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International payments (SWIFT)

Make and receive international payments effectively

With SWIFT from Yorkshire Bank, sending and receiving payments of foreign currencies is straightforward. Fees apply.

  • Fast and effective method of making worldwide electronic payments*.
  • SWIFT transfer can be instructed at any branch
Further features
  • Payments are given specific value dates i.e. same-day, next day or “spot” value which is typically 2 business days ahead
  • International services

Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA)

SEPA vision and goals

Important SEPA changes

Important information

  • Costs
    • There is a fee for each SWIFT payment
    • Intermediary bank charges may also apply
    • Charges can be found in the interest rates and charges section. Speak to your relationship manager for more details
  • For current indicative exchange rates contact your local branch/relationship manager

*Some exclusions apply. Please consult your relationship manager for details.

Please be aware that because SWIFT payments are linked to foreign exchange and currency rates, this may stop you, either in part of full, benefiting from any favourable changes in the underlying market.

Get in touch

General enquiries

Existing business customers
  • Contact your relationship manager or call our Business Direct team

Business Account Checklist - What you’ll need to open an account

Participating providers of UK business bank accounts have agreed to a basic set of information that they will need from you to set up your UK business current account. Find out what you’ll need to provide using the simple Business Account Checklist from UK Finance, the UK’s leading trade association for financial services.

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