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International payments

Send money from the UK all over the world securely online, 24/7

An easy, quick way to send and receive money worldwide

An international money transfer is a safe, secure way to send money to a bank account in another country or region. With HSBC you can do it securely online, any time and in local currency. Plus, we only use up-to-date exchange rates during market hours and don't hide any of our fees.1

Send money around the world

Make international payments 24/7 in online banking, whether it's going to an HSBC account or another bank.

  • Send up to £50,000 (or the currency equivalent) online or on mobile, and up to £10,000 (or the currency equivalent) over the phone (£10 million if you're a Premier customer)

  • Send an unlimited amount in one of our branches

  • Set up regular or future overseas payments in online banking

Get fair and simple fees

Get peace of mind knowing how much it'll cost to send money internationally with us.

  • Send money without any HSBC fees when you transfer to another HSBC account or when you pay in euros to somewhere in the European Economic Area (EEA)2

  • If you're sending money in any currency outside the EEA, or to somewhere in the EEA in a currency other than euros, pay a £5 HSBC fee

Know how much you're sending

Send money confidently online around the world, whenever you're sending it, with our live exchange rates.

  • Send money to over 150 different destinations

  • Make payments in local currency with competitive real-time rates during market hours, so you know exactly how much you're sending and receiving

Sending and receiving money outside the UK

How it works

How much it costs

Get started

Log on to online banking to start sending money internationally 24/7.

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Register now to start sending and receiving money worldwide.


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The small print

1. Some charges by intermediary banks may apply, but we won't know what they are until after the payment is made.

2. Countries within the EEA include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden.

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