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Foreign Notes-Product Detail

Cash is king, even when travelling abroad. So it always makes sense to carry some foreign currency notes for incidentals.

 

 

Some of the benefits

Order via email

Download and complete the Direct Delivery form so we can prepare and deliver your forex

Deliver or collect?

If you live in one of SA’s major metros we can deliver your forex to you at work
How to order
  • If you’re travelling cross border within 60 days* and have your ID document / passport and travel ticket where applicable, you can place your foreign currency order at your nearest in-branch forex outlet.
  • You don’t need to have a bank account with us to order forex in-branch. However you’ll need to provide us with your original proof of residence not older than three months.
  • If you do bank with us and live in a major metro, you can in addition to the branch option, order forex via email and have it delivered to your business premises in 24 hours or 48 hours through our Direct Delivery service**.
  • And as a UCount Rewards member, you’ll earn 50 tiering points for buying R 7 500 worth of foreign notes in a 12-month period.
     

*See forex rules

**Direct Delivery is offered only on  Professional, Prestige, Private and Signature accounts

To collect
  • You’ll be able to collect major currencies from us immediately at any forex outlet. Other currencies are available within 24 hours if ordered before 2pm.
  • We’ll need to see your ID, passport and travel ticket.
  • If you’re driving beyond the common monetary area of SA, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland, you’ll need to tell us your vehicle registration number and which border posts you’ll be using.
Available currencies

Convert your rands into any of these foreign notes:

Euro (EUR) Namibian Dollar (NAD)
British Pound Sterling (GBP) New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
United States Dollar (USD) Singapore Dollar (SGD)
Australian Dollar (AUD) Swaziland Lilange (SZL)
Botswana Pula (BWP) Swiss Franc (CHF)
Canadian Dollar (CAD) Thai Baht (THB)
Chinese Yuan (CNY) United Arab Emirate Dirham (AED)
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)  
Israeli Shekel (ILS)  
Japanese Yen (JPY)  
Lesotho Loti (LSL)  
Mauritian Rupee (MUR)  
What it cost

All currencies*

  • 2.12% fee (minimum R 96)
  • R 71 admin fee

See pricing guide

*Excluding common monetary area currencies (Lesotho, Swaziland and Nambia)

  • How to order
  • To collect
  • Available currencies
  • What it cost
  • If you’re travelling cross border within 60 days* and have your ID document / passport and travel ticket where applicable, you can place your foreign currency order at your nearest in-branch forex outlet.
  • You don’t need to have a bank account with us to order forex in-branch. However you’ll need to provide us with your original proof of residence not older than three months.
  • If you do bank with us and live in a major metro, you can in addition to the branch option, order forex via email and have it delivered to your business premises in 24 hours or 48 hours through our Direct Delivery service**.
  • And as a UCount Rewards member, you’ll earn 50 tiering points for buying R 7 500 worth of foreign notes in a 12-month period.
     

*See forex rules

**Direct Delivery is offered only on  Professional, Prestige, Private and Signature accounts

  • You’ll be able to collect major currencies from us immediately at any forex outlet. Other currencies are available within 24 hours if ordered before 2pm.
  • We’ll need to see your ID, passport and travel ticket.
  • If you’re driving beyond the common monetary area of SA, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland, you’ll need to tell us your vehicle registration number and which border posts you’ll be using.

Convert your rands into any of these foreign notes:

Euro (EUR) Namibian Dollar (NAD)
British Pound Sterling (GBP) New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
United States Dollar (USD) Singapore Dollar (SGD)
Australian Dollar (AUD) Swaziland Lilange (SZL)
Botswana Pula (BWP) Swiss Franc (CHF)
Canadian Dollar (CAD) Thai Baht (THB)
Chinese Yuan (CNY) United Arab Emirate Dirham (AED)
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)  
Israeli Shekel (ILS)  
Japanese Yen (JPY)  
Lesotho Loti (LSL)  
Mauritian Rupee (MUR)  

All currencies*

  • 2.12% fee (minimum R 96)
  • R 71 admin fee

See pricing guide

*Excluding common monetary area currencies (Lesotho, Swaziland and Nambia)

Register now to benefit from paying with your credit, cheque or debit card

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Using any qualifying Standard Bank personal Credit, Cheque or Debit card.

2

Rewards points on all your qualifying purchases.

3

Rewards points in four easy ways. Improve your tier and qualify for more points.

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