Foreign currency account
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?
Accounts are available in a range of currencies freely traded in London, with no minimum balance.
- Reduce exposure to exchange-rate fluctuations
- Reduce admin and foreign-exchange costs
- No need to transfer funds to a sterling account
- Euro and US and Canadian dollar transactions settled on the same day, other currencies in 2 working days
- 24/7 access in Online or Telephone Banking or with the Barclays app
- For more information on rates and charges, you can view our foreign currency account tariffs.
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Exporting for the first time or looking to expand your overseas sales? The Department for Business and Trade has a range of useful tools and guidance for businesses that want to export.
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