NEW - TRANSPARENT FX RATES FROM AS LOW AS 0.15%*

With our transparent tiered pricing you receive a fixed spread based on your annual trading volume, so you’ll always know what rate you’ll receive on every trade, ahead of time.

 

World Account will help your business think global and act local

Our multi-currency account allows your business to receive, hold and make foreign payments in local currency.

Eight currency accounts issued instantly - USD, GBP, EUR, AUD, NZD, JPY, SGD and CAD

Accept payments from anyone for business purposes free of charge

One easy-to-use platform

Receive, hold and send funds – available 24/7 online or via the app.

Save money with great rates

Make international payments with great rates on all FX transfers. And absolutely no hidden fees.

Who can benefit from World Account?

Importing & exporting businesses

Exporters can receive funds from global customers in local currency, with the ability to invoice in a range of currencies, making the payment process cheaper and faster.

Importers can make same-currency foreign payments to their suppliers saving on transfer costs.

Business services

If you’re a service provider with global partners or clients, World Account can help you simplify and accelerate the receipt of funds.

We can help businesses operating in wide range of industries, including technology, marketing, freelancing, travel & tourism and financial services.

 

How to get started

Step 1 - sign up

Take a few minutes to sign up now. Our team will be in touch within 24 hours to walk you through the rest of the process.

Register now

Step 2 - login

Login to your new World Account and select all the currency accounts you need – choose from GBP, EUR, USD, AUD, CAD, SGD and NZD.

Step 3 - make payments

Get going! 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.

That's an easy answer: No, we don't charge fees when you make a personal transfer with us. For our business clients though, there are fees but we agree a fee structure that reflects how much business we do together. They can range from €0 to €20 per transaction.

Sometimes the banks in the middle and at the end will take a charge, so it seems that not all the money has been sent but we try our best to make sure all your money gets to where it needs to by covering correspondent and receiving charges where we can.

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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