Multi-currency account

Check live rates and send money overseas swiftly and securely, 24/7.

Create an account

Effortlessly add funds, transfer, and track payments within your online account.

Take control of your currency

Log in to your online account to check live exchange rates, arrange swift, secure transfers, and view your transaction history.

Get the rate you want

Exchange rates are always moving, but if you have a target rate in mind simply set a rate alert and we’ll notify you by SMS or email as soon as the market hits that level.

Buy currency in advance

Add money to your digital currency wallets when you like the rate, store for as long as you like, then send on as needed.

Add recipients

If you are paying bills or sending money to friends and family, you can add and edit recipient bank details and speed up future transfers.

Track your transfers

Check how much currency you have left in your wallets, top up in a couple of clicks and track your payments from start to finish.

Refer your friends

Know someone who could benefit from our services? Refer them online and earn a £50 Amazon voucher if they use us.

How to get the most from your account.

Sending money abroad should be simple. With us it is.

Create an account

Online, via our app or over the phone – it’s fast, simple and free.

Download the app

Login to see live rates, add and send money in a few taps.

Order the card

Spend like a local with your multi-currency card in 200+ countries.

Talk to us

Get more for your money with tailored solutions and expert insights.

Create an account

One account. A world of possibilities.

With 24/7 customer service on hand if you need help.


Mobile app

Check live rates and make 24/7 transfers on the go using our mobile app.

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Multi-currency debit card

Spend seamlessly in over 200 countries with our multi-currency card.

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How we keep your funds safe.

Your security is our priority. We have measures in place to keep your funds safe, and we’re here to help you protect yourself from fraud. There are important steps you must take to protect yourself from fraudsters, including checking that your payee is genuine and that their account details are correct.

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Get started

Create an account online and enjoy simpler transfers today.

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Frequently asked questions.

Your Currencies Direct account is your online home for currency transfers. It’s free to create and there’s no catch – you don’t have to use it if you don’t want to.

You can send and receive currencies 24/7 and get expert guidance on transfers and the currency markets from our specialist team.

Create your account here.

If you need any help, we’re here for you 24/7 on +44 (0) 20 7847 9400  

Visit our refer a friend page.

Enter your details and the details of the person you’ve referred to us. After they’ve made their transfer, we’ll email a £50 Amazon voucher to the email on your Currencies Direct account. 

You can refer as many people as you like.

We’ll send your voucher within 30 days of the person you referred making their trade with us.

Can I receive a voucher in different currencies?

We issue our Amazon vouchers in GBP, but if you would prefer your voucher in EUR or USD we may be able to help so please talk to your account manager.


We believe there’s no better way to serve our clients than with one-to-one support by phone.


We may email you: 

  • with important information about your account 
  • with currency rate information (if you’ve set a rate alert email, for example) 
  • to help you track progress when you send or receive money 
  • with currency market news and insights (if you’ve asked for them)  

SMS message 

We may text you: 

  • with security codes – when you log in, for example 
  • with currency rate information (if you’ve set a rate alert SMS, for example)  

App notifications 

We may send you app notifications: 

  • with important information about your account 
  • with currency rate information (if you’ve set a rate alert) 
  • to help you track progress when you send or receive money 
  • to confirm purchases made with your Currencies Direct debit card   

Stay safe from fraud

Remember, we will never ask you to share your passwords, card information, access codes or PINs.

And we will never ask you to transfer money anywhere. 
See our security and fraud page for more information on our safeguarding measures and what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Yes, of course. 

Please call us on +44 (0) 20 7847 9400 we’re here for you 24/7. 

We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

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Refer and earn

Receive a £50 Amazon voucher when you refer your friends!

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Mastercard is a registered trademark and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Cards provided to EEA residents are issued by Transact Payments Malta Limited and cards provided to UK residents are issued by Transact Payments Limited pursuant to licences by Mastercard International. Transact Payments Malta Limited is duly authorised and regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority as a Financial Institution under the Financial Institution Act 1994. Registration number C 91879. Transact Payments Limited is authorised and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. In the UK electronic money is issued by Currencies Direct Ltd which is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority as an Electronic Money Institution under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (FRN: 900669). In the EU electronic money is issued by Currencies Direct Spain, E.D.E., S.L. which is authorised by the Bank of Spain as an Electronic Money Institution under Law 21/2011 of 26 July and Royal Decree 778/2012 of 4 May (Registration No: 6716).