Rename a direct debits template

Templates are a convenient way to help you create direct debits. Once you save a template you can select it to populate your payments without the need to add the details for each payment individually.

  • Renaming a template is quick and easy.

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ANZ Internet Banking for Business customers can easily rename a direct debits template.

  • Go to the "Direct debits" menu.
  • Click on the "Manage templates" link.
  • Ensure the correct template is selected, using the radio buttons under the "Select" column.
  • Then click on the "Rename template" link and follow the steps below.

Alternatively you can:

  • Go to the "Pay and transfer" menu.
  • Select "Payment templates".
  • Ensure the correct template is selected, using the radio buttons under the "Select" column.
  • Then click on the "Rename template" link and follow the steps below.
Step 1 - Enter the new template name
  • Enter a template name associated with the type of payments being made - Choose one that you will easily identify for future use.
  • The template name can have a maximum of 25 characters and must not include special characters (e.g.!@$ %^*).
Step 2 - Save your changes
  • When you are happy with your new template name, click the "Save" button.

Your template will be updated and saved in your list of direct debits templates.

Need more help?

Use our faqs to find out more about renaming a direct debit template.

How many characters can I use for template name?

The template name must:

  • be a maximum of 25 characters
  • contain only alphanumeric characters, spaces or hyphens
  • must not include special characters (e.g.!@$ %^&*)
  • is not case sensitive.
What information is required to add a direct debit template?

You need the following information to add a direct debit template:

  • Template name: this is only required when creating a new template or copying an existing template.
  • Your/business name: provide the name that you would like to appear on the client/debtor's statement.
  • Client details: allows you to select a client/debtor from the client/debtor list or add a new client/debtor to the list by clicking the "Maintain client list" link.
  • Transfer amount: includes the "Reference" that you would like to appear on the client/debtor's statement as well as the "Amount" that will be transferred to the client/debtor's account.
How long does it take to add/edit/rename a template once saved?

Once saved, the page will refresh and the template will be updated immediately in the "Direct debit templates" list and can be used for payment at once.

Can I edit the amount or client details in the template if it is incorrect?

Yes. You can change the following:

  • The amount to be transferred.
  • Your/business name (this will appear on the client/debtor's statement).
  • The client details. You can remove an existing client or add a new one.
  • Add more payments by following steps 2-3 of the add template page.
  • Remove a payment by clicking on the "Remove" button to the right of the payment.
How many payments can be added in a template?

You can receive up to 99 direct debit payments using a single template.

Need more help?

For further assistance please call the ANZ Internet Banking team on 13 33 50 (International callers: +61 3 9683 8833) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.