WorldFirst – Your trusted choice
Whether you’re a manufacturer, an exporter, a trade company owner or a startup entrepreneur, World Account allows you to enjoy one easy-to use platform – minus the cost, hassle and upheaval of traditional international business banking.
Safe and secure
Open multiple in-country foreign currency accounts instantly with no hidden fees
We can instantly open multiple international currency accounts for you in GBP, USD, EUR, CAD, JPY, AUD, SGD, NZD, HKD & CNH in one day (provided that all compliance requirements are met) for free.
Free to receive money from international customers
Your international customers shouldn’t be charged a fee when they pay you. And you shouldn’t be charged a fee to receive that payment. With World Account, you can say goodbye to TT fees. Additionally you will receive your funds much faster to improve your cash flow.
Make instant transfers
With multiple currency accounts you can move money instantly between your accounts**
**Transfer is available between EUR, USD, GBP accounts only.
Pay suppliers in local currencies
Pay overseas suppliers in local currencies quickly and easily.
Localised platform and professional services
World Account platform is operated in Simplified Chinese. We have Chinese speaking customer service, and pledge to answer your call.
Our top five most asked questions
Check out our top five most frequently asked questions.
It’s free to open an account and we don’t charge fees for receiving money. There are also no monthly charges. 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. Regarding businesses in territories and jurisdictions in which WorldFirst is not currently licensed to operate, we could not authorize a World Account. 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.
How to get started
Login to your new World Account and select all the currency accounts you need – choose from GBP, USD, EUR, CAD, JPY, AUD, SGD, NZD, HKD & CNH.
Once your account is live you can make payments out – and get paid – in local currencies accessing great rates and avoiding unnecessary bank fees.