Foreign trade

International Wire Transfers

Banco General offers the ease of international transfers in the branch of your convenience or from our Commercial Online Banking service for dollar transfers.

The International Wire Transfer is a quick, easy and safe option used by companies to send or receive funds from overseas banks.

  • Outgoing International Wire Transfer or Send: Visit a branch office of Banco General to send a Wire Transfer to any international bank affiliated to the SWIFT network. For this type of transfer, it is important that the beneficiary (the individual or institution to whom you are sending the money) provides all the necessary data in order to send the transfer. These transfers can be sent in US dollars or foreign currency or exchange.
  • Incoming International Wire Transfer or Receive: Companies can also receive funds from overseas banks. For this type of transfer, you must provide the ordering party (the individual or institution who is sending the money) with all the necessary data in order to receive the transfer. Once the funds arrive at the bank, they are credited to your account and a confirmation of the received funds is issued. For foreign currency transfers, Banco General will proceed with the change of currency to dollars issuing a confirmation of funds received.

To receive a transfer of dollars to your account with us in a foreign bank, the transfer can be sent via CITIBANK, NY or WACHOVIA, NA. Please provide the following information to the originator:

To receive a transfer of funds in foreign currency to your account with us from a foreign bank, the transfer may be sent through the following banks. Please provide the following information to the originator:

Make your international wire transfers and view details of your International Wire Transfers through our Online Business Banking service (Banca en Linea Comercial), 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the world.

Request wire transfers at a branch near you.

For more information, call 800-5000 or 300-5000

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