Send money to the UK

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

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Compare the best money transfer service to the UK

Sending 10,000 JPY withRecipient gets(Total after fees)and transfer speed
Wise
51.70 GBP
Transfer fee
135 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
190.815
Exchange rate markup
0 JPY
Cost of transfer
135 JPY

PayPal
47.35 GBP- 4.35 GBP
Transfer fee
499 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
200.642
Exchange rate markup
490 JPY
Cost of transfer
989 JPY

Western Union
44.52 GBP- 7.18 GBP
Transfer fee
1,480 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
191.392
Exchange rate markup
30 JPY
Cost of transfer
1,510 JPY

Rakuten 楽天銀行
42.36 GBP- 9.34 GBP
Transfer fee
1,750 JPY
Exchange rate(1 GBP JPY)
194.780
Exchange rate markup
204 JPY
Cost of transfer
1,954 JPY

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How to send money to the UK in 3 easy steps

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

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in JPY to the UK, you pay a small, flat fee of 70 JPY + 0.66% 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.

Wise
Fees for our low cost transfers
Fixed fee
70 JPY
Variable feeup to 19,081,500 JPY/month
0.66%
Variable feemore than 19,081,500 JPY/month

How long will a money transfer to the UK 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

JPY
GBP

Should arrive

by Monday

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Trust Wise with safe & secure money transfers to the UK

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.

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Send money to the UK from Japan with the most international app

Looking for an app to send money to the UK? 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.
Learn more about the Wise app

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