Open a UK business account online

Easily set up multiple business accounts online. Get started with no sign-up fees and zero monthly fees.

British business account sending money locally

“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”

A business transaction account built for global growth

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Create multiple transaction accounts

Manage business finances with zero monthly fees. Your account is equipped with global financial tools like batch payments, user management and FX capabilities, right out of the box.

Accept and payout funds in multiple currencies

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

No sign-up fees and no monthly account fees

Our business accounts come standard with no sign up fee, no monthly fees and no minimum transactions.

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The easiest way to open a business account

UK bank account with a positive balance of 122,400.75 GBP

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.

UK bank account with a positive balance of 122,400.75 GBP

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.

Save when bringing your money back

Convert and withdraw funds into your home currency in seconds. Improve your company's bottom line with our competitive exchange rates so you get more from each conversion.

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How do our 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 GBP 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.

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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