Global Currency Premium Account

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Be empowered with a foreign currency savings account that offers you greater flexibility and control while it helps you make your money work harder for you.

The UOB Global Currency Premium Account is a foreign currency savings account that pays you interest when you deposit funds in your preferred currency^, and allows you better control of your funds within UOB.



Bonus Rates on Selected Foreign Currency Deposits with UOB Global Currency Premium Account

Get attractive interest rates on these Foreign Currencies deposits with the UOB Global Currency Premium Account. This promotion is available with a minimum deposit of $50,000 in USD currency in a new or existing account during the promotion period1.


Prevailing Interest Rate

 Board Rates Less than
$50,000 -
$350,000 -
and above
US Dollar (USD) 0.05% p.a 0.05% p.a 0.05% p.a 0.05% p.a


Promotional Incremental Interest1

 Incremental Funds deposit of minimum $50,000 or more Bonus Rates on the amount of Incremental Funds deposited (% p.a.)
USD Account (Existing and New Accountholders) 0.25%

Other Rates

Earn daily interest on your foreign currency deposits 

Based on your account balance in the currency of your choice, you will receive interest* on the funds that you place in the account. The below interest will be accrued daily and credited into your account monthly, providing you with a monthly view of your interest earnings.

Global Currency Premium Account Interest Rates* (p.a.)
$50,000 to
$350,000 to
and above
AUD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
CAD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
EUR 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
GBP 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
NZD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
USD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
$4,250,000 to
$29,750,000 to
and above
JPY 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
$250,000 to
$2,000,000 to
and above
CNH 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%

The listed rates are correct as of 1 August 2020 and subject to change without prior notice.


Apply Now

Open a UOB Global Currency Premium Account and take advantage of the bonus interest rate today.

To qualify for the promotion, you are required to submit a participation form through your Client Advisor to register your interest. Alternatively, leave us your contact details.

Via Hotline

Call our 24-hour Privilege Concierge at
1800 222 9889 (Singapore)
or +65 6222 9889 (Overseas).

Via Online Form

*A minimum initial deposit of 10,000 in the respective currency is required for the opening of each UOB Global Currency Premium Account (except for Japanese Yen where JPY 1,000,000 is required). Applicable interest will be accorded from the very first dollar in the Account, based on respective Account balance.

^Please note that the eight available foreign currencies offered for the Account are United States Dollar, Australian Dollar, Euro, New Zealand Dollar, Great British Pound, Canadian Dollar, Japanese Yen and Chinese Renminbi (Offshore).

1Terms and conditions apply for the USD promotion respectively.

  1. This promotion is available from 1 November 2021 – 30 November 2021 and applicable to customers who open a new Account at any UOB branch in Singapore with a minimum initial deposit in Fresh Funds or Accountholders who top up an existing Account with at least $50,000 in Fresh Funds in USD currency.

  2. Fill in a Participation Form which must be submitted to any branch of the Bank, Account Holder MUST fill in and submit the Participation Form strictly on the same day as the first minimum Fresh Funds deposit to qualify for this Promotion.

  3. This Promotion is only applicable to USD currency deposits.

The UOB Global Currency Premium Account is a non-chequing account. Account transactions can only be carried out at UOB Group Branches.

All deposits placed in the Account may be subject to exchange rate risks and exchange controls which may have impact on the convertibility of your currency.

Interest rates may fluctuate daily and are subject to change at the Bank’s absolute discretion without prior notice. For current prevailing rates, call our 24-hour Privilege Concierge at 1800 222 9889 (Singapore) / +65 6222 9889 (Overseas) for the current prevailing rates.

The Account is governed by the Bank's Terms and Conditions Governing Accounts and Services and Terms and Conditions for UOB Chinese Renminbi Offshore Deposit Account applies.