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Onshore (Cash and Draft Rates):EUR / GHS = Bid: 5.6398 Offer: 5.9531GBP / GHS = Bid: 6.6099 Offer: 7.0962USD / GHS = Bid: 5.2100 Offer: 5.4600Offshore (Transfer/Inflows):EUR / GHS = Bid: 5.6398 Offer: 5.9431GBP / GHS = Bid: 6.6099 Offer: 7.0862USD / GHS = Bid: 5.2100 Offer: 5.4300

Diaspora Accounts (Savings & Current)

Perfect banking options for Africans living abroad

Bank from abroad

The Diaspora Current and Savings Account gives non-resident Ghanaians the opportunity to manage funds in Ghana while living abroad. The account is specially designed for Ghanaians living abroad by providing them a platform to have easy access to wide range of products and services.


  1. The account is available in Ghana Cedis (GHS), Great British Pounds (GBP), United States Dollar (USD) or EURO (€)
  2. Any Ghanaian living abroad as long as you have proof that you are a Ghanaian
  3. The account can be funded by:
    • Swift transfers from the customers foreign account Direct cash or
    • Cheque lodgment to accounts from any GHLB branch by third party.
    • Funds transfer from account holder or third party via any bank in Ghana



  1. Have a banking relationship in Ghana whilst abroad
  2. Make transfers to meet obligations in Ghana (school fees, medical bills of family, building projects etc.)
  3. Access to Internet Banking and Mobile App
  4. Access to the GHL client experience centre
  5. Access to E-Alert
  6. Competitive interest rates


  1. Completed account opening form and email indemnity form.
  2. Initial deposit: GHS 500/ USD 200/ EUR 200/GBP 200
  3. Two (2) current passport pictures of the account signatory.
  4. Valid Proof of Identification of the signatory (Ghanaian Passport, Driver’s license, Voter’s ID or Foreign passport if place of birth is Ghana or Residence or Work permit if nationality is Ghanaian)
  5. Proof of Foreign Address as stated in the forms. The Foreign address must be clearly stated on the preferred proof of address and written in English; Current utility bill not exceeding 3 months, Foreign Bank statement, Foreign driver’s license

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