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Sailing the seven seas?
Your money is only as close as the nearest ATM, or wifi hotspot for online or mobile app banking

Seafarer bank account

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Available exclusively to yacht crew, you can now get an international bank account to manage and access your money anywhere in the world.

Benefits of Seafarer bank account

Easy access

Open this unique account with no minimum income and a low opening deposit

Digital banking

Get the mobile app or use internet banking for online transactions

Visa debit card

Get the optional Visa card to pay online, in-store and draw cash worldwide

Multi-currency

Open additional accounts in currencies suited to where your work takes you
What you get
  • Available in GBP, USD, EUR, AUD
  • Unlimited deposits and withdrawals
  • Option to get a Visa debit card *
  • Free electronic payments **
  • Standing Orders on all accounts and and Direct Debits on sterling accounts
  • Internet banking for international payments, transfers and to manage your account
  • Mobile banking to manage, view and link and transfer funds between your accounts

See Seafarer account fact sheet

* Fees and charges apply
** Free for all UK and international electronic transfers and Standing Orders. This excludes agents’ charges, foreign correspondents’ charges or indirect transaction costs

What it costs
  • No account maintenance fee if a minimum balance is maintained *
  • Visa debit card annual fee - £ 15 | $ 25 | € 20 | AU$ 25
  • Visa debit card withdrawal fees - 1.75% (minimum £ 2 | $ 3 | € 3 | AU$ 3.50)
  • See the pricing guide for details on transaction fees

* The average balance over any quarter must not fall below the minimum opening balance amount. Should this happen, an account maintenance fee of £ 60, US$ 90, € 60, AU$ 90 per quarter applies.

How to get it
  • Complete and submit the online application form
  • You will also need to provide:
    • Signed T&Cs
    • A certified copy of your passport
    • An original Captain’s letter     
    • A certified copy of your employment contract
  • What you get
  • What it costs
  • How to get it
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Available in GBP, USD, EUR, AUD
  • Unlimited deposits and withdrawals
  • Option to get a Visa debit card *
  • Free electronic payments **
  • Standing Orders on all accounts and and Direct Debits on sterling accounts
  • Internet banking for international payments, transfers and to manage your account
  • Mobile banking to manage, view and link and transfer funds between your accounts

See Seafarer account fact sheet

* Fees and charges apply
** Free for all UK and international electronic transfers and Standing Orders. This excludes agents’ charges, foreign correspondents’ charges or indirect transaction costs

  • No account maintenance fee if a minimum balance is maintained *
  • Visa debit card annual fee - £ 15 | $ 25 | € 20 | AU$ 25
  • Visa debit card withdrawal fees - 1.75% (minimum £ 2 | $ 3 | € 3 | AU$ 3.50)
  • See the pricing guide for details on transaction fees

* The average balance over any quarter must not fall below the minimum opening balance amount. Should this happen, an account maintenance fee of £ 60, US$ 90, € 60, AU$ 90 per quarter applies.

  • Complete and submit the online application form
  • You will also need to provide:
    • Signed T&Cs
    • A certified copy of your passport
    • An original Captain’s letter     
    • A certified copy of your employment contract
Product Interest Rates

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