Open a USD account in the UK

Receve USD payments in the UK with a dedicated US business account. Get started today with no sign-up fees and 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”

The fastest way to open a USD business account

Airwallex USD Account with positive balance of $122,400 USD

Reduce payment friction for American customers

Provide your customers in the US with account and routing numbers so they can pay you directly into your USD global account, right here in the UK.

Receive and hold funds in multiple currencies

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

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%.

Airwallex USD Account with positive balance of $122,400 USD

Open a USD account online from the United Kingdom

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

Save time opening by 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 UK.

Instant account activation

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

No sign-up fees and zero monthly account fees

Our global accounts are fee-free to open and manage. Just pay a small fee of 0.5% when converting USD back to GBP.

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

Manage your business finances from a single platform

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Integrate with global online marketplaces

Seamlessly integrate with global platforms like Amazon, 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

Pay your global debit card expenses with your multi-currency balance, with zero international card transaction fees.

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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 immediately, using the real conversion rate.

Pay suppliers and staff in USD

Hold USD 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, THB, 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.

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

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