This site contains the following information which you may find useful when making an international payment:
Due to the ongoing liquidity issues in the ISK spot and swaps market we have had to temporarily withdraw Icelandic Krona (ISK) from Barclays Payment and FX product offering with immediate effect. We will monitor the market and notify you when ISK payment capability is available again. Please be aware, payments can still be made to Iceland in alternative currencies such as GBP, USD and EUR.
When sending payments in UAE Dirham (AED), UAE regulations require specific payment formatting, while submitting a payment instruction. Please find the below currency guide for more information.
Tanzanian Shilling (TZS) is now available as currency for Corporate clients to make international payments from Barclays accounts held in the UK. Please find the below currency guide for more information.
When sending payments in Swiss Franc (CHF), Swiss regulations require specific payment formatting, while submitting a payment instruction. Please find the below currency guide for more information.
When sending a payment in Euros to an EU or EEA country*, you will need to provide the recipient’s International Bank Account Number (IBAN) to make a SEPA payment, but you no longer need to provide the SWIFT BIC.
To validate the recipient’s IBAN you can use the IBAN validator
(opens in a new window).
*SEPA credit transfers can be sent to the EU countries (and their territories) plus Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Monaco, San Marino and Switzerland. Note that SEPA payments to/from a non-EEA country should also include the SWIFT BIC.
Content held on this site specifically relates to Barclays.Net customers making international payments from an account held in the UK (with Barclays). Customers using an alternative channel to make an international payment should refer to the specific information available for your channel. Please contact your Service Team for advice on the information available to you, and where you can access it.
The information in on this site is correct at the date of publication. It is intended as a general guide only. We recommend you obtain your own independent tax and legal advice tailored to your individual circumstances.
You must ensure that both you and the person receiving the payment comply with any local and international laws in relation to the payment, including regulatory restrictions, exchange controls and tax obligations. You have sole responsibility for the management of your legal obligations and tax affairs, including making any applicable filings and payments and complying with any applicable laws and regulations, including in relation to taxation.