Send money to the United States

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers to the United States.

Compare the best money transfer service to the United States

At TransferWise, we never hide extra fees and charges in the exchange rate. We just use the exchange rate – independently provided by Reuters. That means fair, low-cost transfers, every time.

Compare TransferWise exchange rates and fees with some of the biggest money transfer and remit services, such as Western Union, ICICI Bank or Worldremit.

How to send money to the United States in 3 easy steps

Start your transfer.
1

Start your transfer.

Pay in GBP with your debit card or credit card, or send the money from your online banking.

Get the best rate out there.
2

Get the best rate out there.

TransferWise always gives you the real and fair mid-market exchange rate.

Money is locally delivered.
3

Money is locally delivered.

The recipient gets money in their currency directly from TransferWise's local bank account.

How much does it cost to transfer money to the United States?

To send money in GBP to the United States, you pay a small, flat fee of 0.76 GBP + 0.37% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront).

Some payment methods have an added fee, but that's usually tiny too.

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

TransferWise fees
Fixed fee
% fee for transfers up to 100,000 GBP
% fee for amounts over 100,000 GBP
How long will a transfer take?

How long will a transfer take?

On many popular routes, TransferWise can send your money within one day, and sometimes within seconds.

Sometimes, different payment methods or routine checks may affect the transfer delivery time. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

Your transfer route
Should arrive
by Aug 26

TransferWise is easy

How to send money to the United States

TransferWise makes transferring money to the United States a breeze:

  1. Just tap in how much, and where to.
  2. Then make a local payment to TransferWise, whether it's with a wire transfer, ACH or your debit or credit card.
  3. And that's it.

TransferWise converts your money at the 'inter-bank' rate – the real rate – so you save big time (even versus the guys saying there's 'zero' commission). On TransferWise, there's no room for sneaky bank surcharges or creeping hidden charges.

Available payment methods
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Regular
  • Card
  • SWIFT

The better way to send money to the United States

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Safe & Speedy

We're regulated by authorities all over the world. That's a lot of standards to live up to – so we have to be safe. And our smart tech moves your money faster than banks.

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Transparent Fees

No hidden fees. No sneaky surprises. For one low, upfront fee, you get the real, mid-market exchange rate.

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Convenient

Send money online on our website, or on the move, with our app. Wherever you are, and wherever they are, you're good to go.

TransferWise is safe and secure

TransferWise is an authorised Electronic Money Institution independently regulated by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) the United States.

This means we're required by law to keep your money safe by storing it in a low-risk financial institution - in Europe this is in our UK account with Barclays, in the US this is in our US account with Wells Fargo.

We're trusted by 4 million people and counting.

We have a 9.1 out of 10 rating on Trustpilot

It's your money. You can trust us to get it where it needs to be, but don't take our word for it. Read our reviews at Trustpilot.com

As an expat this a great way to buy presents for family back in the home country with spending a ton on exchange fees.
Saskia Mulier
Published 8 hours ago

Very straightforward to use & efficient service.
Keith
Published 8 hours ago

I’ve used it a few times to move money and it’s been done fast and securely. Saved a large amount I would have otherwise lost to currency exchange fee...
Chorley
Published 8 hours ago
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