Global Savings Account

Expand your savings horizons by up to 8 major currencies

Why you will love this

Save in eight major currencies (AUD, CAD, CNH, EUR, GBP, NZD, USD, HKD) with one single account

Earn up to 0.50% a year on selected currencies

Who can apply

Anyone above 18 years old

Singaporean, Singapore PR or foreigner with a valid pass

Take your money further. Now you can save and transact in up to 8 major currencies around the world, all from one savings account.

rates
  • Currency
  • Next $250,000
  • Next $650,000
  • $1,000,000 and above
Currency First $100,000 Next $250,000 Next $650,000 $1,000,000
and above
Australian Dollar
(AUD)
0.03% 0.03% 0.10% 0.15%
Sterling Pounds
(GBP)
0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
New Zealand Dollar
(NZD)
0.03% 0.03% 0.10% 0.15%
United States Dollar
(USD)
0.02% 0.03% 0.05% 0.08%
Currency
Australian Dollar
(AUD)
Sterling Pounds
(GBP)
New Zealand Dollar
(NZD)
United States Dollar
(USD)
  • Currency
  • Next $1,500,000
  • Next $3,000,000
  • $5,000,000 and above
Currency First $500,000 Next $1,500,000 Next $3,000,000 $5,000,000
and above
Chinese Yuan Offshore
(CNH)
0.20% 0.20% 0.25% 0.50%
Currency
Chinese Yuan Offshore
(CNH)

The interest rates stated here are subject to change without prior notice.
New accounts are no longer offered for JPY and CHF currencies. Existing accounts with JPY, CHF, CAD, EUR and HKD do not earn any interest.

before you apply

Eligibility requirements

Minimum age

18 years old

Documents required

NRIC for Singaporeans and Singapore PRs

Passport and a valid pass (e.g. Employment Pass (EP) or S-Pass or Student Pass) for foreigners

Additional document

Include any one of the following documents that shows your residential address

  • Phone bill
  • Half-yearly CPF statement
  • Any bank statement


Fees

Fall below fee

S$0


Deposit requirements

Initial deposit

$5,000 for AUD, CAD, CNH, EUR, GBP, NZD, USD currencies

$50,000 for HKD currency

Minimum end balance required daily to earn interest rate

$5,000 for AUD, CAD, CNH, EUR, GBP, NZD, USD currencies

$50,000 for HKD currency


Statement

Monthly statements

Paper or e-Statement




ways to apply

Open your OCBC Global Savings Account today

1
For Singaporeans and Singapore PRs:

NRIC

For foreigners:

Passport
Employment Pass (EP); or S-Pass or Student Pass

2
Initial deposit:

$5,000 for AUD, CAD, CNH, EUR, GBP, NZD, USD currencies
$50,000 for HKD currency

3
Include any one of the following documents:

Phone bill
Half-yearly CPF statement
Any bank statement

For OCBC customers

You will receive your account number and Online Banking access within 1 working day.

or

For new customers

Apply at a branch with these supporting documents  

  1. For Singaporeans and Singapore PRs:

    • NRIC

    For foreigners:

    • Passport
    • Employment Pass (EP); or S-Pass or Student Pass
  2. Initial deposit:

    • 5,000 units for AUD, CAD, CNH, EUR, GBP, NZD, USD;
    • 50,000 units for HKD
  3. Additional documents
    Include any one of the following documents:

    • Phone bill
    • Half-yearly CPF statement
    • Any bank statement