Barclays Bank of Ghana

Country Overview

Who we are:

A leading financial services provider with over 97 years of banking in Ghana and a well established local presence. Barclays Ghana is a member of the Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL), which is majority-owned by Barclays Bank PLC. Barclays Africa Group Limited is one of Africa’s major financial services institutions offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate & Investment banking and wealth management products and services as well as bancassurance.

We combine our global expertise and product knowledge with the rich experience and appreciation of the local environment to bring the best of banking to our people like no other.

Our Channels

Barclays has 75 service outlets nationwide: 57 branches, 3 Agencies, 10 Prestige Centres and 2 Premier Suites. Barclays Ghana also has over 155 ATMs spread across the country.
In addition to these, there is an array of free e-banking solutions (Internet Banking, Hello Money - Mobile Banking, Smartphone Banking, SMS Alerts and e-Statements) which customers can access any time of the day.

What we offer

Corporate & Treasury products are targeted particularly at business and corporate clients, while we extend Business Banking products and services to Small & Medium Scale Enterprises and indigenous businesses.
The Retail function has a three-tier personal banking proposition (Personal, Prestige & Premier) for individual customers. All Retail customers enjoy free access to our range of e-banking solutions.
Corporate clients can also use the Barclays Integrator (our online banking application for corporate customers) to manage their corporate transactions from wherever they are.

Prestige (highlights of additional services)

  • Extended banking hours including weekends
  • Priority counter services in all our branches
  • Access to Prestige Centres across Africa
  • Worldmiles on visa cards

Recent Innovations

CashSend - A new and convenient money transfer service, which allows customers to send or receive cash at any Barclays ATM within Ghana. The receiver need not   be a customer nor have an account with the bank.

Cash-accepting ATMs - Our Intelligent ATMs allow customers to make deposits anytime of the day at their convenience.

Credit Life - Barclays offers free Credit life by paying for the cost of insurance on unsecured loans. Now loan repayments are lower each month while customers still enjoy the benefits of insurance.

Ping It - It is a smart, convenient, hassle-free and secure banking solution to receiving remittances from the UK.

Negotiable Certificate of Deposit (NCD) - An exciting new fixed interest investment instrument and the first in Ghana’s financial market. NCD buyers can invest for      91 days, 182 days, 270 days or 365 days and earn higher interest than what they would earn on existing government instruments of equivalent tenors.

Risk Management Solutions - Designed to help clients reduce or eliminate their risks in the areas of foreign exchange, interest rate and commodity prices. Options, Swaps and Forward contracts have been introduced.

Barclays e-Banking Services – Easy ways of Banking

Barclays offers you a whole range of options that will enable you to enjoy banking services wherever and whenever you need to. With just your mobile phone, laptop, tablet or PC, you can access your accounts and transact anytime, using Internet Banking, Hello Money - Mobile Banking, Smartphone Banking, SMS Alerts and e-Statements.
Barclays e-banking platforms are secure, fast, convenient and reliable, so you can do your banking when it suits you - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The e-banking services are free.

Supporting our communities & economy

Barclays continues to support the development and growth of the local economy, through cocoa syndication and financing. Barclays was also one of the lead managers for Ghana’s second Eurobond, which was issued in July 2013, to raise US$1 billion for the government of Ghana.

Barclays is committed to investing its resources, including employee time and expertise in community programmes to enhance the employability, enterprise and financial literacy skills of the youth – the next generation.