Outward SWIFT Transfers

If you want to transfer funds abroad in the safest and most efficient manner, you can choose from our Outward Remittances service that provides you with the most quick and efficient procedure using latest and secure SWIFT technology. With SWIFT transfers, your funds will be transferred directly to the recipient’s account quickly and securely. ABA Bank SWIFT code: ABAAKHPP.

In order to make your banking experience with ABA even easier, we have created interactive OTT (Outward Telegraphic Transfer) forms for remittances. You can easily download each of them, fill in when it is convenient for you, print out and bring to your nearest ABA branch.

To download the forms, please follow the links below:

How to transfer?

Visit one of our branches and meet our Relationship Managers who will guide you through the application procedure, or give us a call at 023 225 333 for further information. 

Transfer of funds abroad is executed via our Correspondents Banks and their network around the world. The following is the list of our correspondent banks for different currency which can be used to facilitate the payments to and fro ABA bank accounts:

CurrencyCorrespondent Bank NameSwift Code
EURCommerzbank AG, Frankfurt, GermanyCOBADEFF
USDDBS Bank Ltd., SingaporeDBSSSGSG
SGDDBS Bank Ltd., SingaporeDBSSSGSG
USDKorea Exchange Bank, KoreaKOEXKRSE
USDStandard Chartered Bank, SingaporeSCBLSGSG
USDStandard Chartered Bank, New York, USASCBLUS33
USDDEUTSCHE BANK TRUST AMERICASBKTRUS33
USDKookmin Bank, SeoulCZNBKRSE
USDMashreqbank, Hong KongMSHQHKHH
THBStandard Chartered Bank, ThailandSCBLTHBK
USDDBP, PhilippinesDBPHPHMM
PHPDBP, PhilippinesDBPHPHMM
GBPStandard Chartered Bank, LondonSCBLGB2L
CNYChina Construction Bank CorporationPCBCCNBJ
USDVietcom Bank, VietnamBFTVVNVX
USDBanque Nationale du CanadaBNDCCAMMINT
EURBanque Nationale du CanadaBNDCCAMMINT

Local transfers

CurrencyAmountCommission
USD/KHRAny amount0.05%, min. USD 5*

International transfers

CurrencyAmountCommissionCable charge*Amendment
USD<=9,000$15N/A30
USD>9,0000.15% or min. $15 (whichever is higher)1530
EURAny amount0.15% or min. €15 (whichever is higher)1530
GBPAny amount0.15% or min. £15 (whichever is higher)1520
SGDAny amount0.15% or min. SGD20 (whichever is higher)2035
THBAny amount0.15% or min. THB500 (whichever is higher)5001,000
CNY/RMBAny amount0.15% or min. RMB150 (whichever is higher)150180

* If you would like the amount of transfer to be delivered to the beneficiary bank in full (without deductions by correspondent banks), you should select "OUR" option while completing the OTT form. In such case, additional fees apply:

  • for USD transfers: USD 30
  • for EUR transfers: EUR 30
  • for GBP transfers: GBP 30
  • for SGD transfers: SGD 35
  • for THB transfers: THB 1,000
  • for CNY transfers: not applicable

For transfers to Malaysia in MYR, the "OUR" fee is USD 20

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