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Open Global Account

API clients can submit a request to open Global Accounts in their chosen country via the Airwallex client API. Global Accounts can only be used for the purposes of receiving funds from payers via the local clearing system or SWIFT system. Make sure the following parameters are provided country_code, currency, nick_name, payment_methods, page_size, status, to_created_at & request_id. The country_code must specify the bank country where the Global Account will be held. The account currency will be supplied from the specified currency_code and it should be one of those allowed for the country_code provided. Please refer to our API reference for more information.

Sample Code

Example Request

curl --request POST \
    --url 'https://api-demo.airwallex.com/api/v1/global_accounts/create' \
    --header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
    --header 'Authorization: Bearer eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJzdWIiOiJ0b20iLCJyb2xlcyI6WyJ1c2VyIl0sImlhdCI6MTQ4ODQxNTI1NywiZXhwIjoxNDg4NDE1MjY3fQ.UHqau03y5kEk5lFbTp7J4a-U6LXsfxIVNEsux85hj-Q' \
    --data '{ \
      "country_code": "US", \
      "currency": "USD", \
      "nick_name": "USD Account in US for Subsidiary Company ABC", \
      "payment_methods": [ \
"LOCAL" \
      ], \
      "request_id": "7f687fe6-dcf4-4462-92fa-80335301d9d2" \
    }'

Example Response

    {
      "account_name": "string",
      "account_number": "88888888",
      "account_routing_type": "aba",
      "account_routing_value": "026073150",
      "clearing_systems": [],
      "country_code": "US",
      "currency": "USD",
      "id": "9aa94ab9-9d4f-45c8-a04d-8786dbe71735",
      "institution_name": "Community Federal Savings Bank",
      "nick_name": "USD Account in US for Subsidiary Company ABC",
      "payment_methods": [
"LOCAL"
      ],
      "request_id": "7f687fe6-dcf4-4462-92fa-80335301d9d2",
      "status": "ACTIVE",
      "swift_code": "CMFGUS33"
    }

For more information on opening Global Accounts, please contact your account manager, refer to our help section or email [email protected]