No, Cash App does not work internationally. You cannot make payments outside of the US and UK with the Cash App card limited to just the US. Each Cash App transfer needs the sender and beneficiary to be physically in the US.
Let’s discuss if the app can be used to make payments with friends located in the UK or US.
Cash App is a peer-to-peer platform, designed for sending cash between friends and relatives or paying to shop vendors and merchants.
However, if you’re living outside of the United States or the United Kingdom, would you be able to use Cash App internationally or in Australia?
Does Cash app Card Work Internationally?
No, Cash App card does not work internationally and is limited to just USA.
You can use the card within the USA to pay for it in shopping malls, restaurants, markets, gas stations, and other vendors that accept Visa Card.
At the moment, Cash App can only be used to send and receive money only within the country you live, and the app is only available in the United States and UK.
Unfortunately Cross-border card payments are unsupported and any attempt from the card transactions outside of the country where you activated your Square account cannot be processed with Square.
Users can withdraw money at ATMs in the states, however, if you try to make a payment on your card outside the USA in a foreign country, your transaction will fail.
Does Cash App work internationally?
No, Cash App does not work internationally.
Unfortunately at the moment, the Cash App service does not currently support payments to international recipients, so you’ll need to find an alternative payment platform to help you send and receive money internationally such as Paypal.
This basically means that if you are living in the US and want to send money to a family member who lives in Australia, you cannot do so.
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If you are a Cash App user in the US, it can be used to send funds through the app only if both the sender and recipient are located within the 50 states in the U.S.
Does Cash App work in the UK?
On April 3, 2018, Cash App became available in the United Kingdom.
So, Cash App users in the UK can set up accounts and link their bank accounts to the app to seamlessly transfer money (without a fee) to other users.
You can send and even request Cash App payments with friends and family located in the UK.
So, if you send a payment outside the US to the UK, Cash App will then convert the payment from USD to GBP based on the mid-market exchange rate and your recipient in the UK will receive the funds in GBP.
Like usual, there are no fees to send or request payments with friends living in the UK.
Does Cash App Card work in the UK?
Unfortunately, no Cash App Card is not available in the UK like it is in the United States.
The Cash Card can be used to withdraw cash from an ATM or stores to spend your wallet balance.
The Cash App debit card for UK customers isn’t available currently. So, that’s a bummer if you are in the UK.
How many countries have access to Square Cash App?
At the moment, the payment platform is available only in the USA and the UK.
For now, Cash App doesn’t have any global payments or currency conversions. Hopefully, the app will be launch in multiple countries in the near future.
3 Cash App Alternatives to Send and receive money
Below are a few of our top-picks if Cash App isn’t available in your country:
I mean who haven’t heard of PayPal? PayPal has always been strong on security and is one of the largest online payment processors in the world.
It is free to send money to friends and family from a bank account or PayPal balance. If you use a linked debit card, a fee is charged.
Google Pay allows users to pay for your purchases anywhere that supports near field communication (NFC) payments. It can also perform peer-to-peer transactions via Google Pay along with pay for in-app and online purchases.
Google Pay is accepted at pretty much almost all major retailers, and it also supports credit cards from most major issuers including American Express, Chase and Discover.
Apple Pay is designed for Apple device and can be used to send cash to other users using the app, which can be done by commanding Siri or via an iMessage.
Apple Pay is relatively widely accepted in the states with debit card payments for free with credit card transactions incurring a 3% fee.
Cash App is a mobile payment service which is unfortunately available only in the United States and United Kingdom at the moment.
So, if you wanna pay someone living in a different country, you won’t be able to send funds with Cash App. Not to fret if the app isn’t available in your country, there are tons of contactless payment options to send and receive money from others.