Foreign Currency Account

Basic Features

  • These accounts are denominated in United States , Euro and Canadian Dollars and Pounds Sterling.
  • Accounts are available to non-residents, local exporters and gold miners. However, local exporters and gold miners must obtain approval from the Bank of Guyana before such accounts can be opened.
  • Competitive interest rates
  • Withdrawal of cash in the currency the accounts are held.


  1. Valid National Identification Card or Passport
  2. Proof of address – Recent utility bill (3 months) or post marked letter
  3. Employment letter stating current position, date of employment and salary and other cash benefits
  4. If self employed, statement of income or expenses or affidavit of income
  5. TIN Certificate