arrive in as little as minutes, or up to 3 to 5 business days, depending on the currency and destination. You can always track the status of your transfer in-app.Learn more.
  • With Revolut you can send money online to South Africa from Australia quickly and safely.
    1. Download the Revolut app on your Android or iPhone and sign up
    2. Add money to your Revolut account by topping up via your card or bank account
    3. Choose your destination country and currency
    4. Enter your recipient's details. You'll usually need their full name, bank account number, and sort code. Some payment methods and destination countries may require additional information
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Transfer money to South Africa from Australia at great rates

*A transaction will be outside of exchange market hours if it is made between Friday 5pm (New York time) and Sunday 6pm (New York time).