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International receiving accounts

We make opening receiving accounts around the world quick and easy. Pounds, US dollars, Canadian dollars, Japanese Yen, New Zealand dollars, Singapore dollars, Australian dollars, Hong Kong dollars, and Chinese Yuan (offshore).

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Amazing customer service

Our clients are our number one priority and we treat every client as if they were our only one. It's worked so far - 96% of our lovely clients* would use us again if the need arises!

* Based on a UK private client survey conducted in November 2016.

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More for your money

We offer competitive collection fees and our accounts are flexible, so you can choose when to send it back. Your money, when you want it.

How it works - expanding your online business

It’s easy to start sending funds with WorldFirst. Once you’ve opened an account one of our specialists will work with you to find the right solution for your needs and we won't charge you.*

We’re here to help reduce any hassles or worries about exchange rates and market fluctuations, and here's how it works:

1. Sign up with us

You tell us where you need accounts and in which currency.

2. Update your marketplaces

Once you have the new account details you can update your marketplace details.

3. Watch your business grow

Bring your money back home from around the world, when you want it.

*Applies to online sellers, please visit our FAQs for more details.

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.

There are no fees for online sellers transferring funds back to domestic accounts. However there are fees for transfers to your home account (or another beneficiary, if you are a World Account holder) without a currency conversion. Email us to find out more.
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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