About us

Among the FinTech50, Earthport is a regulated financial institution under the auspices of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), transforming the future of cross-border payments. Our clients are among the most admired brands globally and rely on us to support their trade, commerce and remittance operations.

Earthport provides clients with access to the world's largest independent global payment network, maintaining local banking partnerships, through which client business is settled directly via local clearing to banked beneficiaries in 88 countries.

Under British Law, Earthport has status as an Authorised Payments Institution (API), which means we are regulated and governed in much the same way as our bank clients and partners. We understand your compliance and Information Security concerns because we have the same structural DNA.

Earthport has over 200 employees and is headquartered in London with regional offices in New York, Miami, San Francisco and Singapore.

On May 8 2019, Earthport was acquired by Visa to help banks and businesses move money globally and efficiently at scale, all through a single connection.

Earthport is:

  • Authorised and regulated by the FCA
  • ISO 27001 compliant
  • A SWIFT member, supervised financial institution
  • Visa International Holdings LLC. is the official parent organisation of Earthport