Foreign payments

    Domestic and foreign payment services

    AKCENTA offers its clients domestic and international payments. The greatest advantages for these services are efficiency, speed, and reliability. Payments via AKCENTA are an effective alternative to payments carried out by banks.

    With more than 25 years of experience and over 54,000 clients, AKCENTA is the largest payment institution in Central Europe.

    Free incoming payments
    Free incoming payments

    Free payments in CZK, EUR, USD within the banks where Akcenta has accounts.

    Free SEPA payments
    Free SEPA payments

    SEPA payments in EUR within the EEA are completely free for our clients.

    Reliable partner
    Reliable partner

    Take advantage of Akcenta and join our 54,000 clients. We have been in business for over 25 years.

    Payments to Slovakia and Poland
    Payments to Slovakia and Poland

    Free incoming and outgoing payments in PLN to Poland. EUR and USD payments within selected banks in Slovakia and Poland are made free-of-charge.

    Unbeatable speed
    Unbeatable speed

    Unbeatable speed of settlement to Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Romania - D+0 settlement option.

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    Advantages your get with Akcenta

    Akcenta processing times

    Reduced time for processing payments at AKCENTA:

    • SEPA / SEPA payment – by 5:00 p.m.

    Urgent payments

    • in EUR, USD, GBP and CAD – by 1:30 p.m.
    • other - by 9.30 a.m.

    Other outgoing payments

    • in EUR, GBP, CAD and CHF – by 4:00 p.m.
    • in USD – by 3:00 p.m.
    • other – by 4:00 p.m.
    • Express payments in CZK and PLN – by 12:00 p.m.

    Applies to trades executed at T+0. Payment is conditioned on the prior receipt of funds to the AKCENTA CZ account.

    Payments to Slovakia and Poland

    • Free incoming and outgoing payments in EUR to Slovakia and in PLN to Poland.
    • Unmatched in speed of payments to Slovakia and Poland – T+0 settlement available
    • Conversion of EUR and USD with selected banks in Slovakia and Poland free of charge

    International and cross-border payments

    • Free conversions of CZK, EUR, USD with banks* using AKCENTA
    • Low or no fee for incoming and outgoing payments (e.g. SHA outgoing payment in USD for CZK 150, pricelist available here)
    • Incoming payments: EUR - free of charge, other incoming payments are up to CZK 100

    Akcenta partner banks

    • Czech Republic: Česká spořitelna, FIO Banka, Komerční banka, MONETA Money Bank, Raiffeisenbank
    • Slovakia: Tatra banka
    • Poland: Alior Bank SA, PEKAO SA, PKO BP, Santander Bank Polska SA, Bank Millennium SA, BNP Paribas Bank Polska SA, mBank SA
    • Hungary: OTP Bank, CIB Bank, MKB Bank, Raiffeisen Bank Zrt.
    • Romania: Banca Comercială Română SA, BRD Groupe Société Générale, Raiffeisen Bank SA

    SEPA payment conditions

    • Payment in EUR within the EEA (EU + Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein)
    • Must contain recipient IBAN
    • Must contain recipient bank SWIFT code
    • Fees only with SHA fee arrangement

    Domestic payments

    • All outgoing and incoming payments in CZK free
    • Express payment free of charge
    • To own account free of charge

    Payments to China in CNY and to UAE

    Currencies traded at Akcenta

    US Dollar


    Swiss franc


    Czech crown




    Polish zloty


    Austr. Dollar


    British pound


    Swedish krona




    Romanian leu


    Canadian dollar


    yen (Japan)


    Danish krone


    Nor. krone


    Chinese Yuan


    Bulgarian lev


    Turkish lira



    AKCENTA CZ does not have a traditional rate sheet. Instead, it compiles individual exchange rate bids for each client at the moment a trade is negotiated.

    How to make foreign payments with Akcenta?

    54 000+ clients in 6 markets

    More than 25 years on the market

    More than 100 sales representatives

    Foreign payments

    Foreign and domestic payments through Akcenta are fast, reliable and inexpensive. You can make payments in 17 currencies. They are a responsive alternative to payments made through banks.

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    Foreign exchange trades

    The best rates for companies, individual solutions, speed and reliability in the implementation of foreign exchange transactions (currency exchange). We offer each client the optimal solution to suit their needs.

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    Forward transactions

    The main function of forward transactions is to hedge against adverse movements in the exchange rate. You can choose between forward trades, swap trades and currency options.

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