What does XBPConnect do?
XBPConnect is an API that gives you access to all the capabilities of The Currency Cloud platform, enabling you to build apps and services for receiving, converting and making international foreign exchange (FX) payments.
Connecting to The Currency Cloud through the XBPConnect API enables you to deliver a richer user experience to your customers with a simple and seamless process for international payments that removes the breaks in your customer's workflow.
All the documentation you need to embed our capabilities within your apps and services is available on this website.
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What are the XBPConnect Capabilities?
Embed our capabilities into your own user experience to deliver comprehensive international payment and remittance services to your clients and internal management and transaction applications.
Add real time currency exchange rates to your web site or app via REST calls or widgets.
Buy / Sell Currency
Buy, sell and hedge currency using real time rates.
Make international and local payments. Set up and save payment runs. Choose how to route your payments.
Monitor status of inbound funds for conversion into local currency and/or making onward payments.
Settle with your clients, The Currency Cloud or other 3rd parties. Multiple settlement modes are available: Net, Bulk and single settlement.
Manage all risk and collateral limits for you and your clients, query open positions, credit availability and exposure.
Maintain beneficiary details. Validate all beneficiary account details prior to saving a beneficiary – IBAN, SWIFT, ABA Sort Code etc.
Manage client and contact details, their permissions, your client pricing tables using your client reference IDs for simple reconciliation.
How do I get set up and running?
Going live with the XBPConnect API is a simple process. More detail is provided in the API documentation.
Step 1 - Read
Read the documents to understand how the API functions and see the examples.
Step 2 - Register
Apply for access to the XBPConnect API (only take 5 mins to get setup). Use the "Register" buttons on this site.
Step 3 - Validate
Test your API calls using the XBPConnect reference API which allows you to test valid and error calls.
Step 4 - Develop
Develop your application against real live exchange rate data and test against a dummy market.
Step 5 - Open Account
Contact our sales team to open an account with The Currency Cloud. You need an account to go live.
Step 6 - Go Live
Work with our on-boarding team to switch your application over from our demo environment to our live environment.