Open a USD account online from the UK

A business account with zero monthly account fees.

USD Bank account showing funds being received from multiple sources into the UK

“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”

Unlock global opportunity with local currency accounts

USD bank account with a positive balance of $22,000.65.

Set up a USD account in seconds

Save time by opening local accounts online in seconds and start receiving local currency payments like USD, immediately.

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.

USD bank account with a positive balance of $22,000.65.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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