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Unlock your global ambition

The new way to save time and money for online sellers who do business in different currencies.

This is the World Account.


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How World Account helps marketplace sellers

Local currency accounts

Open multiple local currency accounts in GBP, EUR, USD, CAD, JPY, NZD & AUD – for FREE.

Do business like a local

For example, collect revenue from clients or online marketplaces in USD, pay your suppliers in USD.

Save money with great rates

Great rates on all FX transfers. And absolutely no hidden fees.

One easy-to-use platform

Send, hold and receive funds – online or via the app.



How to get started


Register today, it only takes a few minutes. We’ll be in touch within 24 hours to confirm next steps.


Setup your World Account by choosing the currency accounts you need.


Share these details to collect from clients and online marketplaces or start using to pay suppliers.

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*Visit our FAQs for more details on fees and charges.




No hidden fees. No charges. No excuses.


As an online seller, it’s completely free to open a World Account with us.

And there are no monthly fees or transfer fees on foreign exchange transactions either.


Want to make a same currency transfer? These costs vary – get in touch 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.

Full FAQs




Feefo Customer Rating

5-star client reviews




£70bn transferred globally




FCA authorised




1 million+ transfers a year


Meet the mini-multinationals

Testimonials from some of our e-commerce clients.

"Really straightforward, really honest…using WorldFirst is a bit of a no-brainer" - Rob, World of Clogs

"We receive a lot of our sales in foreign currency and we use WorldFirst rather than our bank." - Martin, The Fragrance Counter

"That personal touch really makes you feel like they value you…that makes a big difference." - Alex, Moreplay

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

Are you next ready?

We know currency. Let us remove the hassle of your next international money transfer, so you can focus on your future. Talk to us.

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