Your access details have been entered incorrectly


Please note on your third failed attempt your profile will be blocked.

Username

Password

Have you forgotten your Username or Password?

X

Manage

How to open and fund
a Global Account

How do I open a Global Account online?

  • Log in to your Online Banking profile
  • Select 'My Accounts'
  • Scroll down to the 'Global Account' section
  • Click on the icon on the left of 'Add global account'
  • Select 'Global Account'
  • Select the required currency
  • Accept terms and conditions
  • New account opened and account details emailed to you

How do I transfer funds from my RMB Private Bank Cheque Account into my Global Account?

Have your personal income tax number with you
  • Log in to your Online Banking profile
  • Select the 'Transfer' tab
  • Select the Global Transfer icon
  • Complete the details and select the following as the 'Reason for
    Transaction': 512-04: Deposit into a foreign currency account

Important note

If you transfer less than R1million and you are within your single discretionary allowance, leave the following fields blank
  • Tax Clearance Certificate Reference
  • SARB Authorisation Application Number
  • SARB Authorisation Reference Number
X

Global Debit Card
ordering process

  • Log in to your 'Online Banking Profile'
  • Select 'My Bank Accounts'
  • Select 'My Cards'
  • Select the 'My Cards Menu' on the left of the screen
  • Select 'Cheque Card'
  • Select applicable 'Global Account'
  • Select 'Card Type'
  • Choose 'Delivery Method'
X

Find out more
about LoungeKey

Go to the LoungeKey site, loungekey.com/sasignature to:
  • locate airport lounges and view their rules
  • register your card in order to track your available lounge visits and view your visit history
  • view LoungeKey terms and conditions
X

Documents needed

Single Discretionary Allowance

Single Discretionary Allowance allowing you to convert up to R1 million to foreign currency abroad per calendar year:

  • No documentation is required however a tax number is required when transferring funds to your Global Account from your cheque account.

Foreign Investment Allowance allowing you to invest up to R10 million abroad per calendar year:

  • A valid SARS Tax Certificate for Foreign Investment (referred to as FIA-001) will be required when making use of this allowance.
Use of this account and documents required are in line with the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) requirements. For more information refer to SARB's website or contact a Foreign Exchange Specialist.
X

INTEREST RATES

Interest rates per annum

CURRENCY BALANCE TIERS*

US Dollar

British Pound

Australian Dollar

Euro

Indian Rupee

Chinese Renminbi

Canadian Dollar

Swiss Franc

Arab Emirates Dirham

0
5,000
0.30%
0.15%
1.75%
0.00%
3.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
5,001
10,000
0.30%
0.15%
1.75%
0.00%
3.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
10,001
15,000
0.30%
0.15%
1.75%
0.00%
3.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
15,001
25,000
0.30%
0.15%
1.75%
0.00%
3.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
25,001
50,000
0.30%
0.15%
1.75%
0.00%
3.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
50,001
100,000
0.30%
0.15%
1.75%
0.00%
3.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
100,001
250,000
0.30%
0.20%
1.75%
0.00%
3.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
250,001
Greater
0.40%
0.20%
2.25%
0.00%
5.75%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
* Interest rates are calculated per annum and are subject to change without prior notification.
X

GET STARTED

Terms, conditions and rules apply

Apply Now!

Global Account

Save + transact in foreign currency

With the Global Account you can start saving and transacting in nine foreign currencies without having to leave South Africa. You can open and manage your Global Accounts online with the same ease as an RMB Private Bank Cheque Account. It's a safe and secure way of saving in a foreign currency.
The Global Account now offers a linked Global Debit Card which gives you access to your US Dollar, Euro and British Pound savings. The card is also the perfect travel companion as it gives you access to over 1000 airport lounges all around the world through Lounge Key.
Apply Now!

What you get

Open + manage
your currency account online

 
The Global Account offers you the means to save and transact in foreign currency; whether you are saving for offshore travel, require quick access to manage currency risk or are receiving and making international payments.
  • Open a Global Account via your Online Banking profile in less than three minutes and then simply fund via Online Banking.
  • No minimum balance required
  • No monthly account fees
  • Transfers between your cheque account and Global Account are free.
  • Earnings from abroad can be paid directly into your Global Account when working abroad, in line with the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) requirements.
  • Make payments abroad and transfers between your accounts via Online Banking, in line with the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) requirements.
  • Move up a rewards level by collecting points for funding and maintaining the required minimum balance in your Global Account.
  • Order USD, GBP and/or EUR Debit Cards to spend directly from your Global Account when you travel abroad.
  • You can also order Cash Passports for your partner and children, which can be funded from your Global Account.

Added value

Simplify your international
travel experience with a
Global Debit Card

 
  • Access foreign currency savings via the Global Debit Card when traveling internationally.
  • Use the Global Debit Card to pay for international purchases and to make foreign currency cash withdrawals at ATMs abroad.
  • Travel in comfort and style with the Global Debit Card with access to over 1000 international airport lounges outside South Africa. The card is the key, no registration required.
    −   The first 10 visits are complimentary and include admission for one guest per visit. Simply present your card and mention LoungeKey.
    −   All additional visits thereafter are charged at $27, directly to the card.

How it works

Manage your Global Account

You have the option to invest funds abroad making use of the R1 million single discretionary allowance, or the foreign investment allowance for investments of up to R10 million; and you can order a USD, GBP or EUR debit card on your Global Account by using Online Banking.
 

Global Debit Card
ordering process

How to open and fund a
Global Account

Find out more about
LoungeKey

Interest rates

Earn interest on
your Global
Account

GET STARTED

Global Account

Apply Now!

OTHER WAYS TO APPLY

  1. Contact your RMB Private Banker
  2. Call me back

DOCUMENTS NEEDED

Use of this account and documents required are in line with the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) requirements.
>Terms, conditions and rules apply