Open a USD account online from the UK

Collect and manage payments in USD from your customers across the globe. Get started today with no sign-up fees and zero monthly account fees.

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“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”

Get your own USD business bank account details

Save time by opening a USD account online

Provide your customers in the US with account details on the local banking system so they can pay you directly into your USD Global Account, right here in the United Kingdom.

Instant account activation

Set up a USD account online in seconds and start receiving USD payments immediately.

Improve your margins

Spend less when bringing back funds. Convert and withdraw in seconds with access to our interbank FX rates and a low fee of just 0.5%.

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Save more on every transaction with Airwallex

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Where possible, payments are made using Airwallex’s local network to eliminate transaction fees and deliver your funds faster and in full. Please note that we charge fees to cover the cost of using the SWIFT network. For more information, please review our Fee Schedule and Country Payout Guide.

Unlock new revenue streams in the United States

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Trade in the US, without the red tape

Open a local US transaction account to receive payments directly in USD.

Make it easy for your US customers to pay you

Provide your customers based in the US with local US transaction account details, so they can pay you in USD.

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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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

Issue virtual payment cards in multiple currencies from the same platfrom for a complete business payment system.

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What our customers say

The global business account that lets you do more, for less

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.

How do USD accounts work?

You're issued an account number

Share these details on invoices, payment information and integrate with apps like Shopify & Amazon.

Receive payments globally in USD

Use it just like an American business account. Get paid via direct bank transfer.

Withdraw in your local currency

Convert your USD into GBP at a time that suits you, using the real conversion rate.

Pay suppliers and staff in USD

Choose to hold USD in your US account and pay out via direct deposit, with no conversion fees.

See how our customers are finding Airwallex

  • “We used to pay Stripe between $5,000 and $10,000 a month in conversion fees because most of our customers pay in dollars. Now we funnel that money into our Airwallex US dollar account, we don’t have to pay commission. We’ve saved more than $100,000 so far this year”
    Thomas Adams

    Founder and CEO, Brandbassador

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 Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and holds an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence.

We're not a bank, we're better.

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