Sending money abroad
Online banking available to customers aged 11+ with a NatWest International account.
App available to customers aged 11+ with compatible iOS and Android devices and a Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK or international mobile number in specific countries.
What you'll need to send an international payment
When making an international payment, make sure you have the beneficiary’s:
- Name and address
- Bank name and address
- Bank Identifier Code (SWIFT BIC)
- International Bank Account Number (IBAN)*
* A National Clearing Code (NCC), also known as a Routing Code, is required for payments without an IBAN. If you enter a NCC, you will require the recipient’s bank account number.
How do I send money abroad?
Making an international payment using the mobile app or online banking is just as secure as it is to make one in branch. You can make a payment to a new or an existing payee, quickly and easily, in the comfort of your home. Criteria apply.
Our international payment fees
When sending money abroad, you'll pay different amounts depending on the method used to make the payment and where you're sending it to.
Digital Payments (excluding cards)
Manual Payments (excluding cards)
How to check an IBAN
To make international payments you'll require the recipient's International Bank Account Number (IBAN).
Our IBAN Checker can check the format of an International Bank Account Number (IBAN) that originates from countries in the European Union, European Economic Area, Switzerland and some other countries.
You can use an IBAN and BIC to make currency payments within the UK however, if you're making sterling payments in the UK, you should use a sort code and account number.