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    At KCB, customers can maintain a foreign currency account as savings, current account or fixed deposit investment account.

    Free incoming SWIFT transfers

    Low account maintenance fee of US$7 per month for balances below US$1,000

    Free cash deposits to FCY accounts up to US$10,000

    FCY withdrawals at selected KCB Quickserve ATMs

    The accounts are available in all the major currencies (US$, Euro and Pound Sterling etc.)

    " } }
  • Travellers Cheques

    Travellers Cheques

    These are near cash instruments suitable for travelers who do not wish to carry foreign currency in hard cash.

    Travellers’ Cheques are widely accepted and encashable anywhere in the world.

    KCB accepts American Express travellers’ Cheques presented by account-holders only.

  • Swift Transfers

    Swift Transfers

    This is a service that enables one to send and receive money from one account to another, anywhere in the world.

    Available for all major world currencies

    Flat fee for outgoing SWIFTs, irrespective of the amount transacted

    No charge for incoming SWIFTs to foreign currency accounts

    Instant credit into beneficiary account upon receipt of customer’s remittances

    Convenient, secure payment mode to recipient’s account

  • Foreign Exchange Swaps

    Foreign Exchange Swaps

    Swaps allow you to manage the exchange and interest rate risks associated with financing and investing in currencies other than the domestic one.

    Swaps are also valuable for long-term hedging of translation risk.

  • Foreign Exchange forward contracts

    Foreign Exchange forward contracts

    You can arrange with our Treasury team for the sale or purchase of a specific amount of foreign currency at a specified exchange rate for settlement on a particular date up to 180 days (6 months) in the future.

    This enables you to eliminate any risk of exchange rates moving between the time that commitment is first established (deal date) and the date of actual delivery of funds (value date) at no additional cost.

  • Foreign Exchange cash Purchase/Sale

    Foreign Exchange cash Purchase/Sale

    You can buy or sell foreign csh over the counter in any of our KCB branches countrywide.

    Available in all major world currencies (US$, Euro and Pound Sterling etc.), in mint condition

    Flexibility/negotiation of exchange rates for amounts above US$2,000

    No commission charged for cash transactions below US$40,000 or the equivalent in other currencies

  • Foreign Drafts

    Foreign Drafts

    These are banker’s Cheques denominated in a foreign currency.

    Available in all major currencies

    Can be used to pay fees for colleges abroad or international fees for courses such as ABE and ACCA, commodity purchases, medical expenses etc.

  • Foreign Currency Account

    Foreign Currency Account

    At KCB, customers can maintain a foreign currency account as savings, current account or fixed deposit investment account.

    Free incoming SWIFT transfers

    Low account maintenance fee of US$7 per month for balances below US$1,000

    Free cash deposits to FCY accounts up to US$10,000

    FCY withdrawals at selected KCB Quickserve ATMs

    The accounts are available in all the major currencies (US$, Euro and Pound Sterling etc.)

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