Send bank transfers to the United Kingdom
See below for answers to your questions about sending bank transfers to the United Kingdom.
Which banks can I send to in the United Kingdom?
You can send transfers to any bank in the United Kingdom.
What type of accounts can I send to in the United Kingdom?
You can send to checking / current, savings and business accounts.
When will funds be credited to bank accounts in the United Kingdom?
Usually within 1 working day. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are credited.
We may sometimes require further information from you before we can process the transfer in order to comply with our regulatory requirements. We will email you if this is the case.
What currencies can I send to bank accounts in the United Kingdom?
Great British Pound (GBP) only.
How much can I send to bank accounts in the United Kingdom?
There are limits depending on the country where you are sending from and the payment method used to fund the transfer. Please see the relevant section in Payment for more info.
What information do I need from my recipient to send bank transfers to the United Kingdom?
- Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full legal name to avoid any delays, the recipient’s name should match the name on their bank statement exactly.
- Address. We need your recipient’s city.
- Account details. We need your recipient’s (1) bank name, (2) sort code, a 6-digit numeric code and (3) account number.
- Mobile number - We use this to send an SMS notification to your recipient informing them that their funds have been credited.
- Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending fund to self”.
- Email (optional). We use this to send an email to your recipient with details of the transaction. This is particularly useful in case they have issues receiving the SMS notifications.
Please ensure that all your recipient’s details are correct. Once you make your transaction, it is difficult for us to amend or stop the transfer, although we will always try our best to do so.