How long does it take to sign-up?
If your application has all the needed documents, your account will be created and ready to use within one working day.
What documents do I need to provide?
In order to create a business account with Azimo, please provide the following:
- Proof of Personal Address for the Company Representative
- Proof of ID for the Company Representative
- Company bank statement
- Company registration documents
- Shareholder registration documents
Does my business account support multiple users?
Currently we do not allow multiple users under a single account.
Which countries can I send to?
Azimo for Business supports sending money to over 180 countries through Direct to bank and SWIFT transfers.
How much does it cost to use my business card?
There are no charges for using either debit or credit cards to pay for your transfers.
What are the minimum and maximum amounts for my business transfers?
The minimum amount for transferring is 10 GBP, while the maximum amount depends on your delivery method:
- Card payments have a maximum amount is 12,000 GBP
- SWIFT transfers have a maximum amount of 250,000 GBP
Can I import the details of the recipients that I wish to send money to?
Currently you cannot import details, however we are working on adding this feature in the near future.
As a Business customer, do I receive a special exchange rate?
We always strive to offer all of our customers the best rates and lowest fees possible, both personal and business, so everyone receives the same rate.
What is a SWIFT transfer?
SWIFT transfer is a transfer that is sent via the SWIFT international payment network. With Azimo you can make SWIFT transfers to more than 100 countries around the world, in major currencies including GBP, USD and EUR.
You’ll need a SWIFT-BIC code as it allows us to identify your recipient’s local bank.
- Important information to note
- The receiving bank might charge a handling fee to receive a SWIFT transfer
- Most transfers are delivered within 24 hours
- The receiving account has to be held in the chosen currency
How can I find my recipient’s SWIFT-BIC code?
A SWIFT-BIC code is unique to your recipient’s bank branch, so in order to find their SWIFT code, please ask your recipient to get it from them and provide it to you.
Making a SWIFT transfer
What are the delivery times?
SWIFT transfers usually take one working day.
Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on public holidays.
What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?
The minimum amount for a SWIFT transfer is 200 GBP and the maximum amount is 250,000 GBP.
Please note that some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.
Can I make a transfer to a company?
Yes, you can make a SWIFT transfer to company accounts in either USD or EUR.
Please remember to select the correct type of account when creating your new recipient on your Azimo account.