FNB makes sending money abroad simple and rewarding. Whether you are purchasing products, paying for services from another country, or paying in advance for your next business trip; we'll simplify the process to make sure you have more time to manage your business.
Transact and manage your global payments via Online Banking. Save beneficiaries and upload documents online, making it easier for you to transact anywhere, anytime.
You'll benefit from
Security - Using the global SWIFT system, funds can be sent to or from your account from anywhere in the world, securely and quickly. Your payments will be traceable from the time they leave your account.
Convenience - Manage your foreign payments via Online Banking anytime, anywhere. Documents can be uploaded while you perform your transactions eliminating unnecessary paperwork and standing in queues.
Speed - Once your documents have met Exchange Control requirements; the payment will reach the beneficiary within 2 working days.
Rewards - Earn up to 50% back in eBucks on the transaction charges when you send foreign currency online.*
Reliability - A full history of your Forex activity will be kept on the system so you can track your transactions with ease. You will also receive an email with confirmation that your payment has been completed.
Personalised exchange rates- As an FNB customer, you will receive personalised rates and competitive fees when transacting via Online Banking.
Real-time access: Enjoy real-time access to competitive exchange rates, at the time of processing your payment.
Secure rates: Secure your payment rate either by making use of your available funds or by using your pre-approved credit line.
*Standard eBucks rules apply. Please refer to www.eBucks.com for more information.
As an Authorised Dealer in foreign exchange, FirstRand and its divisions (including RMB and FNB) are required to report cross-border customer transactions to the South African Reserve Bank. This system of reporting is called
balance of payments
reporting for short.
When doing cross-border transactions refer to the balance of payments category codes listed below.
Depending on the reason for your Global Payment, you may be required to supply us with additional documents. You will be prompted during your application, should we require documents; alternatively contact the Forex Advisory Team and we will be able to assist you.
You will need the banking details and personal information of the beneficiary as well as the reason for your payment.