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International Personal Banking Success
Read about our recent win at the 2019 International Investment Awards for ‘Excellence in Private Banking’.
Stuck with internet banking?
Help is at hand. View our quick how-to-videos on setting up and using Standard Bank Internet Banking.
Knowledge is power
Master all aspects of your international finances to suit your globetrotting lifestyle.
Plan today for tomorrow
Your future is in your hands. Our international savings accounts could help make it easier to plan for tomorrow.
Do markets have you spooked?
Find out how our new structured products offer you a safe haven in times of increased uncertainty. 
Taking your business international?

See our business banking services that support your company’s global growth.

Why open an international bank account with us

A proud legacy

Clients around the world have trusted Standard Bank for more than 155 years

Modern banking

Bank anywhere, anytime with our world-class digital banking solutions

Peace of mind

We comply with and uphold the highest local and global banking standards

Full service

Handle all your day-to-day banking, savings, investments, loans and forex
Are you looking to live, work or travel abroad?

Get full-service banking that serves all your needs as a global citizen.

Ready to spread your wings internationally?

Make the right move by opening a Standard Bank account

Do you wish to leave a legacy rooted in global markets?

Our investment managers are as passionate about growing your money as you are.

What you need to know

Keep these important details handy for a seamless international banking journey

Getting started

The first step to activating your International account is to transfer the minimum deposit into your account

Funding your account
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Digital requests and queries
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Life is better when you share

Refer a friend to open and fund a Standard Bank International account and you can each earn £50.

New digital beginnings
Experience borderless banking

Your connection, not your location matters when using Online Banking and our Mobile App

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