Send money to Japan

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers from New Zealand to Japan.

Compare the best money transfer rates to Japan

At TransferWise, we never hide extra fees and charges in the exchange rate. We just use the exchange rate – independently provided by Reuters. That means fair, low-cost transfers, every time.

Compare TransferWise exchange rates and fees with some of the biggest money transfer and remit services, such as Western Union, ICICI Bank or Worldremit.

How to send money to Japan in 3 easy steps

Start your transfer.
1

Start your transfer.

Pay in NZD with your debit card or credit card, or send the money from your online banking.

Get the best rate out there.
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Get the best rate out there.

TransferWise always gives you the real and fair mid-market exchange rate.

Money is locally delivered.
3

Money is locally delivered.

The recipient gets money in their currency directly from TransferWise's local bank account.

How much does it cost to transfer money to Japan?

To send money in NZD to Japan, you pay a small, flat fee of 4.96 NZD + 0.68% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront).

Some payment methods have an added fee, but that's usually tiny too.

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

TransferWise fees
Fixed fee
% fee for transfers up to 200,000 NZD
% fee for amounts over 200,000 NZD
How long will an international money transfer take?

How long will an international money transfer take?

On many popular routes, TransferWise can send your money within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.

Sometimes, different payment methods or routine checks may affect the transfer delivery time. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

Your transfer route
Should arrive
by October 16th

TransferWise is easy

How to send money to Japan from New Zealand

TransferWise makes transferring money to Japan a breeze:

  1. Just tap in how much, and where to.
  2. Then make a local payment to TransferWise, whether it's with a bank transfer, swift or your debit or credit card.
  3. And that's it.

TransferWise converts your money at the 'inter-bank' rate – the real rate – so you save big time (even versus the guys saying there's 'zero' commission). On TransferWise, there's no room for sneaky bank surcharges or creeping hidden charges.

Available payment methods
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Bank Transfer

The better way to send money from New Zealand to Japan

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Safe & Speedy

We're regulated by authorities all over the world. That's a lot of standards to live up to – so we have to be safe. And our smart tech moves your money faster than banks.

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Transparent Fees

No hidden fees. No sneaky surprises. For one low, upfront fee, you get the real, mid-market exchange rate.

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Convenient

Send money online on our website, or on the move, with our app. Wherever you are, and wherever they are, you're good to go.

TransferWise is safe and secure

TransferWise is an authorised Electronic Money Institution independently regulated by the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) New Zealand.

This means we're required by law to keep your money safe by storing it in a low-risk financial institution - in Europe this is in our UK account with Barclays, in the US this is in our US account with Wells Fargo.

We're trusted by 4 million people and counting.

We have a 9.1 out of 10 rating on Trustpilot

It's your money. You can trust us to get it where it needs to be, but don't take our word for it. Read our reviews at Trustpilot.com

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Very good and easy service for everyone
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