Updated September 30, 2021
– Metro Remittance (UK) Ltd. (subsidiary of Metrobank Philippines)
– Metro Remittance Fees
– Metrobank Remittance Tracking
– Metrobank Remittance Partners
– International Money Transfer Companies
– Is there a Metrobank Branch in the UK?
– Metrobank Correspondent Banks in the UK
METROBANK has one remittance subsidiary and several remittance partners in the UK.
Metrobank Remittance Subsidiary in London:
Metro Remittance (UK) Ltd.
1st Floor Kensington Church Street
London W8 4EP, UK
Monday to Saturday: 10am to 530pm
Sunday: 10 am to 430 pm
MetroRemit app or metrorem.co.uk: 24/7
Phone: 02073 684 490
Text: 07781 480 144
Fax: 02079 376 140
You can remit via the following:
- Over the counter using your cash or debit card
- Transfer money to Metro Remittance (UK) Ltd. bank account via phone banking, online banking, mobile banking, CHAPS or BACS. Advise Metro Remittance immediately via phone call, email or text.
- Remit via MetroRemit UK mobile app
FEES for Metro Remittance to the Philippines from UK
For remittance amounts up to 5,000 pounds:
Deposit to Metrobank Account in Peso:
5.50 pounds (own account), 7.50 pounds (beneficiary account)
Door-to-Door in Peso:
Over-the-Counter at Metrobank in Peso:
Deposit to Account in Another Bank in Peso:
Payout agent in Peso:
SSS and Pag-ibig Payments in Peso:
Metrobank Bills Payment:
*Additional fees for bigger remittance amounts, and additional documents for huge amounts
Metro Remittance (UK) Ltd. is a subsidiary of Philippine bank Metrobank, using the global brand MetroRemit
UK Company No.: 4543696
Her Majesty Revenue and Customs (HMRC) under no. 12152251
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) no. 509751
Member of the Association of UK Payment Institutions (AUKPI)
How Can We Track Our Metrobank Remittance?
Go to Metrobank Remittance Tracking. Enter your Reference No.
Only Metrobank remittances sent within the past 6 months can be tracked using this tracker.
Metrobank Remittance Partners for Sending Money from UK to Philippines
BC Remittance Ltd. (BCRemit)
103 Burgoyne House
Ealing Road, London
TW8 0GB UK
Phone: +44 208 106 6888 | +44 151 541 3333
- You can download their mobile app
- Use BCRemit Pay to pay your bills in the Philippines
- You can send online using your UK debit card
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) MLR No.: 12812040
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Reference No.: 680896
Company No.: 9478401
79, Meridian House, Juniper Drive
London, SW18 1QS, England
Smallword Financial Services Group Ltd.
Units 3 & 4 Sycamore Court, Royal Oak Yard
168-170 Bermondsey St., London
SE1 3TQ, United Kingdom
Phone: 44 020 3198 0387 | 020 7407 1800
Northern Ireland Phone: 0044 28 9568 0527
Level 42, One Canada Square,
Canary Wharf, London
E14 5AB United Kingdom
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) No.: 12667079
FCA API No.: 600886
Transferto Mobile Financial Services Ltd.
3rd Floor Hatfield House, 52-54 Stanford St.
London, United Kingdom
WISE (formerly Transferwise)
Headquartered in London, UK
Has offices in Canada, Singapore, New York, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia
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Financial Conduct Authority Reference No. 900507
(I’m an affiliate of this company)
Suites 1-2, Essex House, Upminster
Essex, RM14 2SJ UK
Phone: +44 (0) 203 096 2255
FCA Firm Reference Number: 720157
HM Revenue & Customs MLR Registration Number: 12847230
Aftab Currency Exchange
Pall Mall Court 61-67 King St.
Manchester M2 4PD
Phone: +44 161 669 6274
Toll Free: 0800 781 1985
FCA Registration No. 506692
Company No. 04502952
GCC Exchange UK Ltd.
90 High Street
Southall, Middlesex UB1 3DB UK
Phone: +44 20857 12065
Kabayan Capital Ltd.
30 Murdock Road
Nearest Train Station: Bicester North or Bicester Village
Nearest Bus Stop: Bicester North Station | X5 Bus
Phone: 020 3474 0999
FCA Company Registration Number: 08111867.
Authorised Payment Institution (API) Reference No.: 710792
HMRC MSB License Number: 12689111
International Money Transfer Organizations Partnering with Metrobank:
Cash Express Worldwide Money Transfer
Prabha Money Transfer
Transfast Worldwide Money Transfer
XpressMoney Global Money Transfer
Gaano katagal ang delivery?
Deposit to Metrobank account is within minutes
Cash Pickup at Metrobank — within 24 hours
Door to door — 2 to 5 days
Is There a Metrobank branch in the UK?
No, there’s no Metrobank branch in the UK. What’s in London is Metrobank’s remittance subsidiary –> Metro Remittance (UK) Ltd. It’s only for remittance. You can however ask if they’re giving assistance in solving your concern with your Philippine-based Metrobank account.
Metrobank Correspondent Banks in the UK
For wire transfer, telegraphic transfers or Swift transfers:
Metrobank’s SWIFT code is MBTCPHMM
ABN Amro Bank
Allied Irish Bank (GB) (AIB Group UK)
Allied Irish Bank
American Express Bank
Banco de Sabadell
Bank of American London
Bank of Cyprus UK
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
BNP Paribas London
Confederacion Espanola de Cajas De Ahorros
Credit Agricole London
DNB Nor Bank London
HSBC Private Bank
Intesa Sanpaolo London
JPMorgan Chase Bank
Kaupthing Singer and Friedland
KBC Bank London
Korea Exchange Bank
Mizuho Corporate Bank London
National Australia Bank
National Westminster Bank
Nordea Bank Finland London
Royal Bank of Scotland
Standard Chartered Bank
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.
Svenska Handelsbanken London
Send money from London to the Philippines via Metrobank remittance offices in London
How Many Filipinos Are There in the UK?
There are 218,126 Filipinos in the UK as of December 2013, according to the latest data from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) on October 1, 2021.
Of the 218,126 total number, 161,710 are permanent residents or immigrants, 31,416 are temporary residents or OFWs and 25,000 are on irregular status.
How Much Money Are Filipinos Sending from the UK?
Filipinos in UK sent a total of 871.4 million US dollars over the 7-month period from January to July 2021, according to the BSP. 657.6 million US dollars are from land-based Filipinos and 213.8 million US dollars are from sea-based Filipinos.