Get local account details before hopping on your flight.
Don’t have time to open a bank account in a new country? With Wise, you can open a local account before leaving home.
Move abroad or go remote and get paid like a local — receive money (or your salary) in one of 9+ currencies with local account details.
The number of currencies you can receive money in depends on your location. Check which currencies you can receive.
*Wise doesn’t accept cash or cheque payments. Read more about which types of transfers you can receive.
Get paid and go, with your Wise account.
Receive money from friends and family abroad, convert it in your Wise account and spend in the UK.
Wise converts at the mid-market rate with no hidden fees.
How to receive money from abroad.
Create your Wise account
Choose how to get paid
Pick from 9+ currencies to receive to your Wise account. We’ll give you everything you need — from sort codes, to IBANs, and more.
Share your new account details and get paid like a local
Give friends, family, or your employer, everything they need to pay you. You'll both avoid conversion fees — and you can spend it directly from your Wise account.
Simple ways to receive money internationally.
Receiving your salary in a new currency.
Open a Wise account, get local account details for the currency you want to be paid in, and share them with your employer.
Receiving your pension from abroad.
Get your pension paid from the UK, directly to your Wise account.
Receiving money while studying abroad.
Share your local account details with your organisation or family, and receive the money directly into your Wise account.
Wise is safe and secure.
Wise is an authorised Electronic Money Institution independently regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.
This means we're required by law to keep your money safe by storing it in a low-risk financial institution - in Europe this is in our UK account with Barclays, in the US this is in our US account with Wells Fargo.
We're trusted by 13 million people and counting.
Receiving large amounts of money from overseas.
Receiving large amounts of money from abroad is easy with Wise. Except for USD, there are no limits when receiving money with Wise. Learn more about receiving large amounts with Wise.
After receiving the money, you can convert it at the mid-market rate.
Receiving money from abroad is easy with Wise.
We make it simple to receive money from overseas.