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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Reduced payment friction

Reduce payment friction

Make it easier for your customers to pay you, by accepting payments in their preferred currency.

Bring your money back with ease

Bring your money back with ease

Convert and withdraw funds into your preferred currency in seconds.

Get started in minutes

Get started in minutes

Avoid lengthy queues and excessive paperwork. Open an account completely online.

A Pound Stirling account built for business

Reduce payment friction by providing your customers in the UK with a sort code an account number so they can pay you directly in British Pound. Add your account details to invoices and integrate directly with eBay, Shopify, Amazon and more.

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Receive faster British Pound payments in the United States

Your money is sent through the UK's local banking network, arriving in your Global Account in one business day or less. Customers can pay you locally through their business banking, meaning your funds arrive fast and in full.

Zero monthly fees and market-beating exchange rates

Your GBP Global Account comes with zero monthly account fees, always. When you’re ready to convert and withdraw your British Pound in USD, you get access to our interbank exchange rates with a low FX fee of 0.5%.

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Activate multiple GBP accounts instantly

Avoid long wait times and excessive paperwork. Airwallex users can open new Global Accounts in a matter of minutes. No need to go into a branch or re-verify documents.

Create multiple accounts

Configure multiple Global Accounts in GBP to easily reconcile multiple revenue streams. Combine with accounts in EUR, AUD and USD to manage your business’ global finances from a single platform.

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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, Bolt Bikes

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Security is at our core


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.


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 with FinCEN.

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