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Send money to UK

Fast and secure transfers at competitive rates when you send money from United States to the United Kingdom. Transfer today.

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USDUS dollar

OFX fee

+ $0.00 USD

Amount to be converted

$10,000.00 USD

Your customer rate

0.7567

Converted to

£7,567.00 GBP

GBPBritish pound sterling
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OFX offers customised rates for high-value transfers and corporate customers. Register or login to get an OFX customised rate. Occasionally, a third-party intermediary or bank may deduct a fee from the value of your transfer. This fee may vary and OFX receives no portion of it.

US$191bn+

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global offices

How to send money to United Kingdom from USA

1. Registration.

We’ll ask for some personal details to create your account and verify your identity.

2. Verification.

Electronic verification keeps things moving before we give you a call to make sure you’re good to go.

3. Book your transfer.

Tell us the amount you want to send, or what your recipient needs to receive and see your rate.

4. Send your funds.

You’ll be notified when funds hit our intermediary account. Track your transfer online, in-app or via SMS.

What is the best way to send money to United Kingdom from the USA?

When you transfer money to the United Kingdom with OFX the easiest option is Direct Debit. The agreed amount will be withdrawn from your nominated account and then sent to your recipient.

Otherwise, you can send a wire transfer (bank fees apply) and make your payment online or in-branch.

Please note that payment methods vary based on the currency being sent. Once you lock in your transfer, we will inform you of available payment options.

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How long does it take to transfer money to United Kingdom from the USA?

Our global network of banking partners enables us to move your money efficiently, through some of the fastest payment schemes available globally.

Most international money transfers to United Kingdom are completed within 1-2 business days of OFX receiving your funds.

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What’s driving the US dollar right now?

Get up-to-date currency market insights from our OFXperts. It could help you save on your next money transfer to United Kingdom.

Your rate to send money to United Kingdom now

Need to send money now? Check your customer rate based on the live market.

USD/GBP exchange rates

Not sure how the current market exchange rate for British pound stacks up? Review past performance for your currency pair.

Rate alerts for GBP

Want to know the best time to transfer to the UK? Set up a Rate Alert for your currency pair and we’ll let you know if the rate hits.

FAQs

Can I send money to the UK with a mobile app?

Yes, you can send money to the UK using the OFX app available on Android and iOS. Download the app now.

Can I send money from an American bank account to United Kingdom?

OFX can transfer funds to almost any bank in United Kingdom, including, but not limited to:

Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Lloyds Banking Group, National Westminster Bank, Standard Chartered plc, Santander UK, Standard Life, Investec, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank

How can I send money to a friend in United Kingdom from the USA?

Whether it’s a gift or a lifeline, when you transfer with OFX we can send money straight to your friend’s bank account.

They don’t need to sign up with OFX, all they have to do is share their bank account details with you.

What verification details do I need to provide as a US resident?

Verification helps keep our platform safe from fraud, so we verify the identity of every person who requests an OFX account.

To verify your identity you’ll need your passport, driver’s license or identity card, as well as your social security number.

If you’re making a business money transfer, we’ll also ask for your business registration number. industry, and other additional documentation relevant to your business structure.

Is there any limit on how much money I can send to United Kingdom from the US?

OFX does not enforce any limits on the amount of money you may wish to transfer to United Kingdom.

Can I send money from United Kingdom to the USA instead?

When you transfer with OFX you get the peace of mind that comes with knowing your money is secure.

With OFX’s advanced transaction monitoring, the eagle eyes of our OFXperts, regulation by over 50 regulators globally, and over 25 years of experience, you know that OFX is secure.

Our transfer process operates on a low-risk model, meaning that we never pay out your funds before we receive them from you. This ensures that OFX has zero default risk from client earnings.

Learn more about OFX’s security measures.