What you get
Available in all major currencies
You can open an account in a wide range of currencies to best suit your needs.
Reduced exchange rate risk
The Foreign Currency Account can help you save on exchange fees and avoid potential exchange rate loss.
Free transfers between Barclays accounts
There’s no fee for transferring money between your Foreign Currency Account and Barclays sterling current accounts.
We’ll send you statements twice a year but you can request for these to be sent more regularly – quarterly, monthly, weekly, even daily – for a fee. See our Foreign Currency Account rates and charges 360 KB1
You can request a cheque book, so you can make payments in the account’s currency.
New to Barclays?
Find out more about our current accounts – you’ll need one before you can apply for a Foreign Currency Account.
Already bank with us?
Visit your local branch to apply for a Foreign Currency Account.
Account information and fees
Looking for alternative accounts?
Make and receive payments with our euro bank account
Whether you travel around Europe often, or simply need to make euro payments, our Euro Account can help.
Get all the benefits of a current account in the world’s premier reserve and trading currency.
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