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Business/International/International payments 
 

International payments

We offer a wide range of accounts and services designed to help you make payments or receive money as efficiently and securely as possible, including options for sending money abroad in sterling or in a wide variety of foreign currencies. And if you’re registered for Internet Banking, sending money abroad or in foreign currencies is now even easier with our Online International Payments service.

Overview

  • A range of services designed to help you trade abroad
  • Pay and receive money as efficiently as possible

How to apply

Online

  • Online International payments: if you’re registered for Internet Banking you can now make International Payments online. This new service allows you to make payments in over 35 currencies to recipients in the UK and abroad - straight from your sterling business account.
  • Log on to make an online international payment.

In branch

  • Express international moneymover: quickest way of sending payments abroad including euro, provided the beneficiary’s bank is in the EEA. Payments in euro will take up to 1 Business Day following the Business Day on which we receive your instructions to arrive at the beneficiary’s bank but will usually arrive on the same Business Day as the Business Day on which we receive your instructions*; Payments in other currencies, including sterling, may take up to 4 Business Days following the Business Day on which we receive your instructions to arrive at the beneficiary’s bank but will usually arrive within 2-3 Business Days following the Business Day on which we receive your instructions*.
  • Standard international moneymover: convenient for sending non-euro payments abroad: Payments in sterling will take up to 2 Business Days following the Business Day on which we receive your instructions to arrive at the beneficiary’s bank but can take up to 4 Business Days following the Business Day on which we receive your instructions to arrive at the beneficiary’s bank*; Payments in EEA currencies other than euro will take up to 4 Business Days to arrive at the beneficiary’s bank following the Business Day on which we receive your instructions, provided that the beneficiary’s bank is in the EEA*; Payments outside the EEA and/or in non-EEA currencies will take up to 5 Business Days to arrive at the beneficiary’s bank following the Business Day on which we receive your instructions.
  • Non-urgent Euro (SEPA): convenient for sending planned euro payments overseas and within the UK. Payments will arrive one business day after your instruction*.
  • International drafts: have a bank cheque in sterling or foreign currency issued directly to you, made payable to the person or company who receives the funds.

For more information fill out a request for further information.

Log on or register for Internet Banking to make an online International payment.

*Instructions made by paper (i.e. bank form or letter) may take an additional business day.

Rates and charges

View the cut off and execution times Payment Transaction (PDF, 153kb).

Please note that all online International payments have a cut off time of 3pm.

View International Services rates and charges.

How to Apply

Log on now to make an online International payment using Internet Banking.

If you're not currently registered for Internet Banking - please register here.