International Transfers

Restricted Countries and International Payment Types

Restricted Countries

Rho does not support transactions to and from the following restricted countries:

Code Value Definition Category
AF Afghanistan Restricted
BY Belarus Restricted
BI Burundi Restricted
CM Cameroon Restricted
CF Central African Republic Restricted
TD Chad Restricted
CG Congo Restricted
CD Congo, The Democratic Republic of Restricted
CU Cuba Restricted
ER Eritrea Restricted
ET Ethiopia Restricted
IR Iran, Islamic Republic of Restricted
IQ Iraq Restricted
KP Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Restricted
XK Kosovo (temporary code) Restricted
LB Lebanon Restricted
LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Restricted
ML Mali Restricted
MM Myanmar Restricted
RU Russia Federation Restricted
SO Somalia Restricted
SS South Sudan Restricted
SD Sudan Restricted
SY Syrian Arab Republic Restricted
UA Ukraine Restricted
VE Venezuela Restricted
YE Yemen Restricted
ZW Zimbabwe Restricted
SZ Eswatini Restricted
AQ Antarctica Restricted
IO British Indian Ocean Territory Restricted
HM Heard Island and McDonald Islands Restricted
YT Mayotte Restricted
NU Niue Restricted
NF Norfolk Island Restricted
PN Pitcairn Restricted
RE Réunion Restricted
GS South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Restricted
SJ Svalbard and Jan Mayen Restricted
TK Tokelau Restricted
TV Tuvalu Restricted
UM United States Minor Outlying Islands Restricted
EH Western Sahara Restricted


In addition to restricted countries, we are currently unable to support payments to:

Code Value Definition Note
​​AS American Samoa  
BZ Belize  
BQ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba  
BV Bouvet Island  
BR Brazil Payments in USD are not supported. However, payments to individuals and businesses in Brazilian Real are supported. 
CO Colombia Payments to businesses in Colombia are currently not supported.
KM Comoros  
CW Curaçao  
DJ Djibouti  
GQ Equatorial Guinea  
TF French Southern Territories  
GU Guam  
JO Jordan  
MG Madagascar  
MD Moldova Payments in USD are not supported. You can still send payments in EUR and GBP currency. 
NG Nigeria  
PS Palestinian Territory, Occupied  
PK Pakistan  
BL Saint Barthélemy  
MF Saint Martin  
SZ Swaziland  
TM Turkmenistan  


Industry Restrictions for International Payments

Currently, entities holding an account at Rho that fall under the following industries are not permitted to send international payments:

  • Weapons / military-grade security
  • Pawnbrokers
  • Political organizations
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Adult entertainment
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • CBD and related products
  • Carbon credits
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Gambling
  • Ponzi / pyramid schemes
  • Firms involved in the servicing of illegal goods/services including but not limited to: counterfeit goods/trademark infringement, human trafficking, child labor, prostitution.

Additionally, please keep in mind that international payments sent to recipients in these industries may be rejected or subject to additional compliance screenings.