Global Currency Account

Benefits

Simple to manage

Simple to manage

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Ease of access

Ease of access

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  • Receive monthly statement of account(s)
  • Receive SMS and/or email alerts on your account via UOB eAlerts! services
  • Monitor transactions via Business Internet Banking Plus (BIBPlus)
  • Automatic replenishment of cheque books
  • Fulfil your business needs at any UOB branch islandwide
  • 24-hour access to more than 1,000 ATMs* and 160 Cash Deposit Machines

Requirements and Fees

Checklist of documents required for Sole Proprietor

  • Account Opening Form
  • ACRA Business Profile Search
  • Identity Documents - NRIC(s) / Passport(s)
  • Proof of Residential Address (For Foreigners)
  • FATCA Self Certification or IRS Withholding Certificate*

*Mandatory document for declaration of U.S. or Non U.S. persons.


Visit any branch or leave your contact details for more information on other incorporation (including companies incorporated outside of Singapore) types

Checklist of documents required for Partnership

  • Account Opening Form
  • ACRA Business Profile Search
  • Identity Documents - NRIC(s) / Passport(s)
  • Proof of Residential Address (For Foreigners)
  • FATCA Self Certification or IRS Withholding Certificate*
  • Account Opening Resolution
  • Certified True Copy of Partnership Deed

*Mandatory document for declaration of U.S. or Non U.S. persons.


 Visit any branch or leave your contact details for more information on other incorporation (including companies incorporated outside of Singapore) types

Checklist of documents required for Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

  • Account Opening Form
  • ACRA Business Profile Search
  • Identity Documents - NRIC(s) / Passport(s)
  • Proof of Residential Address (For Foreigners)
  • FATCA Self Certification or IRS Withholding Certificate*
  • Account Opening Resolution
  • Certified True Copy of Partnership Deed

*Mandatory document for declaration of U.S. or Non U.S. persons.


Visit any branch or leave your contact details for more information on other incorporation (including companies incorporated outside of Singapore) types

Checklist of documents required for Private Limited Company

  • Account Opening Form
  • ACRA Business Profile Search
  • Identity Documents - NRIC(s) / Passport(s)
  • Proof of Residential Address (For Foreigners)
  • FATCA Self Certification or IRS Withholding Certificate*
  • Account Opening Resolution
  • Certified True Copy of Constitution
  • Common Reporting Standard Form

*Mandatory document for declaration of U.S. or Non U.S. persons.


Visit any branch or leave your contact details for more information on other incorporation (including companies incorporated outside of Singapore) types

Checklist of documents required for Society / Club / Association / Clan

  • Account Opening Form
  • Identity Documents - NRIC(s) / Passport(s)
  • Proof of Residential Address (For Foreigners)
  • Account Opening Resolution
  • Rules and By-Laws of Clubs / Constitution of Club / Clan
  • Certificate of Registration from ROS OR Approval from approriate Registrar OR Government Gazette listing

*Mandatory document for declaration of U.S. or Non U.S. persons.


Visit any branch or leave your contact details for more information on other incorporation (including companies incorporated outside of Singapore) types

 

Fees


With effect from 1 November 2016, an interest charge will be applicable to Swiss Franc (CHF), Euro (EUR) and Japanese Yen (JPY) accounts, in addition to the monthly service fee. Please see the Interest Charge table below for more details.


Interest Charge* on CHF, EUR and JPY:

CurrencyInterest Charge Per Annum (p.a.)
CHF 1.00%
EUR 0.40%
JPY 0.10%

 
*Interest Charge will be applied on all balances in the account and calculated on a daily basis, and is subject to periodic revision based on market conditions.

Interest Charge Illustration#:

Charge on an account with month average balance of EUR 1 million in November 2016:

Interest Charge per Month
EUR 333.33
(EUR 1 million X 0.40% / 360 X 30)


#360 days per annum interest calculation also applies to JPY and CHF

A minimum balance fee is applicable if the average daily balance falls below the minimum required:

CurrencyMinimum Average Daily BalanceMinimum Balance FeeMonthly Service Fee
USD USD 8,000 USD 28 -
GBP GBP 5,000 GBP 18 -
EUR - - EUR 20
AUD AUD 9,000 AUD 32 -
CAD CAD 8,000 CAD 28 -
NZD NZD 9,000 NZD 32 -
HKD HKD 60,000 HKD 200 -
JPY - - JPY 2,600
CHF - - CHF 20

How to Apply

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an appointment with any of our UOB branches or Relationship Managers to open the account.

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Terms & Conditions Governing Accounts & Services

Additional Terms & Conditions Governing Accounts & Services

* Includes the Shared ATM Network

# Minimum Balance Fee for CHF, EUR and JPY will be replaced with a Fixed Monthly Service Fee of CHF20, EUR20 and JPY2,600 respectively.

Deposit Insurance Scheme
Singapore dollar deposits of non-bank depositors and monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the Supplementary Retirement Scheme are insured by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, for up to S$50,000 in aggregate per depositor per Scheme member by law. Monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the CPF Investment Scheme and CPF Retirement Sum Scheme are aggregated and separately insured up to S$50,000 for each depositor per Scheme member.

For more information on the Deposit Insurance Scheme, please click here

Please refer to UOB/FEB Insured Deposit Register for a list of UOB accounts/ products that are covered under the Scheme.