International Payments

Making international trade a little easier.

If you do business abroad, we have a variety of options for sending money overseas, either in sterling or a wide range of other currencies. You can arrange many of these in branch through Telephone Banking, or make payments through Business Internet Banking.

Key Features
  • Fast online International Payments through Internet Banking.
  • A range of in branch payment options.
  • Payments available in a wide range of currencies.

You can make international payments online via Business Internet Banking or call 0845 300 0268.

It’s simple to send an international payment through Business Internet Banking:

  • Make online International Payments in over 35 currencies to almost anywhere in the world.
  • 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.

Online

Log on now to make an online international payment using Business Internet Banking. If you're not currently registered for Internet Banking - please register here.

  By phone

Call us on 0845 300 0268

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