Telegraphic Transfer

Wide Currency Coverage

Total of 41 currencies for you to transfer globally, click here to know more.

Transparent Exchange Rates

Exchange rate and remittance amount is shown upfront when conducting transactions.

Waived Service Charge for Online Transactions

For Citi Plus, Citi Priority, Citigold and Citigold Private Client customers.

Easy and Handy

Transfer anytime, anywhere with Citi Mobile® App or Citibank Online.

Send an outward transfer

To ensure a smooth telegraphic transfer experience, please prepare the below information prior your action:

  • Transfer destination
  • Payee bank name
  • SWIFT Code
  • Payee name
  • Payee account number
  • Payee address

Apart from the SWIFT code, transferring money to some destinations may require additional information (for example, FEDWIRE code for transfers to the US). Remember to get the information from your recipients!

Necessary Information of Overseas Transfer

Receive an inward transfer from on overseas bank

Please provide below information to the sending bank:

  • SWIFT code: CITIHKAX*
  • Bank Name: Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Bank's Address: Citi Tower, 83 Hoi Bun Road, One Bay East
  • Your bank account number
  • Your full name with Citibank
  • Bank code: 250
  • Branch code: 390*

* For Citibank N.A. customers, please use Branch Code 790 and SWIFT Code CITIHKAXIPB

After adding a payee, you can transfer up to HK$ 1,000,000 per day or any lower limit you previously set.

  • Tap Payments > "Manage Payments & Payees"
    after logging in
  • Tap Add Payees*
  • Tap "Overseas Payees" > "Other Overseas Account"
  • Select destination, then input the SWIFT code
  • Enter transfer details:
  • Input payee's name, account number and address
  • Verify and confirm the details
  • Input Mobile Token Unlock Code for transaction signing
  • Your payee has been added

*You need to enable the Citi Mobile® Token in order to add payee. Click here to view demo

If you want to add an overseas payee with CNY as the transfer currency, just complete this form and return it to us by mail.

Wish to learn more? Watch our step by step video now:

  • Tap Payments > "Transfers" after logging in
  • Select a payee
  • Enter the transfer amount. You may change the debit account by tapping the down arrow at the top of the screen
  • Review and confirm the details to complete the transfer by tapping "Pay"
  • Your payment has been transferred

Citibank Global Transfer1

Instant fund transfer to 18 countries and regions,
with $0 handling fee!2

Transfer to your own overseas Citi accounts or third-party Citi accounts.

From April 24, 2022, you will no longer be able to transfer or receive funds from Citibank Australia accounts through Citibank Global Transfer. Learn more
Citibank Global Transfer (CGT) is available in the following countries and regions for our Citibank HK clients:

Bahrain China3 Hong Kong India4 Indonesia Korea
Malaysia Mexico3 Philippines Poland Singapore Taiwan
Thailand UAE UK US Vietnam3  

Useful Tips

  • Handling fees may apply to overseas transfers via telegraphic transfer, for details please refer to Citibank Fees & Charges. You can choose to deduct the charges from your Citibank account in addition to your transferred amount or from the transferred amount sent to the beneficiary.
  • Future dated or recurring transfers are not applicable for overseas transfers.

Click here for the Currency Manager guide

  1. Outward remittance is applicable through Savings, Checking and Currency Manager Accounts for all currencies except RMB, while inward remittance is applicable through Savings and Checking Accounts for currencies including HKD and USD.
  2. Applicable to handling fees incurred by Citibank (HK) Ltd only. For incoming fund transfers from overseas Citibank branches, please refer to each originating country's fees and charges.
  3. Inbound only (only accept funds from other CGT originating countries and regions).
  4. Effective February 1, 2016, Citi India will no longer allow incoming CGT transactions into domestic accounts. Incoming CGT transactions will only be allowed into NRE (Non-Resident External) and NRO (Non-Resident Ordinary) rupee checking accounts.

# Citibank Global Transfer to and from Citibank Australia have been discontinued from April 24, 2022. Click here to learn more.