Payment protection in every direction

Outward's trade escrow service helps reduce payment and delivery risk while reducing your costs and time to manage trade payments.

Set and agree your terms.

Share and manage trade documents and correspondence all from a central secure platform.

Ensure buyers and sellers meet their obligations.

Sign up now for free

Secure your cross border and domestic trade payments

Calculate the cost of your trade

Type of trade

Value of your trade



Escrow fee


*buyer pays fee

(can be shared by agreement)

Outward's self care platform keeps you in control

Our easy to use trade management platform guides you through the process of establishing and managing a transaction.

See how it works by viewing our video tutorials

Instant notification of escrow settlement

Outward protects your trade position, holding payments in trust until the goods are either shipped or delivered.

Once the release conditions are met buyers can settle their payment obligations instantly on the platform. The seller will be notified, and the payment processed to the seller's specified account.

Why buyers and sellers are choosing Outward

Escrow is an effective way to secure your payments and ensure your counterparty meets their obligations.


Remove your advance payment risk

Pay for goods with confidence, knowing your payment is protected

If the terms of your trade are not met your escrowed funds are returned

Transparent upfront fee structure

An easy to use and cost effective payment risk solution


Secure your payment with certainty

Ship your goods confident in the knowledge your payment is held within our escrow account

Reduce the risk of losing a sale by allowing your customer to move forward with confidence

Our escrow service offers sellers equal peace of mind

Provides confidence at every step.

Features that will change how you do trade


Facilitates cross-border and domestic payments.

Private chat

Have secure communication for all your trades in one place.

Multi-payment release

Select and allocate escrow payments between milestone, on shipment, or delivery.


International Payment & FX partner

Ready to get started? Get in touch

Copyright © 2021 Outward Ltd. All rights reserved.

Outward Limited is a Registered Financial Service Provider under the Financial Services Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008 – FSP Number FSP661811, and is also a member of an independent dispute resolution scheme operated by who are approved by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. Outward Limited complies with the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009. Outward Ltd is a limited company registered in New Zealand, NBNZ no. 9429042384236. Registered office Level 2, 29 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt, 5010, New Zealand.