Skip/unskip future payment

Skipping or un-skipping a future payment/ transfer is easy.

  • Go to the "Pay and transfer" menu.
  • Select "Future payments/transfers" and follow the steps below.
Step 1 - Select the payment/transfer
  • Select the relevant payment/transfer, using the radio buttons under the "Select" column.

You can only un-skip transfers which have a "Skip" status.

Step 2 - Skip or un-skip the next scheduled payment/transfer
  • Click on the "Skip/Un-skip next scheduled transfer" link located below your future payment summary list.
  • The screen will refresh and a message will appear to let you know that your request has been successful.
Important notes
  • Future-dated transfers require cleared funds in your account at 12.00am (midnight AEST) on the day before the scheduled transfer date or your transfer will be unsuccessful.
  • All future-dated transfers will be processed by us on the morning of the date requested unless the payment date falls on a weekend or public holiday in which case the transfer will be processed on the next bank business day.
  • If you wish to delete or skip a transfer, the request must be lodged with ANZ Internet Banking prior to 12.00am (midnight AEST) on the day prior to payment.

Need more help?

Use our faqs to find out more about skipping/un-skipping future payments/transfers.

How can I skip a payment from a recurring sequence?

You can skip a future payment/transfer from a recurring sequence via the "Future payments/transfer" page. Simply click the "Skip/Un-skip next scheduled transfer" link.

  • This will skip the selected future dated payment.
  • You may click on the same link if you decide to un-skip the scheduled payment.
  • If you wish to skip a transfer, the request must be lodged with ANZ Internet Banking prior to 12.00am (midnight AEST) on the day prior to payment.
Why am I unable to skip the payment?

If your payment/transfer is a one-off, you will not be able to skip it.

  • If you want to change the payment date you will need to delete the future payment and set up a new one with the correct date.
How can I skip more than one payment from a recurring bill payment?

Yes. You can skip multiple payments from a sequence but you must skip each payment manually.

Can I view details of these future dated payments or transfers?

Yes. You can view full details of the future transfers or bill payments by clicking the "View details" link under the payment summary. The following information will display:

  • From account: the account from which the payment is scheduled to be made.
  • To biller: the biller that is scheduled to be paid.
  • To account:the account to which the transfer is scheduled to be made. For Pay Anyone this section shows the BSB, account number, account name and the message or reference of the payee.
  • Amount: the amount that is scheduled to be paid.
  • Payment/transfer instructions: details of the payment that you have lodged with us, such as payment/transfer date.
  • Lodgement number: this is issued when you submit the payment/transfer. The lodgement number can be used for any enquiries you may have about this payment/transfer.
I need to delete a future dated transaction - how can I do this?

You can delete future bill payments via the "Future payments/transfers" page by clicking on the "Immediately delete payment/transfer" link.

  • This will immediately delete the selected future dated payment.
  • The payment will remain in your future payments/transfers list with a status of "deleted" until the due date.
  • If you wish to delete a transfer, the request must be lodged with ANZ Internet Banking prior to 12.00am (midnight AEST) on the day prior to payment.
Can I edit or delete a transfer I've schedule for today?

You cannot cancel or delete immediate transfers or a scheduled payment/transfer to be processed today.

  • Transfers must be deleted prior to 12.00am (midnight AEST) on the day prior to the transfer date.
Important notes
  • Future-dated transfers require cleared funds in your account at 12.00am (midnight AEST) on the day before the scheduled transfer date.
  • All future-dated transfers will be processed by us on the morning of the date requested unless the payment date falls on a weekend or public holiday in which case the transfer will be processed on the next bank business day.
  • If you wish to delete or skip a transfer, the request must be lodged with ANZ Internet Banking prior to 12.00am (midnight AEST) on the day prior to payment.

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.