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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Will I be charged any commission fees for exchanging currencies?2022-05-02T05:47:06+00:00

No. Foreign Xchange does not charge any commission fees for exchanging currencies. We only charge a flat $19.50 fee for delivery nationally to cover our secure courier and insurance fee to cover loss or damage.

2. What kind of details or ID do I need to provide to buy foreign currency?2019-12-19T13:23:16+00:00

We are required by AUSTRAC regulations to verify the ID of our customers. This will be done in-store at pick up or at the end of the online ordering process if you elect to have your currency delivered.

An Australian Drivers Licence or Passport is an ideal example of a complete valid ID.

A valid complete ID must possess the following:
1. Full Name
2. Photograph
3. Date of Birth
4. Address*
5. Signature
6. Issue and Expiry Date
7. ID Number
8. Government Issued

If you are unsure if your ID is valid or not, give us a call or drop us an email and we can help you out.

*If you’re using our delivery service, your delivery address must match the address on your ID.

3. Is there a limit to how much foreign currency I can buy or sell?2019-12-19T13:23:25+00:00

Yes, there is a limit of AUD $9999 that a customer can purchase online via our website.

4. Can I request specific denominations during my purchase for foreign currency?2019-09-08T09:58:00+00:00

Yes, there is a field for this in the online ordering process checkout page. We try our best to match the denomination request as much as possible, but cannot guarantee 100% accurate denominations.

5. Are exchange rates likely to change during the ordering process?2019-09-08T10:00:52+00:00

No. Here at Foreign Xchange we update the exchange rates before and after business hours. Once you complete your order, your currency exchange rates are locked in at the rate you see at purchase.

6. When & how do I make payment?2022-05-02T05:55:52+00:00

Once you reach the Review & Confirm stage of the online ordering process, you will see our Bank Account details which you can use to make payment.

For BPAY this means the Reference Number and Biller Code (not offering at this stage).
For Account Transfer (EFT) this means the Account Name, BSB & Account Number.
For POLI you will get the link to make the payment securely (not offering at this stage).

7. Do you accept any other mode of payment other than Account Transfer (EFT)?2022-05-02T05:56:25+00:00

No. At this stage we are only accepting EFT as they are the safest and most reliable form of receiving/sending funds

8. How long does it take to send funds to your bank account?2022-05-02T05:54:05+00:00

Receiving payments can take upto 2 business days to clear and hit our bank account. This is included in the Estimated 3 business days delivery timeframe. This is an Estimated time only and not guaranteed because of various reasons out of our control including but not limited to logistics and operational delays.

9. Where & when can I pick up my Foreign Currency?2022-05-02T05:56:58+00:00

You can pick up from any Australia Post locations across 3000+ stores across the country.

Your order will be ready for pickup on the day selected during the order process. Please only go the Post Office if your tracking link says it is ready for pick up in case their is a delay.

You can come at any time during business hours on the pickup day.

10. * How does delivery work?2022-05-02T05:50:24+00:00

During the online ordering process you’ll have the option to select whether you want to pick up your currency or have it delivered to your home address (available Australia Wide).

Once your order is complete, it will be delivered to your home address within 5 – 7  business days. This is an Estimated time only and not guaranteed because of various reasons out of our control including but not limited to logistics and operational delays. We use only premium couriers and your order is completely insured.

11. What happens if I am not available when the currency is delivered?2019-08-27T05:38:07+00:00

If the delivery is missed, the courier will leave a communication card to notify you. The order will be taken to the local post office for pickup. You will need to collect it by providing a copy of your ID for security and compliance purpose.

12. Can someone else accept the consignment on my behalf?2019-06-12T12:59:38+00:00

No. For security reasons the courier company will only deliver and hand over the currency to the person who has placed the order.

13. Is my consignment insured? What happens if it goes missing?2022-05-02T05:58:04+00:00

Yes. Your order is fully insured at all times for your peace of mind. We will replace it at our expense if for any reason the consignment goes missing

14. Does my delivery address have to be the same as the address on my ID?2019-06-12T13:00:41+00:00

Yes. We can only deliver currency to the address mentioned on your authorised ID that has been recorded during the ID verification step, at the end of the ordering process.

15. Can the order details be changed?2019-08-27T02:58:00+00:00

Our online system does not accept changes once the order has been completed. However you can call our office number and request for a manual update: (08) 8221 6565. Monday to Friday: 10.00 A.M. – 6.00 P.M. ACST or feel free to email us at info@foreignxchange.com.au

16. How much currency can I order?2019-12-19T13:05:58+00:00

Any amount up to A$9999 per individual. However for Insurance reasons we cannot deliver more than AUD $5,000 worth of currency per consignment. You will have to place 2 orders for order over AUD $5,000 (still need to be under AUD $10,000 per individual) and unfortunately pay for delivery twice.

17. When will my order be delivered?2022-05-02T05:58:30+00:00

Your order will be delivered within Estimated 5 – 7  business days of order completion. This is an Estimated time only and not guaranteed because of various reasons out of our control including but not limited to logistics and operational delays.

18. What if I’m not home or I miss my delivery?2019-12-19T13:08:35+00:00

If you miss your delivery, our courier will leave a communication card and drop off your consignment at the local post office. You will need to go and collect it from the local post office by providing you IS for security and compliance reasons.

19. Can someone else receive the order on my behalf?2019-12-19T13:08:45+00:00

The person who receives the order must be the person on the drivers license used to make the order. The photo ID will be checked by the courier and the order will only be released to the correct party.