Which currencies can I get a global account in and what payments can I receive?

For domestic payments:

You'll receive payments from the countries listed below, as if you were based in that country yourself!

- Australia: AUD
- Canada: CAD
- Europe: EUR
- Hong Kong: EUR, USD, HKD, CNY
- UK: GBP
- Japan: JPY
- New Zealand: NZD
- Singapore: SGD
- United States: USD

What if the country and currency you need isn’t listed above?

We’re working hard to add additional currencies and countries for our Global Accounts. At the very top of our list is IDR Global Accounts based out of Indonesia, and AED Global Accounts based out of the United Arab Emirates.

In the meantime, join our waitlist and share the countries you are interested in, and we’ll let you know once your needed Global Account is on its way.

For International SWIFT payments:

You'll be able to accept payments in the currencies below, from the following list of countries.

- AUD, CAD, CHF, CNH, EUR, GBP, HKD, JPY, NZD, SGD, and USD 

Overview of our Global Accounts collections capabilities by geographic location:

Australia

Location Currency Domestic International
Australia AUD Yes - Domestic Bank Transfer + RTGS No

Canada

Location Currency Domestic International
Canada CAD Yes - EFT No

EU

Location Currency Domestic International
EU EUR Yes - Domestic SEPA Transfer Yes

Eurozone countries
In Eurozone countries, all bank accounts based in the below countries are reachable via the SEPA payment schemes

- Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Monaco, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia ,Slovakia Republic, San Marino

Non-Eurozone countries
In non-eurozone countries listed below, the SEPA schemes are only used for euro-denominated payments and is reachable through euro-denominated bank accounts. (For payments made in the local currency, national schemes should continue to be used.)

- Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, UK

Great Britain

Location Currency Domestic International
Great Britain GBP Yes - Domestic Bank Transfer, CHAPS Transfer, BACS Transfer Yes

Hong Kong

Location Currency Domestic International
Hong Kong CNY

Yes - ACH, RTGS, FPS

Yes
Hong Kong EUR

Yes - RTGS

Yes
Hong Kong HKD

Yes - ACH, RTGS, FPS

Yes
Hong Kong USD

Yes - RTGS

Yes
Hong Kong AUD, GBP, JPY, SGD, CHF, CAD, NZD

No

Yes

Japan 

Location Currency Domestic International
Japan JPY Yes - Domestic Zengin Transfer No

New Zealand

Location Currency Domestic International

New Zealand

NZD

Yes - Direct Credit

No

Singapore

Location Currency Domestic International

Singapore

SGD

Yes - GIRO, MEPS, FAST

Yes

United States

Location Currency Domestic International

United States

(For non-US-registered businesses)

USD

Yes - ACH, FedWire

Yes

United States

(For US-registered businesses)

USD

Yes - ACH, FedWire

Yes - Via dedicated intermediary bank

 

* "Default" refers to the default options currently provided when opening a new Global Account. Older Airwallex customers may still have other Global Accounts with slightly differing capabilities. Sometimes we can still enable these for newer customers upon request. Please contact our customer support team for any questions regarding this.

 

 

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