Open a GBP account in the EU

Set up your own GBP account in the EU within minutes. Get started with no sign-up fee and zero monthly fees.

GBP bank account receiving funds from multiple sources in the EU

“Massively simplifies the challenge of doing business overseas”

"Airwallex aims to upend global payments system"

“Airwallex is the highest ranked Australian firm at #32” - Top Global 100 Fintech

“Airwallex offers exchange services that are cheaper and faster”

Trade throughout the UK with a dedicated GBP account

Airwallex app showing GBP current account transactions

Reduce payment friction for British customers

Provide your customers with a British Account Number and Sort Code to receive payments through the local banking network. Get paid in GBP directly into your GBP Global Account.

Receive and hold funds in multiple currencies

Expand into new markets easily by opening foreign currency accounts in 11 different currencies.

Improve your margins

Bring back your funds for less. Convert and withdraw into EUR in seconds, with access to our interbank FX rates and a low fee of just 0.5%.

Airwallex app showing GBP current account transactions

Expand into the UK without the red tape

GBP bank account with a positive balance of 122400.75 Pounds

Set up a HKD account in seconds

Save time by opening local accounts online in seconds and start receiving local currency payments like USD, immediately.

Make it easy for your EU based customers to pay you

Provide your customers based in Europe with local EU transaction account details, so they can pay you in EUR.

No sign-up fees and zero monthly account fees

Our global accounts are fee-free to open and manage. Just pay a small fee of 0.5% when converting EUR back to GBP.

GBP bank account with a positive balance of 122400.75 Pounds

Manage your business finances from a single platform

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Integrate with global online marketplaces

Seamlessly integrate with global platforms like eBay, Shopify and Paypal. Accept payments in local currencies.

Hold in foreign currencies

Use our global accounts to collect and spend in the same currency, eliminating unnecessary conversion fees.

Combine with virtual payment cards

Pay your global debit card expenses with your multi-currency balance, with zero international card transaction fees.

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How do GBP current accounts work?

You’re issued an Account Number and Sort Code

Share these details on invoices, payment information and financial tools.

Receive payments in GBP

Use it just like a British business account. Get paid via direct bank transfer.

Withdraw in your local currency

Convert your GBP into EUR immediately, using the real conversion rate.

Pay suppliers and staff in GBP

Hold GBP in your Global Account and pay out via direct deposit. No conversion fees.

Business account pricing

UK business account

FREE

FREE (available in 11 currencies)

FX currency conversion fee

0.5% or 1% above our interbank rate

International transfers

FREE*

UK domestic transfers

FREE

Batch transfers

FREE

Employee cards

FREE TRIAL until 30th June 2022** including Airwallex Expenses

Post free trial, first 5 cardholders will be free

International card transactions

FREE**

*Where payments are made through Airwallex’s payment network there are no payment fees. However any payments made via the SWIFT network will still incur a payment fee of £10 SHA. Click here for more information. **For card transactions, you will access our interbank rates plus small margin for the following currencies: GBP, USD, AUD, EUR, HKD, CAD, NZD, SGD, THB, JPY, CHF. For less frequently traded currencies, we will use the Visa rate.

Xero Integration

Make bookkeeping a breeze

Seamlessly integrate your Airwallex account with Xero for easy payment reconciliation.

Quick and easy integration

Link your Airwallex and Xero accounts in just a few clicks.

Multi-currency transaction syncing

Sync your multi-currency Airwallex transactions to Xero, including who made the transaction and where.

Syncs hourly

Ensure your Xero transaction records are up to date for your accountant or bookkeeper.

See how our customers are finding Airwallex

  • Airwallex Testimony
    "Airwallex have been a fantastic partner for Olsam Group as we grow our eCommerce brands to new channels and new markets. Their easy to use interface and integrations have been a joy for our finance team to use as we scale."
    Sam Horbye

    Co-Founder, Olsam

Security is at our core

Protected

Your money is held securely in a ring-fenced account. You can access your funds whenever you like as they're never invested or lent to anyone else.

Authenticated

Your data is stored and protected behind multiple layers of authentication. Two factor authentication is enabled on your account for added security.

Secure

Our security systems and procedures are based on the highest international standards including PCI Level 1 compliance.

Compliant

Airwallex is regulated by the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) and holds an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence.

You don't need a bank to run your business

Start winning new markets today. Open an account in minutes, and join thousands of businesses already using Airwallex to streamline their finances globally.

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