Open a USD account in the UK

Set up your own USD account in the UK within minutes. 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”

“Australia’s fastest growing $1 billion dollar start up”

“Airwallex is the highest ranked Australian firm at #32” - Top Global 100 Fintech

Your new USD business account

Airwallex App dashboard with positive USD balance of $10,808.

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.

Hold funds in multiple currencies

Create a global payment network 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 App dashboard with positive USD balance of $10,808.

Open a US transaction 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.

Business financial tools built for growth

Map of the world showing account number details for GBP global accounts

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

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

Map of the world showing account number details for GBP global accounts

Competitive, simple, and transparent pricing

GBP current account

FREE

EUR, USD, AUD, HKD Global Accounts

FREE

FX margin

0.5% or 1%** above interbank

International payments

FREE

UK domestic payments

FREE

Batch payments

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.

Open multiple foreign currency accounts, with no monthly fees

How do USD Global 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.

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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