Payments up to £10,000

You can send payments up to £10,000 using the faster payment service:

  • No fee

  • Send payments of up to £10,000

  • Send as many payments as you want (you just need to have enough money in your account or arranged overdraft)

  • Send money to another account in the UK from your current account

  • Payments usually arrive immediately, but can take up to 2 hours


Payments over £10,000

To send over £10,000 in one payment, you’ll need to use the CHAPS service.

CHAPS payments:

  • have a £20 transaction fee
  • can only be processed Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)
  • cannot be cancelled once requested
  • can be requested through the Internet Bank or at a Nationwide branch.

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Internet Bank CHAPS payment

Timescales

Payments requested:

  • Before 3pm will arrive the same working day.
  • After 3pm will arrive the next working day.

What you’ll need

  • The name, sort code and account number of the payee

  • The name and address of their bank

  • A payment reference

  • A card reader

Information:

You can use a card reader from another bank or building society as long as it accepts your Visa debit card. It’s just as secure.

How to request the payment

  1. Log in to the Internet Bank.
  2. Click on the Move money tab at the top of page.
  3. Find the Other Payments section at the bottom of the page.
  4. Where it says Make a payment using CHAPS, select the account you want to pay with and press ‘Go’,
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to make the CHAPS payment.

In branch CHAPS payment

Pop into branch and a member of our team will be happy to help you make the payment.

Timescales

Payments requested:

  • Before 3pm will arrive the same working day.
  • After 3pm may arrive the same working day. This can’t be guaranteed and it may arrive the next working day.

What you’ll need

  • The name, sort code and account number of the payee

  • The name and address of their bank

  • A payment reference

  • Your account passbook or debit card

  • A valid UK passport or driving licence

  • Proof of address