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Once OFX receives your funds, 80% of all major currency transfers are processed in 24 hours
Our global support team is available around the clock - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
How to send money to the U.K.
Gather the relevant banking information of your recipient including the name on the account, the Bank Sort Code (BSC) and bank account number.
Create an online account with OFX, or login to get a live quote for your money transfer.
Enter your details and those of your recipient.
Select ‘finalize transaction’ to process your payment.
It’s easy and affordable to send money to the U.K. using OFX. Even if you’re not ready to transfer funds today, you can sign up now, so your account is active and ready when a great exchange rate comes up.
When sending money to the U.K., keep in mind that different tax regulations may apply depending on many factors including:
how the money is going to be used
how much you are sending
the source of the funds
if you’ve paid tax on the funds elsewhere
For example, supporting family members by paying for living expenses is usually considered different from sending large sums as a gift.
How to send money to the U.K. at a great exchange rateWhen reviewing exchange rates, keep in mind that how Brexit unfolds in the coming years may play a critical role in GBP valuations. If you want to read up on the factors that influence the value of the pound sterling or other currencies, head over to the Exchange Rates section of our site.
UK Money Transfers - FAQs
Wondering how to send money to the U.K. from the United States? Use OFX to exchange your U.S. dollars for British pounds, because you’re too smart for your bank. With offices around the world, we provide 24-hour access to our highly skilled transfer team.
Is there any limit on how much money I can send to the U.K.?
Nope. OFX works well for both businesses and individuals when transferring money to the UK from the USA.
Can I send money from a U.K. bank account to the U.S.?
Sure. You can register now to send money to the USA with your British bank account.
Does OFX transfer money to all U.K. banks?
OFX can transfer funds to any bank in the U.K., including, but not limited to:
Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Lloyds Banking Group
National Westminster Bank
Standard Chartered plc
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank
You can reach our dedicated customer service agents 24/7 (including weekends and most holidays). When others are closed, we’re open. Need a quote? Need it ASAP? Need to talk to someone about your mother? We’re here for you.
When you use OFX, you’ll get fast, efficient service, and we’ll keep you informed of where your money is along the way. For all your overseas payments, OFX is simply smarter.
How can OFX help you manage USD/GBP exchange rate swings?
Check out our risk management tools and stay in control of your money.