How to send money outside the UK using Online Banking or Mobile App

This step-by-step guide shows you how to send money outside the UK using Online Banking or our Mobile Banking App.

You'll need to have the following information to hand:

  • The recipient's name and address (exact full name or company name)
  • Name and address of the recipient's bank - (exact full name)
  • The recipient's IBAN (International Bank Account Number) or account number
  • For payments to the UK and EEA countries, the BIC (Bank Identifier Code) / SWIFT code / clearing code

If you have a current account with us and you're registered for Online Banking, you can simply sign in to send money outside the UK.

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    1. Tap the ‘three dots’ in the top right corner of the account you’d like to send the payment from.
    2. Tap ‘Send money outside the UK’.
    3. If you are sending money to someone you've paid before choose 'Select an international recipient’. if you’re paying someone for the first time, select ‘Pay someone new’ 
    4. Type in how much currency you'd like to send.
    5. Click on the flag icon if you prefer to send money in a different currency to our standard currency for the recipient's country
    6. Select 'Continue' to review payment details. 
    7. Select 'Confirm Payment' to complete the payment request. You may be asked to input your password for security purposes. If you're sending money to a new recipient you may be asked to verify the transaction through a phone call so have your phone to hand. 

    If you don’t have our app, why not download it to make a payment?

  1. Select ‘More actions’ on the account you want to make the payment from.
  2. Select ‘Payments and transfers’.
  3. Select ‘Send money outside the UK’.
  4. If you are sending money to someone you've paid before choose 'Select an international recipient’. if you’re paying someone for the first time, select ‘Pay someone new’ 
  5. Type in how much currency you'd like to send.
  6. Click on the flag icon if you prefer to send money in a different currency to our standard currency for the recipient's country
  7. Select 'Continue' to review payment details. 
  8. Select 'Confirm Payment' to complete the payment request. You may be asked to input your password for security purposes. If you're sending money to a new recipient you may be asked to verify the transaction through a phone call so have your phone to hand. 

Sign in to make a payment

Please note: If you have another type of device or your device is jailbroken or rooted, you can still access Online Banking through your browser.

We don't charge you for Mobile Banking but your mobile operator may charge you for certain services (such as downloading or using the app), so please check with them. Services may be affected by phone signal and functionality. The app works on all iPads running the latest iOS. The app is not compatible with some older versions of the operating systems – check the App Store or Google Play for more details. If you have another type of device, you will still be able to access Online Banking through your web browser.

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