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Restrictions in executing cross-border payments

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Payments in US dollars (USD)

Payments in US dollars can only be executed and received by customers registered as Estonian residents.

Countries, to or from which cross border settlements are prohibited

Due to international sanctions or the conditions established by correspondent banks or SEB bank, SEB bank does not enable executing cross-border payments with the following countries:

  • Cuba
  • Crimea / Sevastopol
  • Iran
  • North Korea
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Venezuela

Countries, to or from which cross border settlements have been restricted

Due to international sanctions or the conditions established by correspondent banks or SEB bank, there may be restrictions in executing cross-border payments with the countries entered in the list:

  • Afghanistan
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus (Read more)
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Egypt
  • Guinea / Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Iraq
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Nicaragua
  • Pakistan
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Zimbabwe
  • Transnistria, Moldova
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen

The list of countries/regions is not exhaustive and may change over time. The bank may refuse or suspend a payment and request from the customer additional information and documents regarding the payment, to make sure that the payment does not violate the terms and conditions established by international sanctions, correspondent banks or SEB bank.