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Brazil

Overview

Payment methodLocalSWIFT
Supported currency(ies)BRLAUD, CAD, CHF, CNY, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, USD, ZAR
Payment SchemeCIP-SILOC
Flight time (business days)0-10-3
Maximum transaction limitNo limit*No limit
Ultimate payer displayedYes

*Note that Airwallex may request for further information if transfer exceeds the monthly compliance limit of 10,000 USD per beneficiary.

Please refer to the sections below for the key required bank details and other considerations for each supported payment method.

Local BRL payout

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
account_currency3-letter ISO 4217 currency codeShould be BRL
account_nameUp to 100 charactersAccount holder name of the beneficiary’s bank account
account_numberUp to 50 alphanumeric characters with . and -See below on Brazilian bank branch code and account number formats
account_routing_type1bank_code only
account_routing_value13 digitsShould be a valid and supported bank code
bank_account_categoryOne of Checking, SavingsConfirm bank account type with the recipient to avoid transfer delays
bank_branch4-7 alphanumeric characters with . and -See below on Brazilian bank branch code and account number formats
bank_country_code2-letter ISO 3166-2 country codeShould be BR

Brazilian bank branch code and account number formats

Depending on the Brazilian bank and account type which you’re paying to, the bank branch code and account number format are different:

Bank nameBank codeBank branch code format*Checkings account number format*Savings account number format*
Banco do Brasil S.A.001XXXX, XXXXD or XXXX-D; This should be 4 digits, or 4 digits followed by 1 alphanumeric character. You may include a hyphen.XXXXXXXX or XXXXXXXX-X; This should be 8 digits, or 8 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.XXXXXXXXX or XXXXXXXXX-X; This should be 9 digits, or 9 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.
Banco Santander Brasil S.A.033XXXX; This should be 4 digits.XXXXXXXX-X; This should be 8 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.XXXXXXXX-X; This should be 8 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.
Banco Bradesco S.A.237XXXX, XXXXX or XXXX-X; Should be 4 digits, or 4 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix (may include hyphen).XXXXXXX or XXXXXXX-X; This should be 7 digits, or 7 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.XXXXXXX or XXXXXXX-X; This should be 7 digits, or 7 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.
Caixa CEF104XXXX, XXXXX or XXXX-X; This should be 4 digits, or 4 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.XXX.XXXXXXXX-X or any combination with or without . or - characters and prefix or verification code; This should be 11 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a period and a hyphen.XXXX.XXXXXXXX-X, XXX.XXXXXXXXX-X, or XXX.XXXXXXXX-X, all the combinations with or without . or - characters; This should be 11 to 12 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a period and a hyphen.
HSBC Bank Brasil S.A.269XXXX, XXXXD, XXXXDD, XXXX-D or XXXX-DD; This should be 4 digits, or 4 digits followed by a 1-2 alphanumeric character suffix. You may include a hyphen.XXXXX-XX; This should be 5 digits followed by a 2-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.XXXXX-XX; This should be 5 digits followed by a 2-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.
Itau Unibanco S.A.341XXXX; This should be 4 digitsXXXXX-X or XXXXXXX-X; This should be 5 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix, or 7 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.XXXXX-X or XXXXXXX-X; This should be 5 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix, or 7 digits followed by a 1-digit suffix. You may include a hyphen.
Other banksXXXX, XXXXD, XXXXDD, XXXX-D or XXXX-DD; This should be 4 digits, or 4 digits followed by a 1-2 alphanumeric character suffix. You may include a hyphen.This should contain 1 to 50 characters.This should contain 1 to 50 characters.

* Note:

  • X: Numeric character
  • D: Alphanumeric character

Beneficiary ID

For local payouts to Brazil, you will need to provide ID number as part of beneficiary information:

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
For business beneficiaries (COMPANY)
business_registration_number14 digitsBusiness tax ID (CNPJ: Cadastro Nacional de Pessoas Jurídicas) as registered with the bank account
For individual beneficiaries (PERSONAL)
personal_id_typeShould be INDIVIDUAL_TAX_IDIndividual tax ID (CPF: Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas) as registered with the bank account
personal_id_number11 digits

Tax

The Brazilian government sets a 0.38% tax (Imposto sobre Operações Financeiras: Tax on Financial Operations) per transaction, which is collected as part of transfer fees. Learn more about financial transaction taxes here .

SWIFT payout

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
account_currency3-letter ISO 4217 currency codeOne of AUD, CAD, CHF, CNY, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, USD, ZAR
account_name2-200 charactersAccount holder name of the recipient’s bank account
account_numberUp to 50 alphanumeric characters
swift_code8-11 alphanumeric charactersShould be a valid and supported BIC-8 or BIC-11 code
bank_country_code2-letter ISO 3166-2 country codeShould be BR
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