Currency accounts

What we can offer to you

Reduce your exposure to exchange-rate fluctuations and simplify international payments, whether you’re importing or exporting.

Why open a currency account?

We offer accounts in most foreign currencies that are freely traded in London, and you don’t need a minimum balance.

Good for business

  • Reduce exposure to exchange rate fluctuations
  • No need to transfer funds to a sterling account
  • Reduce admin and foreign exchange costs

Fast and simple

  • Euro and US and Canadian dollars settled on the same day
  • Transactions in other currencies settled in 2 working days
  • 24/7 access in telephone banking and online banking

Want to open a currency account

Barclays business account holders

Call us on 0845 605 2345 1 to find out more if you already have a business account with us.

New to Barclays business?

Call us on 0800 515 462 2 to find out more about our currency accounts if you don’t have a business account with us.

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Our team of International Managers covers the UK, providing businesses with expert support and guidance on trading overseas.

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