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Foreign currency

Bureau de change

If you need foreign currency, you can order it online and we’ll deliver it for free to your home address in the UK, or you can collect it from one of our branches.

How it works

  • You can order up to £5,000 per person within a 90-day period. A maximum of £2,500 from that amount can be sent for home delivery to a single residential address1
  • You’ll need to order at least £50
  • You’ll need a Barclays debit card or Barclaycard to place your order2
  • To help keep your money safe, home delivery orders will be delivered to your Barclays debit card or Barclaycard billing address

If you order

Home delivery

Branch collection

Before 2pm Monday to Thursday

Next working day3 by 1pm

Next working day after 1pm

After 2pm Monday to Thursday

Second working day by 1pm

Second working day after 1pm

Before 2pm on Friday

Saturday or Monday by 1pm (Saturday deliveries aren't guaranteed)

Monday after 1pm

After 2pm on Friday, and anytime on Saturday or Sunday

Tuesday by 1pm

Tuesday after 1pm

Missed the online deadline?

Just call 0345 072 2222 before 3pm and you can still get your currency delivered on the next business day, as above. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record phone calls. Call charges

You can only collect a currency order from a branch when the counter is open. The counter might have different opening hours to the rest of the branch, so please check the opening times using our branch finder before you order.

Buy foreign currency

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* Rates are indicative. Use our currency converter to get the latest rates.

Things to consider


Travel wallet

Buy foreign currency in the Barclays app and use your debit card as a travel money card

Our travel wallet lets you buy foreign currency to spend on your debit card, so you don’t have to carry travel money around. It’s a great way to travel light and gives you security, convenience and control while you recharge your batteries.

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Using your debit card abroad

A secure and convenient way to pay when you’re away

If you’re currently abroad and need to use your debit card, here’s what it’ll cost you to withdraw cash and make purchases.