Refreshing in: 60s | Sat, Jan 28, 12:51AM GMT
Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our content.
Looking for the best way to send money from India to family, friends or businesses in Australia (or even to your own bank account)? Don't head straight to your Indian bank - turn to online money transfer services instead. They nearly always offer better exchange rates and lower fees - which means for the same amount of rupees you send, the recipient will receive more dollars.
Use our table below to compare services that send money from the Republic of India to Australia. Compare the money transfer providers' fees and speeds, then click "Go to site" when you've found the best one to send your Indian Rupees to Australia.
Here's our simple process for sending a money transfer to Australia as a cash pickup or bank transfer - the two options are similar:
If you send to an Australian bank account, your recipient will need to wait for the funds to arrive. For a cash pick up, your Australian recipient will need to show some form of photo ID in order to pick up the funds. It's also important that you give them the transaction reference number to streamline the process.
How to decide which option is best for you to send money to Australia.
To send money from India to Australia, you'll need the following:
Most providers require a driver's license, passport or other Indian government-issued ID. You can send transfers without the above but may need to give alternate ID instead.
Your options depend on the provider's services. Popular methods include cash, debit or credit card payments, bank account transfers and personal cheques.
You'll need their name (matching their ID) plus contact details. If sending to an Australian bank account, you'll need the a/c number, SWIFT and branch details.
To collect money in person in Australia, the recipient will need:
The reference number - sometimes called a PIN, MTCN or tracking number.
An official ID, such as an Australian passport or driving license.
To know how much has been sent, usually to within 10% of the total.
The sender's name and address and the country from where the money was sent.
The cost of sending money to Australia from India depends on the exchange rate between INR to AUD, the fees, how you want your recipient to receive your transfer and the turnaround time:
Looking for the best way to send money from India to Egypt? Services, rates and fees compared.
Sending money to Gambia from India? Compare international money transfer services and save on exchange rates and fees.
INR-OMR is easy with our comprehensive guide to the best ways to send money from India to Oman.
Want to send INR to the Republic of Burundi? We will help you pick the best international money transfer service and explain fees and exchange rates.
Sending money to Slovenia from India? Compare international money transfer services and save on exchange rates and fees.
INR-NIO is easy with our comprehensive guide to the best ways to send money from India to Nicaragua.
Find out which services allow you to send money overseas to Iraq, so you can save the most money on your transfer.
Want to send INR to Trinidad and Tobago? We will help you pick the best international money transfer service and explain fees and exchange rates.
Sending money to Guatemala from India? Compare international money transfer services and save on exchange rates and fees.
Sending money to Denmark from India? Compare international money transfer services and save on exchange rates and fees.
finder.com is an independent comparison platform and information service that aims to provide you with the tools you need to make better decisions. While we are independent, the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which finder.com receives compensation. We may receive compensation from our partners for placement of their products or services. We may also receive compensation if you click on certain links posted on our site. While compensation arrangements may affect the order, position or placement of product information, it doesn't influence our assessment of those products. Please don't interpret the order in which products appear on our Site as any endorsement or recommendation from us. finder.com compares a wide range of products, providers and services but we don't provide information on all available products, providers or services. Please appreciate that there may be other options available to you than the products, providers or services covered by our service.