We are delighted to have won the Canstar Award for Outstanding Value in International Money Transfers for the 3rd consecutive year.

Why more than 400,000 global customers choose WorldFirst

If you’re selling internationally through a marketplace like Amazon or platform like Shopify, World Account will help you think global and act local.

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Local currency accounts

Open multiple local currency accounts in GBP, EUR, USD, CAD, JPY, NZD & AUD – for FREE.

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More of your money

Free to open and absolutely no hidden fees..

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Competitive FX rates

Enjoy great exchange rates when repatriating global sales and make same-currency payments direct from your account.

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5 star customer service

Manage your international payments online or over the phone. Our experts are available night and day.

Account set-up is fast, simple and free

1. Register for free

Complete the simple online registration form. Our team will be in touch within 24 hours to walk you through the rest of the process.

2. Login

Login to your new World Account and select all the currency accounts you need.

Choose from USD, GBP, EUR, AUD, NZD, JPY and CAD.

3. Make payments

Once your account is live you can make payments out – and get paid – in local currencies accessing great rates and avoiding unnecessary bank fees.

Our top five most asked questions

 

Check out our top five most frequently asked questions.

 

If you can't find your answer here, call us or drop us an email.

It’s free to open an account and we don’t charge fees for receiving money. There are also no monthly charges or any transfer fees on foreign exchange transactions. If you want a same currency transfer, we offer competitive transaction costs. Please email us for further details on those.
If you are a World Account holder, a business can pay in to your currency accounts via supported payment methods. Existing WorldFirst users can only receive funds from online marketplaces and approved payment providers, unless they upgrade to the World Account.
Yes. We may have to refuse applications for World Account from businesses in territories and jurisdictions in which WorldFirst is not currently licensed to operate. WorldFirst also reserves the right to refuse applications at its own discretion. In both cases, we’ll do our best to offer you an alternative product or service where possible. Contact us for more information.
Ensuring the safety and security of your money is central to our business. We comply fully with all relevant regulations and ensure your funds are appropriately segregated from business funds in line with requirements.

World First UK Ltd are authorised by the FCA. You can find out more about where the companies under the World First Group are registered and regulated here.

You'll find full information on our security page.

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Every transfer has a story

Our clients are our number one priority and we believe in treating every client as if they were our only one. It's worked so far; 97% of our lovely clients would use us again if the need arises.*

* Based on current Australian Feefo customer reviews.

Arnold Shields - Amazon seller

Sending or receiving funds from overseas? Amazon seller, Arnold Shields, shares his insight on sending money overseas.

World First Pty Ltd is a designated remittance provider with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), remittance sector registration number: IND100192523-001. Regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) number 331945. Australian Company Number (ACN) 132 368 971. Member of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, membership number 13405.

*Up to seven times cheaper messaging is based on transfers for sums of AUD100k and AUD200k and the transfer directions include AUD to GBP, AUD to USD, AUD to EUR, AUD to NZD and AUD to SGD. Fees not included. Please refer to our disclaimer for further details.