Send money to the UK from Japan

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers to the UK from Japan.

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  • 0 JPY
  • 248 JPYOur fee
  • 248 JPYTotal fees
  • =
    9,752 JPYTotal amount we’ll convert
  • ÷

Should arrive by Monday

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Save when you send money to the UK from Japan

Sending 10,000 JPY withRecipient gets(Total after fees)
48.80 GBP
Transfer fee
40 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
Exchange rate markup
100 JPY

Cost of transfer
140 JPY

48.27 GBP- 0.53 GBP
Transfer fee
248 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
Exchange rate markup

Cost of transfer
248 JPY

45.02 GBP- 3.78 GBP
Transfer fee
499 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
Exchange rate markup
427 JPY

Cost of transfer
926 JPY

Western Union
41.56 GBP- 7.24 GBP
Transfer fee
1,480 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
Exchange rate markup
145 JPY

Cost of transfer
1,625 JPY

Rakuten 楽天銀行
40.03 GBP- 8.77 GBP
Transfer fee
1,750 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
Exchange rate markup
197 JPY

Cost of transfer
1,947 JPY

19.40 GBP- 29.40 GBP
Transfer fee
6,000 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
Exchange rate markup
199 JPY

Cost of transfer
6,199 JPY
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How to send money to the UK from Japan in 3 easy steps

What you’ll need for your online money transfer to the UK from Japan

How much does it cost to transfer money to the UK from Japan?

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in JPY to the UK from Japan, you pay a small, flat fee of 188 JPY + 0.61% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront).

Fee depends on your chosen transfer type

Some transfer types have different fees which are usually tiny.

No hidden fees

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

Fees for our low cost transfers
Fixed fee
188 JPY
Variable feeup to 20,204,900 JPY/month
Variable feemore than 20,204,900 JPY/month

How long will a money transfer to the UK from Japan take?

A money transfer from Japan (JPY) to the UK (GBP) should arrive by Monday. Sometimes transfer times can differ based on payment methods or verification changes. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

On many popular routes, Wise can send your money within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.

Your transfer route


Should arrive

by Monday

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Protecting you and your money

Safeguarded with leading banks

We hold your money with established financial institutions, so it’s separate from our own accounts and in our normal course of business not accessible to our partners. Read more here.

Extra-secure transactions

We use 2-factor authentication to protect your account and transactions. That means you — and only you — can get to your money.

Data protection

We’re committed to keeping your personal data safe, and we’re transparent in how we collect, process, and store it.

Dedicated anti-fraud team

We work round the clock to keep your account and money protected from even the most sophisticated fraud.

Online scams are on the rise. Learn how to stay safe.

Send money to the UK from Japan with the Wise app

Looking for an app to send money to the UK from Japan? Sending money is easy with Wise app.

  • Cheaper transfers abroad - free from hidden fees and exchange rate markups.
  • Check exchange rates - see on the app how exchange rates have changed over time.
  • Repeat your previous transfers - save the details, and make your monthly payments easier.
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