Yes, a foreigner can open a business bank account in the UK. Many banks in the UK offer non-resident or international business banking services, allowing businesses from outside the UK to open accounts, however, this process may be more challenging with traditional banks.
If you are not yet ready to approach a brick-and-mortar bank, consider MultiPass multi-currency account for simple local payments in GBP and over 30 other currencies. We onboard companies from a wide list of countries.
Your Business Account in the UK 🇬🇧
Open a business account to operate in the UK with or without local presence. Get multi-currency IBAN to manage GBP, EUR, USD and other currencies just like local companies do.
A single solution to bank overseas
Be where your clients and partners are - With MultiPass multi-currency account do business with partners, clients and contractors both globally and in local markets. Hold, send & receive money in multiple currencies and convert only when needed, at great FX rates.
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The rest of the world 🌍
Reliable & transparent banking, designed for international business
Transact in 30+ currencies across 180 countries. Get your own dedicated IBAN and local UK, EU & US accounts. Make fast multi-currency payments globally via SWIFT or local payment networks.
Wholesale FX rates
Perform live FX and move money between your own accounts with ease. MultiPass gives you access to wholesale exchange rates that guarantee significant savings versus traditional banks.
Handle your daily corporate expenses easily with your own virtual and plastic payment cards. Order and manage your cards 100% online from your MultiPass business account.
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A dedicated banking expert that understands your business nature with help you out with any questions and ensure smooth delivery or your payments.
Onboard and manage your account entirely online, wherever you are. Our team will guide you through the onboarding so that you can be up and running within days, not weeks.
MultiPass is a UK-based FCA-authorised EMI. MultiPass is part of the Dyninno Group, an international holding with over 19 years of experience in the global market.
How to send money to the United Kingdom 🇬🇧 with MultiPass
Convert your currency to GBP
Save on FX vs traditional banks. Hold GBP in your account and avoid unnecessary conversions.
Choose recipient in the United Kingdom
Make a payment to their local account details
From 0.50 GBP per payment
Payment delivery up to 5x faster than SWIFT
Please note that pricing may vary from case to case. For more information, visit the pricing page.
Get paid in UK like a local
Share your new account details with your customers in the UK, allowing them to pay you as easily as they would a local company.
Pay overseas staff cheaper & faster
Local payouts offer significant savings vs international SWIFT transfers, which is perfect for companies that regularly pay salaries to overseas contractors.
Your questions, answered
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