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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“Massively simplifies the challenge of doing business overseas”

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

A Pound Stirling 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.

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Start saving on everyday business transfers 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. 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

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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.

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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.

Integrate with our API suite

Streamline your global financial operations with our best-in-class APIs. Integrate our payment capabilities into your business' workflows.

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How do Airwallex Pound Stirling 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.

See how our customers are finding Airwallex

  • “Airwallex provides us with flexibility and cost savings in dealing internationally. We used Airwallex to receive our recent global fundraising round and pay international suppliers and are saving at least 5% per dollar transferred versus the big banks.”
    George van Dyck

    Finance Manager, Zoomo – Technology Startup

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. 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 US, LLC is registered as a Money Service Business 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.

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