Open a Chinese Yuan account in the UK

Receive Chinese Yuan via SWIFT with a dedicated CNY business account. Get started today with no sign up fees and zero monthly account fees.

*other fees and charges may apply

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*other fees and charges may apply

“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”

Open a Chinese Yuan account online

Easy to open

Get your own Chinese Yuan business account without needing to visit an international branch to get started.

Sign up through your web browser

Skip the excessive paperwork and queues usually required to open a business account.

Spend less on fees, more on growth

Airwallex Global Accounts come standard with no monthly account fees or international transaction fees.

Receive, hold and spend in Chinese Yuan

Chinese Yuan Bank account sending 220,423 CNY internationally

Receive payments in Chinese Yuan

Receive payments directly in Chinese Yuan. Avoid unnecessary conversion fees by paying out directly from your CNY balance.

Hold funds in CNY

Hold funds with zero monthly fees or charges. Convert and withdraw into GBP when you're ready using our interbank FX rate + 0.5%.

More time for what matters

Save time when paying multiple suppliers and employees across the globe with batch payment capabilities.

Chinese Yuan Bank account sending 220,423 CNY internationally

Grow your business in China without the red tape

Transactions made in multiple currencies

Improve company cashflow

Convert money from your Chinese Yuan business account and withdraw into your bank account for quicker access to your funds.

All-in-one platform

Safely send money in over 23 currencies with peace of mind that your supplier will receive it on time.

Pay via Borderless Cards

Issue virtual payment cards and use them to pay in foreign currencies using funds in your wallet.

Transactions made in multiple currencies

Business account pricing

GBP current account

FREE

EUR, USD, AUD, HKD Global Accounts

FREE

FX margin

0.5% or 1% above interbank

International transfers

FREE*

UK domestic transfers

FREE

Batch transfers

FREE

Airwallex Borderless Cards

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, JPY, CHF. For less frequently traded currencies, we will use the Visa rate.

Xero Integration (Beta)

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

  • “Having all our global SaaS subscriptions in one place has streamlined our finance processes and enabled better tracking and control of expenses. It’s even better knowing that Airwallex isn’t hitting us with any international transaction fees.”
    Warren Durling

    Chief Operating Officer, Dovetail

Security is at our core

Protected

We work with world-class security providers to ensure your funds and accounts are secure at all times.

Authenticated

Your data is stored and protected behind multiple layers of authentication. Airwallex is compliant with the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), the European standard for online payment authentication.

Secure

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

Compliant

Airwallex is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and holds an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence.

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