Euro Account

Make and receive payments with our euro bank account

What you get

Reduced exchange rate risk

If you carry out lots of transactions in euros, the Euro 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 Euro Account and Barclays sterling current accounts.

Regular statements

You’ll receive statements as set out in your Retail Customer Agreement. The frequency of when you receive statements can be changed at any time.1

Cheque/Credit book

You can request a cheque and/or credit book, so you can make payments and deposits in euros.

Apply in branch

You’ll need a sterling current account with us to open a Euro Account. See our alternative accounts if you want to bank in another currency or if you’re looking for a currency deposit account [PDF, 212KB].

New to Barclays?

Find out more about our current accounts – you’ll need one before you can apply for a Euro Account.

Already bank with us?

To apply for a foreign currency account, visit your nearest open branch – use our branch finder to check our opening hours, which may have changed recently.

Alternatively, call our International Helpdesk on 03459 75 75 752, but please note that we’re receiving lots of calls at the moment so you may have to wait longer than usual.

  • Transfers and payments

    To transfer money to and from your Euro Account, call us on 03459 75 75 75, or +44 191 541 2009 if you’re calling from abroad. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am–5pm. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record phone calls. Call charges.

    To make a payment from your currency account to another company or individual, please visit your local branch.

    Statement frequency, certificate of interest and financial history reports

    Statements for your currency account will be sent to you as set out in your Retail Customer Agreement. The frequency of when these are delivered can be changed at any time.

    You can get a statement of interest by calling us. It shows interest details for an account for both a calendar and financial year, which is sometimes required for tax purposes. Financial history reports are also available on request and show more detail than a normal statement. 

    Closing your account

    To close a Euro Account, please call us on the number above.

Looking to bank in another currency?

Foreign Currency Account

Bank in the currency of your choice

Make and receive foreign payments with our Foreign Currency Account.

Dollar Account

Get all the benefits of a current account in the world’s premier reserve and trading currency.

Offshore banking

Our offshore locations could offer you financial planning advantages.