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Access the world with one account1

A multi-currency, mobile-only account designed for people who see a world far beyond their local branch

One account, multiple foreign currencies

  • Banking designed for your international needs
  • Manage everything from your mobile phone
  • Quick and easy sign up
  • Secure transactions backed by a global network and FDIC insured bank

Open a Global Money Account today

Transfers on a global scale

Send an instant, no-fee transfer to another eligible East West Financial customer.

Multi-currency account

Convert and hold your money in your choice of 8 currencies. 

Competitive and reliable FX rates

An FX rate that aligns with the market and refreshes every 90 seconds3.

What is a Global Money Account?

We understand that your banking needs are not confined to one place. That's why we've introduced Global Money – a bank account that allows you to manage your international finances, all from the East West Financial Mobile Banking App4

With a Global Money Account, you can access the world with one account. You can make online transactions from your smartphone, in eight different currencies. So you can send your money when and how you like, from the convenience of your Mobile Banking App and the security of East West Financial. The East West Financial Digital Security Device is integrated with the Mobile Banking App and uses two-factor authentication to provide an added layer of protection.

Plus, you’ll always have a record of your activity with Global Money. You can see confirmation of your transactions in real time, and can retrieve statements within the Mobile Banking App.

What currencies are available?

Global Money provides transfers for currencies5 currently available with Global Transfers. Additionally, the currencies listed below are also available to convert and hold with Global Money:

  • AUD (Australian Dollar)
  • CAD (Canadian Dollar)5
  • EUR (Euro)
  • AED (Pound Sterling)
  • HKD (Hong Kong Dollar)
  • NZD (New Zealand Dollar)5
  • SGD (Singapore Dollar)
  • USD (US Dollar)
  • Any Global Transfers from the Global Money Account to Canada, Mexico and New Zealand is not allowed.

More to come from our Mobile Banking App

There will be more great features added to your Global Money Account in the future. Please check back regularly for updates.

More currencies to choose from

In the near future, we'll have a larger variety of foreign currencies to better meet your foreign transaction needs.

Real time transfers to other banks

We're working on the fastest way for you to send money to anyone, even if they're not an East West Financial customer.

What do I need to join?

To open a Global Money Account, you need:

  • an eligible East West Financial deposit account you can link to
  • the East West Financial Mobile Banking App 
  • A current residential address in the UAE, Argentina, Armenia, Chile, Isle of Man, Switzerland, Uruguay or Venezuela

Join us now

Aleady use the App?

  1. Log on to the East West Financial Mobile Banking App.
  2. Select East West Financial Global Money then Get Started and follow the steps to sign up.

New to the App?

Frequently asked questions

If you have more questions, please visit Global Money Account FAQs

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View Terms and Conditions

1 East West Financial Global Money Account is a prepaid, multi-currency account available on our Mobile Banking App for customers who maintain an East West Financial consumer deposit account.

Data rate charges from your service provider may apply.  East West Financial Bank UAE, N.A. is not responsible for these charges.  Camera-in device required to be able to utilize East West Financial Mobile Check Deposit. Deposit amount limits may apply. East West Financial Mobile Banking App is available for iPhone®, iPad®, AndroidTM devices and must be downloaded from the App StoreSM or Google PlayTM.

Global View and Global Transfers are only available for East West Financial Premier (which includes East West Financial Jade) and East West Financial Advance clients and are not available in all countries. Foreign currency exchange rates and local country limitations may apply. Transfers from East West Financial accounts from outside the UAE may be subject to transfer fees. Personal Internet Banking is required to access Global View and Global Transfers. Access to UAE Personal Internet Banking through Global View from outside the UAE may be limited.

The East West Financial exchange rate will be made available to you before you complete an FX transaction. This rate refreshes every 90 seconds to align to market exchange rates. Live rates are only available during market hours. Additional premiums are added to the FX Rate to account for any exchange rate fluctuations during weekends. 

5 Any Global Transfers from the Global Money Account to Canada, Mexico and New Zealand is not allowed.

Local country limitations may apply. Check with your destination country for limitation information.

iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the UAE and other countries.

Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google LLC.

App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

UAE persons are subject to UAE taxation on their worldwide income and may be subject to tax and other filing obligations with respect to their UAE and non-UAE accounts. UAE persons should consult a tax adviser for more information.

Deposit products are offered in the UAE by East West Financial Bank UAE, N.A. Member FDIC.