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Your easy alternative to a bank account abroad. WorldFirst is the simple way to collect, convert and make payments globally.

International business payments made easy. WorldFirst helps you do business without barriers. Since 2004, we have helped more than 250,000 businesses transfer over $160B.


Do global business like a local with an account from WorldFirst. Start collecting and making payments in multiple currencies online, with the convenience of local currency accounts and WorldFirst’s flexible solutions.


eCommerce businesses and exporters can access locally-based currency accounts. This means you can collect overseas sales revenue in local currency, hold and manage funds and make payments from one online platform. Collections accounts are available in USD, AUD, EUR, GBP, HKD, CNH, SGD, NZD, CAD and JPY; all integrated with Xero.


Importers can save on international payments by achieving bank-beating exchange rates in over 50 currencies, which can help lower the cost of international supplier payments.


What WorldFirst offers Catch sellers:

  • Access a local account manager via phone, email or live chat
  • Bank-beating exchange rates with a margin of 0.60% or less
  • Open up to 10 local currency accounts without a local banking relationship
  • Hold funds to pay suppliers and repatriate sales when it suits you
  • Use the funds you’ve collected to book prefunded spot contracts
  • Seamless Xero integration means less time on accounting
  • Make transfers online 24/7


eCommerce Compatibility

  • Shopify
  • Magento
  • WooCommerce
  • PrestaShop