Create International draft

    1. On your Payment management page, click Create Payment to display the Create payment screen.

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      If you want to create a payment based on an existing payment, select Create from existing > Individual payment and enter the name of the International draft you want to use in the box on the right or clickSearch iconto search for and select the payment you want.

      If you want to create a payment based on an existing template, select Create from existing > Template and enter the name of the International draft template you want to use in the box on the right or clickSearch iconto search for and select the template you want.

      If you want to create a freeform payment select International Draft from the drop down list in Payment type.

      International draft debit
    2. Click Continue to enter the payment’s details.
    3. In the Debit Account Information section:
      • Account number – Enter the sort code and account number of the account you want to make the payment from or click Search icon to search for and select the account.
      • Debit account reference – An 18 character reference can be provided.
      • Account name – The name of the registered account. This field will be pre-populated once you select the account number.
      • Friendly name – The name of the account used to identify it in Commercial Banking Online. This field will be pre-populated when the account number is selected.
       
    4. In the Beneficiary Details Section Information section

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      • Beneficiary Name – Enter the name of the beneficiary or click Search iconsearch for and select a beneficiary from the Beneficiary Library.
      • Cheque Drawn On – Enter the country where the draft will be drawn. Options in this will be driven by the currency that you select for your credit amount. After changing your currency code return to this box to verify that the country is correct.

      If you have access to the Beneficiary Library, you can save the details of any new beneficiaries you add to the payment or save changes you’ve made to existing beneficiaries using the Beneficiary Library section. Any changes to a beneficiary record or new entries to the Beneficiary Library will need to be approved before you can submit the payment.
      • Do not update Beneficiary Record – Select this option so that existing beneficiary details are not updated, or that new beneficiary details are not added to the Beneficiary Library. This is the default option
      • Add Beneficiary Record – Select this option to add the beneficiary details as a new record in the Beneficiary Library. After selecting click Update Beneficiary Library.
      • Update Beneficiary Record – Select this option to save any changes to an existing beneficiary record in the Beneficiary Library. After selecting click Update Beneficiary Library.
       
    5. The layout of the Payment details section will depend on whether the Debit Account and International Draft are in the same currency:

      If Debit Account and International Draft are the same currency:

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      • Credit Amount – enter the amount you want to make the draft out to.
      • Currency Code – select the currency of the draft. After changing the currency code return to the Cheque drawn on box above and ensure the correct country is selected.
      • Value Date – the date the money will arrive in the credit account.
      • Transaction Date – the date the payment will be made, this will automatically populate when you select a value date.

      If Debit Account and International Draft are different currencies:

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      • Credit Amount – enter the amount you want to transfer in the currency of the credit account. This will be indicated in the Currency code box.
      •  Debit Amount– enter the amount you want to transfer in the currency of the debit account. This will be indicated in the Currency code box - this field is not currently used.
      • Value Date – the date the money will arrive in the credit account. Click Calendar icon(1) to select the date you want the transaction to take place.
      • Transaction Date – the date the payment will be made, this will automatically populate when you select a value date

      Charging Rules are as follows
       
      • SHA: Shared between parties. The LBG charge will be invoiced as per your agreed tariff, but won’t be on the debit advice.
      • BEN: Beneficiary pays charges. The charge is taken as part of the payment execution and reduces the principle sum sent to the beneficiary by the LBG charge. The charge taken will be displayed on the debit advice.


      Please note the applicable charging options will vary depending on the currency and country selected.

       

      Foreign Exchange Rates

      Any International Draft that requires a conversion between currencies must have a rate of exchange applied before it can be submitted to the bank. You must be attached to a Role that has Get Rate enabled to carry out this action. Any International Draft over £1 million must use an FX Contract ID with a booked rate.  If you have a relationship with our Dealing desk please contact them directly, if you do not and you need to make a cross currency payments over £1 million please contact your Relationship Manager who will obtain an FX Contract ID on your behalf.

      FX Contract ID Field - If you have a pre-booked FX deal the FX reference number is provided here along with the rate in the associated field. This must be correctly formatted with either B, used with spot deal e.g. 2 day value, or F, future expiry date, followed by 11 digits.  For any cross currency International Drafts over £1 Million you must use an FX Contract ID and booked rate.  Please contact your Relationship Manager for assistance in obtaining the FX Contract ID.  If you use this field you do not need to follow the Get Rate process, instead once the payment has been approved it will be submitted to the bank.  

      If a pre-booked rate is not being used, an FX rate must be obtained once the payment has been fully approved before it can be submitted to the bank. Once the payment has been fully approved a link titled Get Rate will be available from the pop up confirmation window, follow the link.

      • Once the payment has been fully approved a link titled Get Rate will be available from the pop up confirmation window, follow the link.
      • Alternatively, payments requiring rates can be found within the Needs Rate Payments view within the Payment Management screen.
      • You can also be notified whenever payments require an FX rate by configuring the Payments option within the Notifications bar, any payment requiring an FX rate can be accessed from the FX option within the Payments section. 
       
    6. Originator
      • This contains your account information which will be automatically added when you choose your account in the Debit account information section.
       
    7. When you’re ready, submit the payment for approval.

      If you’re not ready to submit the payment yet, save the payment for now.

      If you want to remove all the details you have entered and start the payment again click Reset or click Cancel to return to the Payment management screen.
     

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