SWIFT – international banking system that allows financial institutions worldwide to send and receive information about financial transactions and perform transactions. It provides fast, secured and absolutely reliable delivery of financial messages (including money transfers)

SWIFT transfer. Features:

Transfer implemented worldwide between banks, that included in S.W.I.F.T. system

Foreign currency transfers

You need current account and SWIFT requisites of transfer receiver to make operation (money transfer)

Recipient will receive money during 1-3 days

How to make a transaction:

1. Visit Alfa bank office

2. Provide documents that identify you and TIN

3. Open current account

4. Provide SWIFT receiver requisites to responsible officer

5. Put founds on your account for transaction and pay for commission

Tariffs and extra services:

Fee for sending a transfer:
- 0,5% (min 25,00 USD/EUR, max 500,00 USD/EUR);
- 1% (min 400 RUB max 10 000 RUB).
The commission is charged in UAH at the NBU exchange rate on the day of the operation.

To transfer money from an account in USD or EUR, with an automatic conversion to another currency that will be credited to the recipient (about 50 world currencies) - 1%, min 30.00 c.u., max 500.00 c.u.


For residents:

Up to UAH 400 000 in equivalent, per a transaction day without supporting documents.

From UAH 400 000 in equivalent, on the basis of the supporting documents submitted.

For non-residents:

Transfers from Ukraine to other countries from current accounts are made:

Up to UAH 400 000 in equivalent, per a transaction day without supporting documents (except in cases of splitting transactions)

From UAH 400 000 in equivalent, based on supporting documents.

For non-resident individuals, the supporting documents are those confirming the income source.

In case of submission of agreements for the sale of investment properties, a non-resident is obliged to submit the documents in accordance with c. 70.6 of the NBU Resolution No. 5 dated 02.01.2019:

- property purchase agreement,

- confirmation of payments,

- property sale agreement.

Investment property sale agreement shall not be considered as a supporting document in the event of making investments/payments for investment property in violation of applicable statutory requirements.

For more information contact to call center 044 494 01 01

SWIFT receiving. Features:

Must have current account and provide your requisites to sender

Foreign currency transaction

Receive money during 1-3 days

How to receive transfer

1. Visit Alfa bank office
2. Provide documents that identify you and TIN (TIN is necessary just for residents)
3. Open current account
4. Provide SWIFT requisites to sender (attached)
5. Wait for money billing

Requisite to receive transfer to account

Tariffs and extra services:

Current account opening (0%)
Receiving money on current account (0%)
Cash withdrawal UAH, USD, EUR, RUB - 1%

Card opening

In accordance with the NBU Resolution No.8 dated January 2, 2019, the Bank is obliged to undertake a complete analysis and verification of the documents (information) relating to the currency transactions with the aim of monitoring and detecting suspicious currency transactions in cases where the submission of the relevant documents (information) is required by the legislation of Ukraine.

Under the Resolution of the National Bank of Ukraine No.5 dated January 02, 2019, resident individuals are authorized to carry out currency transactions to transfer funds from Ukraine/to current accounts of non-resident legal entities opened in Ukraine (except for investment accounts) during a calendar year for the total amount which shall not exceed EUR 200 000 (in equivalent) inclusive for the purpose of:

  • fulfilling their obligations to non-residents under a life insurance contract
  • investments abroad
  • placing funds in their accounts outside Ukraine
  • granting a loan to non-residents (reimbursable financial assistance) in foreign currency

To perform such an operation, the Bank sends a request to the National Bank in electronic form using AIS E-limits to check the customer limit and enter information on currency transaction into AIS E-limits.

Importantly! It is prohibited to use current and card accounts of individuals for conducting business-related transactions.

For more information please visit the nearest “Alfa-Bank” JSC branch or of the tel. 044 494 01 01
You can also familiarize yourself with the tariffs for servicing in the SWIFT system in advance.

Please note: 

1. Consequences for the Client for using banking services or failure to comply with the obligations under the agreement that stipulates the provision of such banking services:

 - The Client is obliged to pay the Bank's fee for the provision of the service according to the rates/fees in effect at the time the service is provided or at another time, if this is specified in the rates/fees schedule.
 - The Client is obliged, upon request of the Bank, to promptly provide the documents and/or information required to get the relevant services in accordance with the Bank’s internal regulations and/or applicable laws of Ukraine.
 - If the Client fails to comply with the obligations stipulated in the banking services agreement, the Client will be held liable in accordance with the provisions of the agreement.

2. The Bank is prohibited from requiring the Client to purchase any goods or services from the Bank or a related or associated person as a precondition for the provision of such services (except a banking package).

3. The Client has the right to refuse to receive the Bank’s advertising material distributed through communication channels.

4. The Bank does not have the right to make unilateral changes to the agreements signed with the Clients, unless otherwise provided by the agreement or law.

5. The client has the right to withdraw from the banking services agreement, if such right is established by law.

6. Third party ancillary/additional services – n/a.

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