This foreign currency deposit account is targeted at existing and potential domiciliary customers with balances of $5,000 and above.

Account Information


They are two different accounts with different features and benefits.

The minimum opening/operating balance for this account in 3 major currencies are: $5,000.00; €5, 000.00; £3, 000.00

Applicable interest rate are based on deposit buckets as follows:

  • $10,000 – $49,999 – 0.25%
  • $50,000 – $99,999 – 0.25%
  • $100,000 & above – 2.0%

Yes you can, as long as you are able to increase your existing balance to the minimum opening balance.

Your account number will be changed because the two products are different

Individuals and corporate organisations 

Simply visit any FirstBank branch nearest to you.

Yes. Any cash withdrawal on the account is free of charge.
Withdrawals from any FirstBank branch are allowed.
Account holders with balances $30,000 and above pay ≤ 0.25% transfer charges.

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