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Welcome to the Barclays.Net International Payments site

This site contains the following information which you may find useful when making an international payment:

  • Latest news - Refer to the site on a regular basis to keep up to date with changes that may affect you when making international payments (below).
  • Country and currency requirements - Please refer to specific requirements in relation to the country where you are sending your payment to, but also the currency which you are looking to send. This will help to avoid payment delays or returns.
  • General Information - Our General Information section brings together useful additional information you should consider when making an international payment.

Latest news:

Canada – mandatory Clearing Code or Branch Transit Code

All payments sent to Canada must contain the beneficiary account Clearing Code or Branch Transit Code. Payments may be rejected if this information is missing. An increasing number of payments are being rejected as a result of this information being omitted.

19 May 2022

Romania – mandatory information for tax payments

A reminder that tax payments sent to Romania must contain mandatory information required by the Romanian clearing system. Payments may be rejected if the mandatory information is missing. Please see the Barclays Global Payments Guide for formatting requirements.

19 May 2022

Kenya (KES) – public holiday April 29

April 29th has been declared a public holiday in Kenya for the state funeral of the late President Mwai Kibaki.

26 April 2022

Cyprus – public holiday May 2

The Greek Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Exchange has advised May 2nd will be a public holiday for the postponed Labour Day holiday.

26 April 2022

Pakistan (PKR) – public holiday April 29

The Pakistan Stock Exchange has advised April 29th will be a public holiday on account of Juma-tul-Wida.

26 April 2022

Indonesia – Public holidays April 29 and May 2 – 6

The Government of Indonesia has revised the 2022 holiday list to reflect Eid al-Fitr. 29th April and 2nd to 6th May will now be public holidays.

14 April 2022

Argentine Peso (ARS) - now available for outward payments

Outward payment capability in Argentine Peso (ARS) is now available to Corporate Clients with accounts in the UK. Please ensure you are familiar with the strict ARS payment formatting requirements as detailed in the Barclays Global Payments Guide.

7 April 2022

Canada – mandatory Clearing Code or Branch Transit Code and beneficiary address

A reminder that all payments sent to Canada must contain the beneficiary account Clearing Code or Branch Transit Code and the beneficiary full address. Payments may be rejected if this information is missing.

7 April 2022

Uganda (UGX) – public holiday April 8

April 8th has been declared a public holiday in Uganda to facilitate the funeral of the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon Jacob Oulanyah.

1 April 2022

Hungary (HUF) – payment values must be whole numbers

Payment amounts must be whole numbers. Payments containing HUF amounts with decimal places will always be rounded to the nearest whole number.

1 April 2022

Zambia (ZMW) – public holidays 18 March and 28 April

The President of Zambia has announced 18th March as a public holiday to facilitate the State Funeral and burial ceremony of the Fourth President of the Republic of Zambia.

28th April has been declared a public holiday to commemorate the birthday of the late First Republican President, Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda.

17 March 2022

Important information - Russian Ruble (RUB) Payments

You may experience delays in the processing of Russian RUB payments, if you have any enquiries please contact your usual Client Services representative.

28 February 2022

Mauritius (MUR) – settlement delays due to adverse weather

Markets in Mauritius are closed on February 2 due to a cyclone warning.

02 February 2022


    Content held on this site specifically relates to Barclays.Net customers making international payments from an account held in the UK (with Barclays). Customers using an alternative channel to make an international payment should refer to the specific information available for your channel. Please contact your Service Team for advice on the information available to you, and where you can access it.

    Legal Disclaimer

    The information in on this site is correct at the date of publication. It is intended as a general guide only. We recommend you obtain your own independent tax and legal advice tailored to your individual circumstances.

    You must ensure that both you and the person receiving the payment comply with any local and international laws in relation to the payment, including regulatory restrictions, exchange controls and tax obligations. You have sole responsibility for the management of your legal obligations and tax affairs, including making any applicable filings and payments and complying with any applicable laws and regulations, including in relation to taxation.