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Hong Kong SAR

Overview

Payment methodLocalLocalLocalSWIFT
Local clearing systemACHFPSRTGS
Supported currency(ies)HKD, CNYHKD, CNYHKD, CNY, USDAUD, CAD, CHF, CNY, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, USD, ZAR
Payment SchemeACHFPSCHATS
Flight time (business days)1-20-10-10-3
Maximum transaction limitNo limit10,000,000 HKDNo limitNo limit
Ultimate payer displayedYesYes

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

Local ACH payout

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
account_currency3-letter ISO 4217 currency codeOne of HKD, CNY
account_name2-200 charactersAccount holder name of the recipient’s bank account
account_number8-17 digitsThe first 3 digits should be a valid and supported branch code from the bank selected
account_routing_type1bank_code only3-digit number to identify a bank in Hong Kong
account_routing_value13 digits
bank_country_code2-letter ISO 3166-2 country codeShould be HK

Local FPS payout

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
account_currency3-letter ISO 4217 currency codeOne of HKD, CNY
account_name2-200 charactersAccount holder name of the recipient’s bank account
account_number8-17 digitsThe first 3 digits should be a valid and supported branch code from the bank selected
account_routing_type1bank_code only3-digit number to identify a bank in Hong Kong
account_routing_value13 digits
bank_country_code2-letter ISO 3166-2 country codeShould be HK

Local RTGS payout

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
account_currency3-letter ISO 4217 currency codeOne of HKD, CNY, USD
account_name2-200 charactersAccount holder name of the recipient’s bank account
account_number8-17 digitsThe first 3 digits should be a valid and supported branch code from the bank selected
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 HK

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_number8-17 digitsThe first 3 digits should be a valid and supported branch code from the bank selected
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 HK
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  • Local ACH payout
  • Local FPS payout
  • Local RTGS payout
  • SWIFT payout