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

Simple and transparent pricing

^Fees will not be charged for most payments. Payments of AUD $10,000 or more are fee free. Our fee structure for smaller payments is as follows**: Payments between $2,000 and $9,999 will incur an AUD $10 fee. Payments less than $2,000 will incur an AUD $20 fee. Fees and/or margins apply to same currency transactions. No opening fees, no account keeping fees and no receiving fees. Payment volumes and fees in AUD or equivalent in foreign currency.

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.

*Learn more about our pricing, currency converter and comparison messaging by visiting our disclaimer page.
** Fee structure will apply to all clients unless otherwise stated/agreed with WorldFirst or if you have previously made non-standard arrangements with your account manager.