Global banking with Barclays
Barclays manages clients successfully across the globe. If you have international or offshore banking and investment requirements, we have the knowledge and experience to help you acquire wealth, use and enjoy it, protect it and pass it on.
Open a bank account that travels with you
You can open an international bank account either in the UK and use it overseas or open an account from abroad1.
Here are just some of the benefits available to you:
- Banking and savings accounts - available in a range of currencies
- International Telephone and Online Banking - manage your finances in a place and time that suits you2
- International payments – send money overseas to friends and family or to make regular payments, such as an overseas mortgage or school fees
- Debit and credit cards3 – available in sterling, euros and US dollars
- Access to international investments only available from Barclays international banking
- International mortgage services3 – residential and investment mortgages for property purchases in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Gibraltar.
For more information or to apply
If you are not a Barclays international banking client and would like to apply for our products and services, you will first need to select from our choice of service solutions
This account is available for a £10 (US$16.50 or €14.50) monthly fee to clients who can deposit £5,000 or more (or currency equivalent) in cash or investments across the accounts you hold with us. See our tariff for details of the iBank fee in other currencies.
Call us on +44 (0)141 352 3902†
Relationship Manager Service
This is our most personalised banking service, To qualify you must deposit and maintain a balance of £50,000 or more (or currency equivalent) in cash or investments with us; or, if you have come to live in or are moving to the UK, deposit an annual individual gross income of £150,000 or more (or currency equivalent) into Barclays international bank accounts.
The heritage and global reach of Barclays
With a heritage of over 300 years, Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with offices in more than 50 countries. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for over 49 million clients worldwide.
About Barclays international banking
Barclays wealth and investment management is a leading global wealth manager, and the UK's largest4, with total client assets of £164bn, as at 31 December 2011.
1We can open accounts in many jurisdictions, please either check this information in the online application form or alternatively call us on the number above.
2Please note, for a short period of time every night (UK time) we temporarily close our website for a data refresh. Access may also be limited in some countries due to the prohibited transmission of encrypted data over telephone lines. Please contact your local embassy to check your country's legal position. Accounts will be held in individual currencies.
3Subject to status and application.
4In July 2011 Barclays wealth and investment management was named largest Private Client Asset Manager by Private Asset Managers (PAM), with £51,430m assets under management (AUM) held in the UK (total global client AUM was £164bn as at 31 December 2011).
† Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except for 25 December when the lines are closed. Call costs may vary - please check with your telecoms provider. Calls may be recorded so that we can monitor the quality of our service and for security purposes.
The products and services described on this page are provided by the following companies, which are part of Barclays: Barclays Bank PLC in London and Barclays Private Clients International Limited in the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey. For further Information on these companies and Barclays please read the Important Information.