How we work with Outward

WorldFirst and Outward have partnered to give your business a winning combination of fast, cheap and secure international payments matched with the peace of mind of a trade escrow service.

Outward helps reduce your payment risk, protecting your position and ensuring your trade partners meet their obligations. Escrow is an effective alternative to a bank letter of credit.

  1. Sign up with Outward for your Escrow requirements

  2. Importers buying goods sign up for a Payments Account

  3. Exporters selling goods sign up for a World Account

  4. Supplier payments will be made through WorldFirst at a market-leading exchange rate

Learn more about Outward's trade escrow solution

TRANSPARENT PRICING OF 0.50% OR LESS%*

Pricing, often called a margin, is the difference between the rate we buy your currency and the rate we sell it to you. We will always be upfront about where your money goes.

Most banks and FX providers will not disclose their pricing/margin as it’s hidden in the exchange rate you receive as the customer. In many cases a fixed fee is also charged, so the true cost of your transfer is the fee + the margin taken by your provider.

^$0 fee offering is based on one payment per FX transaction above AUD 2,000 or equivalent in foreign currency. Additional payments may incur a fee of up to $15 each. Fees may apply for same currency transactions. No opening fees, no account keeping fees and no receiving fees.

Why 250,000 global businesses choose WorldFirst

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Experts in FX for SMEs

$125 Billion transferred for our customers since we launched in 2004, more than 1 million transfers per year.

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Fast, secure transfers

We’ll get your money there quickly and securely – often within one working day for major currencies. WorldFirst is authorised by ASIC.

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Competitive FX rates

We offer great exchange rates, meaning our transfers are up to eight times cheaper than the banks..

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5 star customer service

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

Clients stories

Adam - Budgy Smugglers

Budgy Smuggler sees the light and day in costs of currency transfers between WorldFirst and banks.

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.

If you’re considering making a foreign exchange transaction, or you’re a new or existing customer looking for more information, it’s important your read our PDS available online.

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