Partner Banking

Understanding Partner Banking and how it works

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How Partner Banking can help your business

If you need a bank account in a country that we don't serve directly, we can help by introducing you to one of our Partner Banks. It makes it easier to: 

Support a subsidiary's banking needs

Pay local suppliers

Pay staff and local expenses

Process receivables from in-country clients


What we do

  • Manage the end-to-end delivery of the proposition to customers
  • Investigate new markets
  • Design implementation processes to ensure a smooth transition for your business
  • Oversee complex referrals 
  • Manage any service escalations


How it works

First, we'll work with you to understand what you need, then we'll introduce a specialist who'll gather your detailed requirements and draw up a plan. 

Our implementation team will then engage with you and the partner bank to manage documentation and the account-opening process.

Further information

  • To open an account with a partner bank you'll need to complete their documentation and satisfy their 'Know Your Customer' (KYC) requirements
  • The partner bank's documents may not be in English. while larger offices may have English-speaking staff, we can't guarantee it for all locations
  • Some banks may charge you to open an account
  • You may need to use the partner bank's online banking system
  • Some countries don't allow UK-based companies to open an account

Get in touch

New customers

To discuss your unique banking needs, please call SolutionsLine on:

0345 900 0652 

Relay UK Service: 18001 0345 900 0652

For more information on accessibility visit our accessibility page.

Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

To see how much your call might cost, visit the call charge information page.

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Existing customers

Please contact your relationship manager.

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