Some common questions people ask when sending money to the United States
How long will it take for my money to reach the United States?
Sending in money to your CurrencyFair account can vary depending on the currency. AUD typically reaches us in 1-2 business days, EUR 2 business days, whereas other currencies may take up to 5 days. After we have exchanged your money into USD, transfers to a US bank account typically can take 4-5 business days. Find out more about our estimated processing times.
Is my money safe?
Yes. CurrencyFair is fully regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Customer funds are ring fenced to ensure maximum security and protection, meaning your money is in safe hands.
How can I top up my CurrencyFair account?
You can top up your CurrencyFair account through a bank transfer. Additionally customers with Irish debit cards can make debit card payments, while Australian residents can use BPAY to top up their account.
Do I need to verify my account?
As a fully regulated financial services business, we are required to verify the identity of all our customers. Where possible we attempt to speed up the process through electronic checks. Where this isn’t possible, we require up to two proofs of ID and proofs of addresses and/or evidence of residency.
Send Money to the United States • USD money transfer
How to do a money transfer to the United States with CurrencyFair.
If you need US Dollars or need to send money to a bank account in the United States, with CurrencyFair the process is easy and hassle-free. There are two options when exchanging AUD to USD with CurrencyFair. You can:
You can exchange your money US Dollars in two ways:
Send in your money to CurrencyFair to be exchanged straight away at the best rate available as soon as it reaches us.
Choose your Rate
Enter your desired rate in our Exchange and wait for the market to match it. This is only available to CurrencyFair customers.
Take a look at our process times to find out how long a money transfer to the United States could take.