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ING Direct international payments
ING's international money transfer service is no longer available – find out what that means for you here.
Updated . What changed?
As of July 2019, ING no longer offers international transfers from any of its accounts. If you’re an ING customer and you want to send money overseas, you can only do so by using a third-party transfer service.
Keep reading for full details of what happened to ING’s international transfer service and what you need to do to make an overseas payment.
ING international transfers no longer available
ING previously offered customers international money transfers through a partnership with OFX.
However, as of July 2019, this service has been discontinued. As a result, ING no longer offers international transfers from any of its accounts.
What does this mean for me?
If you’re an ING corporate or institutional account holder in the United States and want to make an overseas payment, you will no longer be able to transfer directly from your ING account. Instead, you’ll have to use a third-party money transfer service to complete your transaction.
What was ING Direct?
ING Direct provided a convenient and competitive international transfer service managed by OFX, an Australian foreign exchange specialist established in 1998.
What other products and services did ING Direct offer?
The ING Direct International Transfers service provided by OFX was also available to business customers. It offered competitive exchange rates for small to medium businesses and the same fee structure as applied to personal customers. Every client was also assigned to an accredited foreign exchange dealer to help manage their international payments.
ING Direct no longer offers international transfers to its customers. Instead, you can compare all money transfer providers to find the cheapest and safest way to send money overseas.
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While ING no longer lets you send money overseas, there are other specialist transfer companies that can help you out. Enter the details of your transaction into the calculator below to compare the exchange rates, fees and transfer speeds offered by a range of leading money transfer services.
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