Open a UK business account online
Receive funds from the UK easily with a dedicated GBP account. Get started with no sign-up fees and zero monthly fees.
“Massively simplifies the challenge of doing business overseas”
“Airwallex is the highest ranked Australian firm at #32” - Top Global 100 Fintech
“Airwallex offers exchange services that are cheaper and faster”
"Airwallex aims to upend global payments system"
Unlock new revenue streams in the United Kingdom
Trade in the UK, without the red tape
Open a local UK transaction account to receive payments directly in GBP.
Accept and payout funds in multiple currencies
Expand into new markets easily by opening foreign currency accounts in 11 different currencies.
Improve your profit margins
Spend less when bringing back funds. Convert and withdraw in seconds with access to our interbank FX rates, with no transaction fees for local payments.
Open a UK transaction account online from Hong Kong
Save time by opening a business account online
Avoid long queues and wait times. Airwallex users can set up multiple business accounts in a matter of minutes online.
Instant account activation
Once your business is verified, open new accounts in a matter of clicks and start receiving payments immediately.
No sign-up fees and zero monthly account fees
Our global accounts are fee-free to open and manage. Receive funds in GBP and make domestic payments without fees.
Manage your business finances from a single platform
Integrate with global online marketplaces
Seamlessly integrate with global platforms like eBay, Shopify and Paypal. Accept payments in local currencies.
Transact in foreign currencies
Use our global accounts to collect and spend in the same currency, eliminating unnecessary conversion fees.
Integrate with our API suite
Streamline your global financial operations with our best-in-class APIs. Integrate our payment capabilities into your business' workflows.
How do our UK business accounts work?
You’re issued an account number & sort code
Share these details on invoices, payment information and financial tools.
Receive payments in GBP, fast
Use it just like a British business account. Get paid via direct bank transfer.
Withdraw in your local currency
Convert USD, Euro and other currencies into HKD immediately, at fantastic FX rates.
Pay suppliers and staff in GBP
Hold GBP in your Global Account and pay out via direct deposit. No conversion fees.
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.
Ensure your Xero transaction records are up to date for your accountant or bookkeeper.
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Security is at our core
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.
Your data is stored and protected behind multiple layers of authentication. Two factor authentication is enabled on your account for added security.
Our security systems and procedures are based on the highest international standards including PCI Level 1 compliance.
Airwallex is regulated by the Customs & Excise Department and holds a Money Service Operators license (MSO License No. 16-09-01929).
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.