Transfer Money to Japan

A safe, simple, fast way to send money to Japan

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Why Send Money to Japan with Travelex and OFX

What do you get when New Zealand’s leading foreign exchange provider partners with an online payments company trusted by millions of customers worldwide?

  • Bank-beating rates
  • Fast turnaround
  • 24/7 Global support

We know when it comes to transferring money from New Zealand to Japan, security, affordability, speed and convenience matter the most to our customers.

Whether you’re sending a large sum to Nagoya for business purposes, or a small financial gift to friends or family in Sapporo, there are many reasons to transfer money to Japan with our partner OFX. OFX provide a reliable, safe, fast money transfer service at NZD to JPY exchange rates that are better than the banks.

Send money to Japan 24 hours per day, 7 days a week either via our website or via your mobile phone.


Fast transfers
Upon OFX receiving your funds, major currency transfers are usually completed within 24 hours

Great exchange rates
We've got better rates and fees than the banks, and have securely transferred over $100 billion worldwide since 1998

Get a quote and Lock in rates
Enter your recipient’s bank account details and lock-in your transfer with our competitive exchange rates

24/7 Support
A global support team is available around the clock - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 0800 161 868


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The OFX bank to bank money transfer process is easy. Our internationally outbound money transfer platform ensures a smooth, simple transfer experience.

Follow these simple steps to transfer your money from NZ to Japan:


How it Works


1

Log-In/Create an account

Sign-in to your account via the login portal
Or create a free account with our partner OFX.

2

Confirm the recipient’s details

Confirm the recipient’s full name, SWIFT code (or IFSC in India) and their bank account number.

3

Get your live quote

You will be sent a live, total sum quote.
Proceed with the transaction
Or wait until the rate improves to complete your transfer.

4

Lock-In your transaction details

Confirm the exchange rate and finalise the transaction:
amount, currency, the recipient’s bank account details

5

Transfer your funds and complete

Finalise the transaction and transfer your funds via BPay or electronic bank transfer.



Sending money to Japan has never been faster or more transparent. The moment your transferable funds are received, our partner system will process the amount within minutes. You can expect your funds to be delivered to the recipient in around 3-5 business days, with most delays dependent on the receiving bank. Travelex makes it easy to keep track of your transfers, with processing stages available to review through our handy Apple or Android app.
The ‘Travelex International Money Transfer’ has a minimum transfer amount of $250. There are no other restrictions in place for money transfers to Japan, which makes it easier than ever to move the money you need.
Sending money can be as easy as 1,2,3 with international money transfer being available for both business and personal transactions. Travelex provides a smooth and easy money transfer service between New Zealand and Japan. Travelex offers great rates for both personal and business transactions, along with transaction security, accessibility, and customer support.
Transferring money from New Zealand to Japan is safe and straightforward when you use a trusted service provider. However, in order to transfer funds through Travelex, it's important to gather the appropriate information. Travelex offers two primary ways to transfer funds: an online travel money service and the Travelex Money Card.
  • The online service enables anyone living in New Zealand to send funds securely to Japan.
  • The Travelex Money Card is designed to assist travellers who are going to Japan in person.
In order to process your transfer, Travelex requires the sender’s full name and current address, along with identity verification and full payment details. The recipient’s full name, address, and bank details will also be required, including a 4-7 digit bank account number, bank name, and branch/code. While an IBAN number is not required for banks outside Europe and the Middle East, a SWIFT/BIC code for the receiving bank in Japan is needed.
Rest assured, we're doing everything we can to make this as simple and easy as we can. However, if you have any questions about the upcoming change, we're always here to help. You can call us 24/7 on 0800 161 868 in New Zealand.
How Long Does it Take to Send Money to Japan?

Sending money to Japan has never been faster or more transparent. The moment your transferable funds are received, our partner system will process the amount within minutes. You can expect your funds to be delivered to the recipient in around 3-5 business days, with most delays dependent on the receiving bank. Travelex makes it easy to keep track of your transfers, with processing stages available to review through our handy Apple or Android app.

How Much Money can be Transferred to Japan?

The ‘Travelex International Money Transfer’ has a minimum transfer amount of $250. There are no other restrictions in place for money transfers to Japan, which makes it easier than ever to move the money you need.

Purposes for International Money Transfer

Sending money can be as easy as 1,2,3 with international money transfer being available for both business and personal transactions. Travelex provides a smooth and easy money transfer service between New Zealand and Japan. Travelex offers great rates for both personal and business transactions, along with transaction security, accessibility, and customer support.

What Information Do You Need to Transfer Money to Japan?

Transferring money from New Zealand to Japan is safe and straightforward when you use a trusted service provider. However, in order to transfer funds through Travelex, it's important to gather the appropriate information. Travelex offers two primary ways to transfer funds: an online travel money service and the Travelex Money Card.

  • The online service enables anyone living in New Zealand to send funds securely to Japan.
  • The Travelex Money Card is designed to assist travellers who are going to Japan in person.

In order to process your transfer, Travelex requires the sender’s full name and current address, along with identity verification and full payment details. The recipient’s full name, address, and bank details will also be required, including a 4-7 digit bank account number, bank name, and branch/code. While an IBAN number is not required for banks outside Europe and the Middle East, a SWIFT/BIC code for the receiving bank in Japan is needed.

If I have a question, who can I speak to?

Rest assured, we're doing everything we can to make this as simple and easy as we can. However, if you have any questions about the upcoming change, we're always here to help. You can call us 24/7 on 0800 161 868 in New Zealand.


Travelex International Payments Disclaimer & Additional Information

Refers only to the transfer fee charged by Travelex International Payments.
Please read our Product Information documentProduct Information document for a detailed explanation of the services provided by NZForex.
The Travelex International Payment Service is provided by NZForex Limited (CN: 2514293) (trading as OFX). NZForex is registered as a financial service provider under the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008. You can access the Financial Service Providers register at www.fspr.govt.nz.
Information on this website is intended for residents of New Zealand only.
Any advice contained in this website is general advice only and has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should not rely on any advice contained in this website and we recommend that you consider whether the product is appropriate to your situation and seek appropriate financial, taxation and legal advice.
Any reference to "we", "us", or "our" in relation to the Travelex Money Transfer service is a reference to OFX.