How do I send a CHAPS payment?

You can make a CHAPS payment online, if you have requested this facility to be added.

Alternatively, you can send your request by fax (0161 839 2163) or email to You will need to include your business account details, the beneficiary account details, the payment details and any reference. The request needs to be signed in accordance with your signing authority on the account.

CHAPS payments sent online are guaranteed same day, as long as the request is received by 5.30pm. For faxed/Emailed requests, UK CHAPS must be received by 4.30pm, Euro CHAPS/TARGET2 requests must be received by

Additional charges may apply, please refer to your account tariff for details.

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