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International electronic payments

International Payments

Payments around the world

International Payments are the most reliable, secure and fast way to send funds overseas or make foreign currency payments within the UK.

Pay and be paid in the world's major currencies, helping your business trade internationally with ease.

What you'll need

  1. 01

    Beneficiary's name 

  2. 02

    Beneficiary's SWIFT BIC (unique Bank Identifier Code) 

  3. 03

    When available, Beneficiary's International Bank Account Number (IBAN)

  4. 04

    When IBAN not available, please use the beneficiary's account number and sort code or bank code 

How long will it take?

There's no need for delay, your International Payments are now sent as an urgent payment; you simply choose the date.  

Charges

Charges can be set to:

  • BEN - The beneficiary incurs all the payment transaction fees
  • SHA – Charges are shared, the Payer pays the fees to send, and the beneficiary pays their fees to receive (Euro payments within SEPA must be sent as SHA)
  • OUR - The Payer will bear all the payment transaction fees

For further detail and timescales for the payment, please refer to our Currency Guide (PDF, 100KB).  

How much will it cost?

Cost via Bankline

To make an International Payment (All currencies, except Euro) our fee is £15 per transaction

For currency payments to accounts at Royal Bank of Scotland and other UK banks, our fee is £15 per transaction.  Euro Currency payments are charged at 45p per transaction

We do not charge for currency payments between your own accounts, if they are within the same legal entity

Where a transaction requires foreign exchange conversion, a margin is applied.

Cost via Digital Banking

To make an International Payment (All currencies, except Euro) our fee is £15 per transaction

For currency payments to accounts at Royal Bank of Scotland and other UK banks, our fee is £15 per transaction

We do not charge for currency payments between your own accounts, if they are within the same legal entity

Where a transaction requires foreign exchange conversion, a margin is applied.

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