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International Payments for Business

Send and receive foreign currencies using our simple and secure online payment platform.

  • No setup fee
  • Personalised Customer Support
  • No American Express Card required

International Payment Features

Online platform advantages Online platform advantages

  • Currency exchange rates updated in real-time
  • Foreign exchange customer support 24 hours Mon-Fri
  • Online messaging centre for post login customer support
  • File upload and batching facilities for multiple online payments
  • Payment scheduling 
  • In-depth flexible reporting services
  • Settle transactions by Direct Debit, BACS, CHAPS or Faster Payments
  • Rate alert service by text or email
  • Transaction confirmation via email

More about Online platform advantages

International payment types International payment types

  • Outgoing International Payments
  • Incoming International Payments
  • Forward Contracts
  • Blended Payments
  • Cross currency Payments
  • Outgoing Currency Drafts
  • Incoming Currency Drafts

More about international payment types

Membership Rewards Membership Rewards®

If you have an American Express® Card enrolled in the Membership Rewards program, your business can earn points on eligible money transfers over GBP£1,000.1

Membership Rewards

International Payments at a glance

Setup / maintenance fees
None
Transfer times within the EEA
Sterling and Euro payments – typically 2 business days or less; 2
Other currencies – typically 2-4 business days 2
Transaction fees
No fee for Incoming Foreign Currency Payments
Standard £10 fee per Outgoing Foreign Currency Payment
Standard £20 fee per same currency payment I.e. GBP/GBP, EUR/EUR
Reporting
In-depth flexible reports which can be exported to excel
Countries
Over 110 currencies, over 80 countries
Customer service
By phone and email 24 hours, Mon-Fri
Transfer limit
No minimum or maximum

Sales and customer support representatives are available from Monday to Friday*, 24 hours a day

0800 085 3456

Get Started

You don’t need to be an American Express Cardmember to open an FX International Payments account.

Open an FX International Payments Account

1. Open an account

Complete the application form to enrol your business in American Express FX international payments. Once approved you’ll receive login information to start using our online platform.

Process International Payments Online

2. Use the service

Log in to the online platform for access to live exchange rates and to make international payments.  Need help? Dedicated customer support is just a call away 

International Payments Online Reporting Platform

3. Track and report

Powerful reporting tools allow you to manage processing, tracking and reconciliation for all your foreign currency payments – online 24/7. We can confirm your transactions once they settle via email, for peace of mind.

American Express Rewards for International Payments

4. Enjoy a world of rewards

Simply link your eligible American Express® Card by completing the registration form. Once we’ve approved your application, you can earn Membership Reward points on eligible foreign exchange payments.1

Find out more about Membership Rewards.

Watch the Video

Watch our online demo and see how American Express helps make international payments, convenient, secure and rewarding. 

Are you an individual looking to send money online? We also offer international money transfers for personal use, exclusive for eligible UK American Express Cardmembers3

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How we can help your business

We have more than a century’s experience in supporting the international payments of businesses like yours.
Today, our international payments solution is convenient, secure and rewarding.
Our online platform is complimented by our commitment to deliver to our clients solid relationships, attractive rates and rewards.

Find out how we can help you

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