|FIRST REPUBLIC BANK||MIN. TRANSFER||SPEED||FX MARGIN RATE||*GUIDE RATES||MORE DETAILS|
|GBP £ - to USD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||5.3%||$1.155|
|EUR € - to USD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||5.3%||$1.002|
|CURRENCIES DIRECT||MIN. TRANSFER||SPEED||FX MARGIN RATE||*GUIDE RATES||MORE DETAILS|
|GBP £ - to USD||FROM £100||FROM 1 DAY||0.7 to 1.0%||$1.207 to $1.212|
|EUR € - to USD||FROM £100||FROM 1 DAY||0.7 to 1.0%||$1.048 to $1.052|
Table *GUIDE RATES are updated daily (Monday to Friday) at 09:00 GMT.
Save on the exchange rate conversion when transferring money overseas to or from your First Republic Bank account in US dollars, UK pounds, the euro and other currencies. First Republic Bank international money transfers to or from the USA have higher transaction charges, due to a less competitive exchange rate offered by First Republic Bank. Skip to: USA Money Transfer Specialists
Typically, sending funds to or from your First Republic Bank account in US dollars or UK pounds will involve a margin rate of 5.3% – much higher than most currency broker rates (typically 0.7 to 1.0%).
Sending foreign currency to or from your First Republic Bank account in the USA needn’t be a complex matter, moreover, you can save time and money when you use a specialist currency broker instead.
Specialist foreign exchange companies including our recommended providers here can save you money and time on the transaction. Our recommendations are based on international coverage and office locations together with the lowest foreign exchange margin rates offered.
Example: A typical overseas currency transfer of $100,000 US dollars (USD) using First Republic Bank services would have a transaction exchange rate margin of around 5.3% – or $5,300 USD. Using a specialist broker, in this example TorFX – the exchange rate margin would work out at 0.7% – or only $700 USD in total, which is a large saving over the bank service.
International money transfers from First Republic Bank could take longer to arrive than using a private currency exchange provider and you will also need to be an existing First Republic Bank account holder to use their services. First Republic Bank may additionally charge a flat rate commission fee when sending money abroad into another currency and bank transfer commission fees vary depending on the amount you need to transfer. Private brokers offer commission free currency transfers, typically over a value of $5000.
Unless you pay a premium, First Republic Bank’s service will take from 5 to 7 days for your funds to arrive at the destination bank. Private foreign exchange companies typically complete the transaction either same day, or next day.
Founded in 1985, First Republic and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services to US and international clients. First Republic Bank serves clietns from over 60 office locations in the West Coast and in the Northeast United States, including San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, San Diego, Portland, Palm Beach, Boston, Greenwich, New York City, and Jackson, Wyoming.