What are the payment cut-off times?

Before you make a time-sensitive payment, check out our cut-off times for online or in-branch transactions.

Online banking cut-off times

Payments made before the cut-off times will be processed on the same business day.

Those made after the cut-off times on a business day, or on weekends and public holidays will be processed on the next business day.

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Online Banking
Payment scenario Payment types Cut-off time (AWST) 1 Funds available in recipient's account
Transfer money, or make a credit card or loan repayment, between your Bankwest accounts Internal or linked account transfer 8pm Immediately
Send money to another Bankwest account Pay Anybody 8pm
Same business day
Transfer money from your Bankwest account to your account at another Australian bank Linked account transfer 3pm Within 3 business days
Send money to an account at another Australian bank Pay Anybody 3pm Within 3 business days
Pay your bills via BPAY® 2 BPAY® Payments made before cut-off time are acknowledged as ‘paid’ by the biller on the business day the payment is made. However, the funds may not be available in the biller’s account for up to 3 business days. Close BPAY 4pm Within 3 business days
Send money overseas International Transfer 5pm
3 - 5 business days
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In branch cut-off times

International transfers and Real Time Gross Settlements must be made in  branch and received by the back office before the cut-off times to be processed on the same business day.

Payment requests received after these times will be processed the following business day.

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Real Time Gross Settlements
Payment type Cut-off time (AWST) 1
Real Time Gross Settlement 12:15pm
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International transfers
Currency Cut-off time (AWST) 1
Japanese Yen (JPY) 1:45pm previous business day
Singapore Dollar (SGD) 1:45pm previous business day
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) 1:45pm previous business day
Papua New Guinea Kina (PGK) 8:15am
New Zealand Dollar (NZD) 8:15am
Australian Dollar (AUD) 12:15pm
All other currencies 1:45pm
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Daylight Savings may change these times.

Need more help?

You can message us in the Bankwest App or online banking, or call us - we're here 24/7.