About foreign currency transfers
Fidelity offers foreign currency transfer services to accommodate your trading needs.
How does the foreign currency transfer service work?
The amount of currency you request is transferred in-kind (e.g., euros to euros) between financial institutions. Transfers are processed as a wire via the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT).
Are there fees associated with a foreign currency transfer?
While Fidelity doesn't charge a fee for this service, other financial institutions may if they're involved.
What currencies are supported?
Australian dollar (AUD)
British pound (GBP)
Canadian dollar (CAD)
Danish krone (DKK)
Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
Japanese yen (JPY)
Mexican peso (MXN)
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Norwegian krone (NOK)
Polish zloty (PLN)
Singapore dollar (SGD)
South African rand (ZAR)
Swedish krona (SEK)
Swiss franc (CHF)
How do I transfer foreign currency held in my Fidelity account to another institution?
To transfer from Fidelity, use the Outgoing Foreign Currency Wire Form (PDF). You'll need to contact a Fidelity International Trader at 800-544-2976 to complete the transaction.
How do I transfer foreign currency held at another institution to my Fidelity account?
To transfer to your Fidelity account, start the process at the financial institution that holds the currency. Review the Incoming SWIFT Wire Instructions. Use this page to select the institution you're transferring from and the desired country/currency.
How do I set up Outgoing Currency Wire Standing Instructions on my account for future transfers using the same currency and account?
Complete the Outgoing Foreign Currency Standing Instruction Form (PDF) and return it to your local Investor Center, either in person or through the mail, with a Medallion Signature Guarantee. Once you've established standing instructions, call the International Trading Team at 800-544-2976 to send the currency.