Keen to learn more about how to transfer money from Ireland to the UK? We’re here to talk you through the process, ensuring that you have all of the information that you need to transfer your funds in a secure, stress-free manner. As you’ll see, it’s quick and easy to set up a Moneycorp account, and we’ll convert your euros to pounds sterling for you at a competitive rate. You’ll also find answers to any questions that you might have about the process of transferring money from Ireland to the UK.
You can sign up online or over the phone for either a personal or business account with Moneycorp.
Set up a payment to the UK
After you’ve added a new recipient or chosen from a list of your existing recipients, you’ll need to specify how much you’d like to transfer from your Irish bank account.
Questions about sending money to UK from Ireland
How long does it take to transfer money from Ireland to the UK?
It takes 1-2 working days for most payments sent from Ireland to the UK to arrive. You can make your payment online or, if you prefer, send money over the phone with the assistance of one of our experienced currency dealers. You also have the option of tracking your payments both online and over the phone.
How much does it cost to transfer money from Ireland to UK?
You will not be charged transfer fees when you make an international payment via your online Moneycorp account. You’ll also enjoy a competitve exchange rate, in addition to a wide range of foreign exchange tools that are designed to help you get the most out of your money. Our forward contracts, for example, enable you to secure a fixed exchange rate for international payments that you plan on making in the future.
What details will I need to transfer money from Ireland to a UK bank account?
You will need to provide us with the following information to make a payment from an Irish account to a UK bank account:
What is the IBAN format in the UK?
Every UK bank account has an IBAN, or International Bank Account Number. This enables foreign banks to make international payments to the correct bank account.
In the UK, IBANs consist of 22 characters. They consist of the ISO country code (GB), the check digits (the numbers 29), the bank code (four characters), branch code (a six-digit sort code) and bank account number (eight digits).
Example of a UK IBAN in print format:
GB 29 NWBK 6024 0754 4073 19
How much money can I send to the UK?
There is a £100,000 upper limit for personal transfers made through our online platform. Transfers made over the phone, however, have no upper limit, and so you will need to contact your Moneycorp account manager by telephone to facilitate larger payments from Ireland to the UK.