Cross-border payments

Used for transactions from/to foreign countries or in a different currency within the Slovak Republic

Cross-border payments and cheques

Advantages of Slovenská Sporiteľňa

  • Wide network of corresponding banks,
  • Integrated into SWIFT network
  • Distribution according to your choice – branch or electronic services
  • Long-term experience of the bank in the area of cross-border payments
  • Membership in the Erste Group international banking group.

Cross-border payments are executed by the bank in the following currencies:

AUD, CAD, CZK, CNY, DKK, EUR, GBP, HUF, HKD, HRK, CHF, JPY, NOK, PLN, RON, RUB, SEK, TRY, USD.

The bank does not provide urgent transfers in AUD, CNY, HKD, JPY and RUB.

  • Cross-border transfer – Sent
    • cross-border transfer will be executed by the bank on the basis of a payment order of a client of our bank
    • in domestic or foreign currency to a foreign country
    • in a foreign currency to another bank in Slovakia
  • Cross-border transfer – Received
    • cross-border transfer will be executed by the bank on the grounds of a payment order credited to your account at our bank
    • in domestic or foreign currency from a foreign country
    • in a foreign currency from another bank in Slovakia
    • credited funds to your account from a foreign country are free of charge

Cheques

With effect from 1.9.2017, Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s. does not accept payment orders for cross-border transactions via cheques to be picked up in person or cheques to the address of the recipient, and neither does it execute such cross-border transactions.

A cheque is a security which serves as a payment order for a bank, by which the account holder gives an order to his bank to pay the specified amount to the subject, specified on the cheque. Cross-border transfer with a cheque may be used when you do not know the bank details of the recipient.

Our bank issues cheques in the following currencies:

AUD, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, JPY, NOK, PLN, SEK, USD

We do not issue cheques in the following currencies: CAD, CNY, HUF, HKD, HRK, CHF, RUB, RON, TRY.

You may request the cheque issue in two ways:

  • Cheque to the recipient’s address
    • cheque will be issued and delivered to the address, specified by you
    • the requirement is to fill in the exact mail address of the recipient
    • cheque to the recipient’s address in CZK is possible to issue only for a recipient in the Czech Republic
  • Cheque to be picked up in person
    • we will issue a cheque which you can collect at a set place
    • you will deliver it to the recipient in person
  • Note
    • We don’t provide the service for cheque receipt on direct debit payment

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