Open a GBP business account in the United States
Get access to your own GBP Global Account without the usual hassle. Open an account online and start receiving GBP payments in just a few moments.
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A Pound Sterling account built for business
Trade in the UK, without the red tape
Open a local UK transaction account to receive payments directly in GBP.
Accept and payout 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.
Start saving on everyday business transfers with Airwallex
Where possible, payments are made using Airwallex’s local network to eliminate transaction fees and deliver your funds faster and in full. All pricing set forth herein is subject to change without notice. Third-party fees (e.g., SWIFT fees, banking partner fees) may apply. For more information, please review our Country Payout Guide.
Receive faster British Pound payments in the United States
Save time by opening a Stirling account online
Create new accounts at the click of a button. No need to visit the UK or a bank branch to get started.
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 0.4% when converting GBP back to USD.
Instant account activation
Airwallex customers can activate a new Stirling transaction account instantly, no additional verification needed.
Manage your business finances from a single platform
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.
Integrate with our API suite
Streamline your global financial operations with our best-in-class APIs. Integrate our payment capabilities into your business' workflows.
How do Airwallex Pound Sterling accounts work?
You’re issued an account number & sort code
Share these details on invoices, payment information and financial tools.
Get paid locally in Pound Sterling
Use it just like a Stirling business account. Get paid via direct bank transfer.
withdraw in your local currency
Convert your GBP into USD immediately, using the real conversion rate.
Pay suppliers and staff directly in GBP
Hold GBP in your Global Account and pay out via direct deposit. No conversion fees.
What users say about Airwallex
Security is at our core
We work with world-class security providers to ensure your funds and accounts are secure at all times.
Your data is stored and protected behind multiple layers of authentication. Two factor authentication is enabled on your account for added security.
Our security systems and procedures are based on the highest international standards including PCI Level 1 compliance.
Airwallex US, LLC is registered as a Money Service Business (MSB Registration No. 31000217304395) with FinCEN.
Airwallex US, LLC is licensed or authorized to do business as a money transmitter in some, but not all, states. NMLS #1928093. In the United States, banking services are provided by Evolve Bank & Trust, Member FDIC.
Texas customers click here for information about filing complaints about our money transmission or currency exchange product or service.
You don't need a bank to run your business
Start winning new markets today. Open an account in minutes, and join thousands of businesses already using Airwallex to streamline their finances globally.