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CHF Transfers

Here you will find everything you need to know about sending to and from Swiss Franc. 

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Occasionally your bank may need the address of the bank you are transferring to. The address to include is:
Deutsche Bank AG, Zurich Branch
Uraniastrasse 9, 8001 

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Sending to CHF

For more information and to get started with your first transfer to CHF, click here!
Basic Information   Notes
TransferWise Fee 0,5% When sending from currencies with a different fee, the higher charge applies.
Delivery time* 1 working day *After payout. Please keep in mind that TransferWise can take up to two working days to convert your funds from receiving the deposit
Maximum amount (per transfer) 2,000,000 CHF  
Countries we can send to To Switzerland and Liechtenstein  
Additional Receiving Banking Fees None  
Required Details    
Recipient Full Name 35 English characters only When sending to individuals, please include the first name and the surname. There is a 35 character limit, and please use only standard Latin letters (a-z).
Recipient IBAN Yes IBAN should be 21 characters long (letters and numbers) and begin with CH
Recipient SWIFT/BIC code Yes

Mandatory. SWIFT/BIC code 8-11 characters (letters and numbers)

Amount Lock Transfers Yes The currency you're sending from must also be able to send fixed amounts. Please see our other currency FAQ's more information
Guaranteed Rate Yes You'll get a guaranteed rate when sending to CHF from most of our currencies (excluding BRL and CZK). This will last for 24 or 48 hours depending on your sending currency. You can see more information in our guaranteed rate article.

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Sending from CHF

Basic Information   Notes
TransferWise fee 0,5% (or the equivalent of 1,5 CHF for transfers under 300 CHF.) When sending from currencies with a different fee, the higher charge applies. 

Debit and credit card payments are available from CHF and the additional fees can be seen here.
Time for deposit to reach TransferWise 1-3 working days Please note: TransferWise usually only receives deposits within UK working hours (9-5 UK time Mon-Fri)
How to send money Debit/Credit Card or Local bank transfer  
Additional sending fees No  
Maximum amount 60,000 CHF per transfer  
Amount Lock Transfers (in) Yes  
Debit/Credit Card Payments Yes The limit per payment for CHF card payments is 3500 CHF. The fees for paying with each type of card can be seen here.
Apple Pay Yes For more information see our page about Apple Pay


CHF Refunds

If you cancel your transfer from CHF when you have already sent the money to us (using one of the payment methods listed), and the transfer has not yet been completed, then we can simply refund your money back to you. See what is required to complete the refund for your payment method below.

Bank Transfer

When refunding a bank transfer, the money must be sent back to the account it came from and we will ask for the following details:

- Account holder name
- Bank code (BIC/SWIFT)

Your money will then be sent back to you and should arrive within 1 working day.

Debit/Credit Card

Card payment refunds are an automatic process (but not instant), and once you cancel a payment, your money will be sent back to the card you paid from. This will then take up to 10 working days to reflect back on your card.


Additional Note

When sending a deposit to us from CHF (Swiss Franc), we ask you to include a different reference to other transfers, which can be seen on your transfer. Swiss banks often have two places to include a reference on a transfer, normally called 'Booking Text' and 'Reason for Payment'. Please enter our reference in 'Reason for Payment'.

If this is entered in 'Booking Text' then our system will not be able to automatically match your deposit to your active transfer and this will be delayed.

We will then ask you for a proof of payment document so we can manually locate your payment in our system.

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