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
Manage 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.
See how our customers are finding Airwallex
“Airwallex has been a game changer for all our banking needs. As a fast-growing startup, we need a scalable yet cost-efficient batch payment solution to pay our employees and vendors both inside and outside Hong Kong. Airwallex helps us save money on every bank transfer with their near-zero transaction fee and market-beating FX rates. We also use Airwallex’s multi-currency Visa cards for business travel expenses and SaaS subscriptions to avoid hidden bank fees that would otherwise have been difficult to spot. Would highly recommend other startups to get started with Airwallex!"
"Importing the best wine and sake overseas always involve extra costs on transaction fee & FX fee. With Airwallex, we saved 100% of our overseas remittance cost and we could provide the best price for our customers."
Co-Founder of MyiCellar
"Airwallex is an innovative fintech platform with a first-class customer support team. They transformed the previously painful process of creating corporate cards and managing business accounts into something simple, convenient, and cost-effective. The onboarding was quick and smooth, the security features exceeded our expectations, and most importantly, it is really easy to use. Airwallex saves a lot of my team's time and the simplicity is genius."
Interim CEO & Chief Financial Officer, PURE Group
"I’m so thankful that Airwallex exists! In Hong Kong, it's so hard to find financial service providers that are friendly to small businesses. Airwallex allows me to exchange currencies at really great rates, and the interface is very modern and easy to use compared to my bank. We save so much money with Airwallex! In just a few months, we've already saved more than HKD$78,000 in unnecessary fees!"
"Airwallex provides us with flexibility and cost savings on our international fund flows. We are using Airwallex to pay international suppliers and are saving up to 90% on transaction fees and FX verses traditional banks - thanks to their competitive exchange rate and low transaction costs."
“Airwallex's global payment solutions help us to save costs on international transaction fees & FX, fostering our mission to increase access to healthy period care that's better for our bodies and the planet.
Marketing and Development Director, LUÜNA naturals
“Airwallex has been great for our team - it makes payments and transfers so much easier, and has saved us significant amounts of time compared to what we were doing before with HSBC. Airwallex's platform is easy to use and very intuitive. Airwallex virtual card has solved most of our painpoints with sharing corporate card numbers and credit card limits. The best part is being able to save money on all our monthly bank transfers, and we've already saved thousands of dollars by using Airwallex. Airwallex's support has also been highly responsive to troubleshoot any issues in a timely manner.
Co-founder & COO, Forkast.News
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.
Airwallex meets the highest international security standards including PCI DSS, SOC1, and SOC2 compliance, in addition to our local regulatory requirements.
Our modern infrastructure allows us to implement best-in-class security controls which are monitored 24/7 to keep your account safe.
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.