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APRA grants limited authorised deposit-taking institution licence to TransferWise Australia

Monday 30 November 2020

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has granted TransferWise Australia Pty Limited a licence to provide purchased payment facilities, as a limited authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) under the Banking Act 1959

An updated list of all APRA-authorised ADIs can be found on the APRA website at: Register of authorised deposit-taking institutions.

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Contact APRA Media Unit, on +61 2 9210 3636

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For more information contact APRA on 1300 558 849.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6.5 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.