US Dollar Bank Account

A US dollar current account, offering banking facilities and free currency conversion via links to our Sterling Bank Account and Euro Bank Account.

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  • A contactless Visa Debit Card is available – a quick and secure method of buying goods and services at home and abroad.
  • No annual or monthly account fees.
  • Unlimited free day-to-day transactions each month. Standing Orders and Direct Debit payments out are not available on this account.
  • No currency conversion commission/charges are applied when transferring money between a US Dollar Bank Account, Sterling Bank Account and Euro Bank Account, when held under the same customer number.
  • Minimum opening balance of £5,000, or the US dollar equivalent at opening.


Apply via your accountant or financial adviser.

Please note that we will not open the account without the correct value of deposit being received and will write to you to request the correct value of deposit if it is not supplied with your application.

Up to four joint account holders.

Account holders must be 18 or older and be resident in the UK permanently.

All Cater Allen current accounts are subject to status.

This account is subject to availability and may be withdrawn from sale at any time without notice.

More information

  • Open an account in three to five days, with no appointment needed.
  • The account can be managed online, by phone or by post.
  • Day-to-day debit transactions on this account are: Visa Debit Card transactions and cash machine withdrawals. For details of other transactions which incur charges please refer to our Banking Tariff and Fee Information Document.
  • Overdraft facilities are not available.

Interest rates

Rates may vary and are correct as at 20 April 2020. Interest rates are variable. If interest is payable it is calculated daily and credited monthly.

US Dollar Bank Account - $ US Dollars

Balance Gross % p.a. AER % p.a.
$5,000+ 0.00% 0.00%

The gross rate is the interest rate we pay where no income tax has been deducted.

AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and shows what the interest rate would be if we paid interest and added it to your account each year.

    How to apply

    Please contact your financial adviser or intermediary if you wish to apply for an account with Cater Allen. If you don't have a financial adviser or intermediary, please contact us on to discuss your options.

    Step 1:Read and save the following documents:

    Although you should apply via your financial adviser or intermediary we have provided the relevant documentation required for an application. It's important that you fully understand the account, interest rates and the relevant Terms and Conditions before submitting an application.

    View the interest rate for the account you would like to apply for

    Step 2:Please contact your financial adviser or intermediary:

    Please contact your financial adviser or intermediary to discuss opening the account and completing an application form.

    If you don't have a financial adviser or intermediary, please contact us on to discuss your options.

    Once your financial adviser or intermediary has sent in your application, it will usually be processed within 5 days of us receiving it, as long as the application form is completed correctly and accompanied by all required documents. Application forms we receive which are incorrect or incomplete will be automatically returned.

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