Make and receive international payments quickly, easily and securely wherever you are in the world.

We offer a variety of ways to make and receive international payments – to up to 90 countries and in up to 60 currencies - whether you’re transferring money abroad to friends or family, or paying for goods and services abroad.

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Features and benefits
  • You can send up to £100,000 (or currency equivalent) abroad, using an online payment - a convenient and secure service available 24/7, if you are registered with Barclays International online banking
  • Alternatively, you can also make international payments via the phone, post or by visiting us in selected branches
  • You can make and receive payments from your Barclays international bank account via the following payment options: • International Payments Service - Allows you to send money to up to 90 countries in up to 60 different currencies. Or • Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Credit Transfer - allows you to send payments in Euros to EU countries and their territories (including the UK Crown Dependencies) plus Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Monaco, San Marino and Switzerland. Funds are guaranteed to be in the recipient’s account the next working day if they’re sent by 3pm.

Things to consider

  • When entering into FX transactions you can suffer losses. Please bear in mind that exchange rates can be affected by factors such as interest rate expectations, inflation, macroeconomic events and natural disasters.
  • You can lose money in FX transactions. If you are unsure about a transaction, you should seek independent advice
Eligibility

How to make International Payments

  • You must have an International bank account with Barclays International Banking
  • You must be over 18 years old
  • You must maintain at least £25,000, or currency equivalent, in savings and investments with Barclays International Banking.

Things to consider

  • When entering into FX transactions you can suffer losses. Please bear in mind that exchange rates can be affected by factors such as interest rate expectations, inflation, macroeconomic events and natural disasters.
  • You can lose money in FX transactions. If you are unsure about a transaction, you should seek independent advice
Rates and fees

    International payment fees are as follows:

  • International payments

    Letter, fax, standing order, face to face instruction: £40.00 Telephone instruction: £35.00 Online payment: £15.00
  • SEPA Credit Transfers

    Letter, fax, standing order, face to face instruction: £40.00 Online payment: £5.00
  • Rates

    When you make your payment in a foreign currency we’ll use the Barclays exchange rate of the day

    If you make your payment in a different currency of the recipient bank account, the exchange rate will be set by the overseas bank.

Things to consider

  • When entering into FX transactions you can suffer losses. Please bear in mind that exchange rates can be affected by factors such as interest rate expectations, inflation, macroeconomic events and natural disasters.
  • You can lose money in FX transactions. If you are unsure about a transaction, you should seek independent advice

WANT TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS?

Find out more on

Or to open an International Bank Account