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United Kingdom

Overview

Payment methodLocalLocalSWIFT
Local clearing systemFASTER_PAYMENTS
Supported currency(ies)GBPEURAUD, CAD, CHF, CNY, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, USD, ZAR
Payment SchemeFaster PaymentsSEPA Instant / SEPA*
Flight time (business days)0-10-20-3
Maximum transaction limit1,000,000 GBPNo limitNo limit
Ultimate payer displayedYes for UK customers*Yes

* Note:

  • SEPA flight time: When the payout amount is > 100,000 EUR or the recipient bank does not support SEPA Instant, the transaction will be processed via SEPA with a flight time of 0-2 business days.
  • Displayed payer: For customers onboarded with Airwallex UK and not in the Money services or transmission industry, the paying customer's name will be displayed by default; for other customers, Airwallex's name will be displayed as the payer by default. Please check with your Account Manager regarding your eligibility.

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

Local GBP payout

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
account_currency3-letter ISO 4217 currency codeShould be GBP
account_name2-200 charactersAccount holder name of the recipient’s bank account
account_number8 digits
account_routing_type1sort_code only
account_routing_value16 digits
bank_country_code2-letter ISO 3166-2 country codeShould be GB

Local EUR payout

Required fieldsPermitted DataNotes
account_currency3-letter ISO 4217 currency codeShould be EUR
account_name2-200 charactersAccount holder name of the recipient’s bank account
iban22 alphanumeric charactersShould be a valid and supported IBAN starting with country code “GB”*
bank_country_code2-letter ISO 3166-2 country codeShould be GB

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
iban22 alphanumeric charactersShould be a valid and supported IBAN starting with country code “GB”*
bank_country_code2-letter ISO 3166-2 country codeShould be GB

* British (GB) IBANs may include bank accounts located in Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey.

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  • Local GBP payout
  • Local EUR payout
  • SWIFT payout