Foreign currency

Bureau de change

If you need foreign currency, you can order it online and we’ll deliver it for free to your home address in the UK, or you can collect it from one of our branches.

How it works

  • You can order up to £5,000 per person within a 90-day period. A maximum of £2,500 from that amount can be sent for home delivery to a single residential address1
  • You’ll need to order at least £50
  • You’ll need a Barclays debit card or Barclaycard to place your order2
  • To help keep your money safe, home delivery orders will be delivered to your Barclays debit card or Barclaycard billing address

If you order

Home delivery

Branch collection

Before 1.30pm Monday to Thursday

Next working day3 by 1pm

Next working day after 1pm

After 1.30pm Monday to Thursday

Second working day by 1pm

Second working day after 1pm

Before 1.30pm on Friday

Saturday or Monday by 1pm (Saturday deliveries aren't guaranteed)

Monday after 1pm

After 1.30pm on Friday, and anytime on Saturday or Sunday

Tuesday by 1pm

Tuesday after 1pm

These times could change depending on how the Royal Mail is impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19). Always check the branch finder for up-to-date branch and counter opening times – they could change if the coronavirus situation changes.

If you’d rather speak to someone to order currency, please call 0345 072 2222.

Buy foreign currency

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* Rates are indicative. Use our currency converter to get the latest rates.

Things to consider

Travel wallet

Buy foreign currency in the Barclays app and spend it on your debit card

Barclays travel wallet lets you travel light, giving you security, convenience and control while you recharge your batteries.

Using your debit card abroad

A secure and convenient way to pay when you’re away

If you’re currently abroad and need to use your debit card, here’s what it’ll cost you to withdraw cash and make purchases.