Foreign bank account
Barclays can handle your everyday local banking while helping you build your wealth and assisting you with your international banking needs. Our non-resident bank accounts can help you better manage your wealth
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Our international bank accounts come with services that can handle all your banking needs. We’re set up to handle transactions ranging from offshore investing to buying property in another country.
Offshore banking experienceYou can choose to base your account in London or one of our offshore centres, whichever works best for you.
Flexible account optionsAside from security we also offer flexibility. Accounts can be in sterling, euros or dollars, and we provide a full range of foreign currency transaction services.
Holistic wealth planningIn addition to handling your day-to-day banking needs, we also offer investment management services to help you build your wealth. And with our trust and wills services, you can protect your wealth for the long term, for both you and your family.
Straightforward foreign currency transactionsWith our online international banking, it's easy to make transfers of different currencies, up to a maximum of £50,000 (or currency equivalent). And by choosing to make your international payments online, rather than by letter, fax or face-to-face, you will get to enjoy discounted tariffs.
Foreign bank account services
We offer different levels of service to help cater for every need. For example, if you have more complex needs and are looking for pro-active support, you can take advantage of the personalised, expert service offered with our free Relationship Service
Relationship Service requirements
To qualify for our Relationship Service you must either deposit and maintain a balance of £100,000 or more (or equivalent in another currency or currencies) in cash or investments or a combination of the two with us; or,
If you have come to live in, or are moving to, the UK as a non-domiciled person, you will qualify for our Relationship Service if you have an annual individual gross salary of £150,000 or more, excluding bonus, (or equivalent in another currency or currencies) and the salary you receive is paid into your Barclays International bank account each month.
- Onshore and offshore banking locations
- Accounts in your choice of sterling, euros or dollars
- Access to investing and estate planning services
- Safe, convenient foreign currency transactions
- Manage your money online, by phone or in person
- Proof of identity, such as a passport
- Proof of residence, such as a recent utilities bill
- Bring these items to a branch or send certified copies – find out more about supporting documentation