Be a global player in 2022

We’re WorldFirst, an international payments business helping you move money around the world. With an International Collections Account, known as World Account, you can collect payments, pay suppliers, repatriate funds, and be open for business to millions of customers.

A whole world of possibilities

Expand your online business with our global payment solution

Online businesses and marketplace sellers can launch quickly in new countries, but often find it difficult to receive payments and bring their funds home. This means profits are eroded by wasted time and poor exchange rates.

The WorldFirst International Collections Account is a simple and affordable solution to scale your business, helping you to get paid easily from payment gateways and marketplaces around the world like Amazon, OTTO, Etsy, and AliExpress.


Your easy alternative to a bank account abroad


Currency exchange the way it should be. Fast. Secure. Affordable

Make international business easier by combining the convenience of local currency accounts with flexible FX solutions.

  • Create accounts on-demand for free in 10 currencies
  • Available in GBP, USD, CAD, AUD, CNH, EUR, HKD, JPY, NZD, and SGD
  • Make fast and secure international payments in 60 currencies
  • Same day payments across our popular currency pairs
  • Bring your funds home when it suits you using our secure 24/7 online platform
  • Access on-demand statements and proof of account ownership

Fast and secure transfers

  • Real-time fraud monitoring, blocking and alerts
  • PSD2 compliant, with 2FA in place
  • Option to authenticate with the Authy App for a more secure login
Fully compliant with all relevant regulations to ensure your funds are appropriately segregated from business funds in line with regulatory requirements.

Take your business global

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Since 2004, more than 240K businesses have utilised WorldFirst to send more than £87bn around the world.

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