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
CF Central African Republic Restricted
TD Chad 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


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 that are sent to recipients who fall under these industries may be rejected, or subject to additional compliance screenings.

Please also refer to our list of restricted territories for international payments to ensure your recipient's location is accepted.