Sending and receiving money overseas
If you mail or ship physical currency in Australian or foreign currency with a combined value of A$10,000 or more out of Australia you must declare it to an Australian Border Force officer, police officer or directly to AUSTRAC. You must do this before sending the currency out of Australia.
If you receive physical currency in Australian or foreign currency with a combined value of A$10,000 or more from outside Australia, you must submit a report to an Australian Border Force officer, police officer or directly to AUSTRAC within five business days of getting it.
- Individuals can download the Cross Border Movement – Physical Currency (Mailing) form for declaring mailed or shipped physical currency.
- Reporting entities should make cross border movement reports through their AUSTRAC Online account.
Individuals don’t need to declare:
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