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Diversify Your Portfolio with Our Foreign Currency Bank Account - Citibank UK

Instant access to your money in 10 major currencies

Foreign Currency Account

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  • Overview
  • Features
  • Managing your account
  • Eligibility
  • Fees & Rates

At a glance

  •   Helps to diversify your portfolio and spread risk.
  •   No foreign exchange costs when receiving money in the same currency as the account
  •   Link your Citi Debit Card to access funds directly
  •   Free ATM cash withdrawals in local currency from Citi ATMs
  •   24/7 online & phone access to your foreign currency accounts

A Citi Foreign Currency Deposit Account offers you a convenient way to maintain your money in the UK in up to ten major currencies

Designed to complement your international lifestyle, you can access your money and manage your finances wherever you are in the world with our currency accounts. So, if you are moving to the UK, you can make payments in your home currency, quickly and easily, without incurring any foreign exchange costs.

And, having multicurrency cash holdings has the added advantage of enabling you to balance your portfolio and potentially spread risk.

Get the international advantage

  • Access to all of your currency accounts via your single Citi Debit or ATM Card
  • Transaction fee-free instant secure Citi Global Transfers to other Citi accounts worldwide (Citi exchange reference rates apply to transfers across currencies)
  • Transaction fee-free cash withdrawals overseas in the currency of your linked account, from a Citi ATM. Examples of when fees and charges may apply
  • Global access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through CitiPhone and Citi Online

Interest Bearing Foreign Currency Accounts:

US Dollars
Swedish Krona
Australian Dollars
New Zealand Dollars
Canadian Dollars

Non Interest Bearing Foreign Currency Accounts:

Hong Kong Dollars
Japanese Yen
Swiss Francs
Singapore Dollars

Citi Online

With Citi Online you can fulfil your banking needs whenever and wherever you are in the world.

  • Request additional FCY deposit accounts in any available currency
  • Check your statement
  • Send money
  • Set up account alerts
  • Manage your Investment portfolio

Citi Mobile® UK

Enjoy quick and easy banking from your mobile or tablet with the Citi Mobile® UK App.

  • Monitor your accounts and your investments on the go
  • See up-to-date balances
  • Send money
  • Carry out FX spot transaction


If you need to speak to someone, simply pick up the phone.

  • Our CitiPhone Personal Bankers are available at any time, day or night
  • You can also use our CitiPhone automated banking service

Global view of accounts

If you have Citi accounts in more than one country, our Global View of Accounts service between participating Citi locations makes international banking even simpler. Safe, secure and easy to use, it allows you to access all of your overseas accounts instantly.

  • View your overseas currency accounts on your UK Citi Online page
  • Only one password and security code to remember
  • Free service that?s available 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world
Global view of accounts


E-Statements give you the flexibility to view, save or print up to 24 months of your statements at your convenience, directly from Citi Online. They are available for all currency account holders registered with Citi Online, including those with joint accounts.

Global view of accounts

Citi Alerts

Receive free account updates by text or email both for your current and savings accounts and your investments.

Global view of accounts

Our Foreign Currency Deposit accounts are available free of charge to Citigold clients.

For more details, please read our Eligibility criteria.

Would you like to learn more about Citigold? See all the benefits of starting a Citigold relationship with Citi.

When you become a Citigold client, you can easily request one of our Foreign Currency Deposit accounts when starting your relationship or at any given time afterwards via Citi Online.

Citigold is available if you have an average monthly balance of £150,000 (or currency equivalent) across all your Citi UK accounts, including investments, or if you hold an account with Citi International Personal Bank in London or Jersey. If you don't meet either of these criteria, a monthly fee of £75 will apply.

Start your Citigold relationship

Citigold is available if you maintain a minimum average monthly balance of £150,000 (or currency equivalent) across all your Citi UK accounts, including investments.

Or Speak to a Relationship Manager 0207 500 1992

Already with Citi? Contact your relationship manager or send a secure message via Citi Online

Why choose Citi?

A relationship - not just a bank account

A dedicated Relationship Manager giving you access to our internal team of product experts and all our benefits

Access to exclusive Citi products

A range of current and investment products available both on shore and offshore, in the currency of your choice
Multi-currency accounts
Our investment products

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Our team is here to support you getting started in UK or with International travel and relocation
Moving to and from the UK
Travelling overseas

Offshore investments

We offers a diverse range of banking and investment services, including for those who want access to offshore investments

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Just moved to the UK?

We can save you time money and hassle. If you are a foreign national in the UK, Citi's International Banking Service can help you manage your money, home and away.

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