International services

Helping you take the world by storm

If you’re looking to grow your businesses in international markets, you need the confidence of having a strong banking partner that is committed to helping British business succeed overseas

We have the scale, reach and expertise to support you as your business trades internationally. Your Relationship Manager, supported by our specialists in a range of international solutions, will be with you every step of the way to help manage risk, optimise cash flow and find the finance you need.

What solutions are right for my business’ international needs?

Our handy tool can help you find out what products and services can support your business to trade internationally.

From making payments in Dollars to selling in Euros, our tool will provide you with a guide to which products can best help you grow.

Launch product selector toolto help you find out what products and services can support your business to trade internationally

International Markets

Whether you are an exporter or importer, entering new markets can bring significant rewards. We have the experience and expertise to support your international trade ambitions.

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International Trade Portal

A powerful insight platform, with practical support that helps you trade internationally with your chosen market.

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Payment services

Need to make or receive international payments?

We make it straightforward for you to do business with your customers or suppliers in markets around the world. We ensure that making or receiving payments in Sterling, Euros, US Dollars and a range of other currencies is as easy as paying someone in the UK.

Payment Services

Foreign currency accounts

Holding currency and managing your cash

When it’s more efficient to hold currencies rather than exchange them for Sterling, you can manage accounts in your main trading currencies to help you manage the impact of currency fluctuations on your profitability

Foreign Currency Account

Foreign exchange

Managing risk of currency movements

We can help you manage your exchange rate risks effectively. Use our foreign exchange tools designed to reduce the risks of trading with overseas partners.

Foreign Exchange

Trade services

Trade overseas safely and effectively

Receive payment or goods, and transfer documents quickly and securely using our extensive overseas network of partner banks.

Trade Services

How to get in touch

Contact your Relationship Manager or call on:
0345 300 0268

We are available Monday to Friday, 7:00am – 8:00pm; Saturday, 9.00am – 2.00pm (excluding UK public holidays).

CHANGES IN THE EXCHANGE RATE MAY INCREASE THE STERLING EQUIVALENT OF YOUR DEBT.

ALL ENQUIRIES FOR FOREIGN CURRENCY ACCOUNTS WILL BE REFERRED TO A SPECIALIST MANAGER WHO WILL PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CHARGES FOR THESE SERVICES UPON REQUEST.

Sign-up to our Trade Portal

Get a 30 day trial or register for free permanent access as a Bank of Scotland customer.

International Business

Trading internationally can bring new benefits to your business. We’ll guide you through the next steps.