Wire transfer is the fastest mode of receiving money in your Virgin Money Bank account from abroad. You can receive money into your Virgin Money Bank account from a foreign country via International wire transfer. The transaction is initiated by the sender through a financial institution, however, you need to provide your banking details to the sender for successful transfer of money.

International Wire Transfer to Virgin Money Bank

International wire transfer is one of the fastest way to receive money from foreign countries. Banks use SWIFT network for exchanging messages required for performing international wire transfer. Usually, the receiving bank (in UK) and the sending bank (in other country) need to have a direct arrangement in place to start the swift transfer – this is sometimes referred to as correspondent banking.

Incoming International Wire Transfer Instructions

To receive international wire transfer in your Virgin Money Bank account, please provide the following wire instructions to the sending financial institution:

Bank Name: Virgin Money Bank UK
SWIFT BIC Code for Virgin Money Bank: For Virgin Money Bank UK, this code is NRNBGB22XXX
Your International Bank Account Number (IBAN): It’s on your statement or you can find it through online banking
Your Sort Code: You can find it on your statement or through online banking
Beneficiary Account Number: Your complete Virgin Money Bank account number (including leading zeros, if any)
Beneficiary Name: The full name of your account as it appears on your statement
Beneficiary Address: Your complete address

Outgoing International Wire Transfer Instructions

To send international wire transfer from your Virgin Money Bank account, You need to know the following information about the person or company receiving the money:

1. The recipient’s account name and address
2. The recipient’s IBAN or account number
3. The name and address of recipient’s bank – including the BIC (Business Identifier Code) / SWIFT code / clearing code

Incoming Wire Transfer Fees for Virgin Money Bank UK

International Incoming Wire Transfer Fees for Virgin Money Bank is as follows:

Payment type Cost
To Receive SWIFT Payments £0

Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for Virgin Money Bank UK

International Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for Virgin Money Bank is as follows:

Payment type Cost
To Send International Payments £0

Apart from the wire transfer fees, if the transfer involves currency conversion, banks make money on currency conversion as well by giving retail conversion rates to you which is usually 1-2% lower than the market rate. We recommend using services like TransferWise for getting best conversion rates with lower wire transfer fees.

Incoming/Outgoing Wire Transfer Cutoff Time for Virgin Money Bank UK

1. Please visit your nearest branch for Incoming/Outgoing Wire Transfer Cutoff Time for Virgin Money Bank UK.
2. Any requests received after cutoff time will normally be processed the next working day.