When you own a Premier bank account we make sure to give you all the recognition and VIP treatment you deserve. It's a personalised banking experience that’s pure class. Our exclusive service, world-class solutions and rewards, are all designed to complement every aspect of your life. Our global presence is second to none which means wherever you are, you bank in a league of your own.

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Concierge service

Be treated to five-star service when travelling to South Africa when you make use of the VIP Travel and Concierge Service.

Unique solutions to exclusive products
Unique solutions

From dedicated relationship managers to exclusive products and services, we tailor our world to fit in with yours.

World-class global recognition
World-class rewards

Get global recognition at over 850 airport VIP lounges in over 400 countries with our Worldmiles rewards programme.

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VIP protection

As a high profile client we are committed to looking after more than just your finances. We also offer elite insurance solutions to provide you with extra peace of mind.  

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Twin Plus Account

Let your money work as hard as you do. Enjoy the benefits of free packaged insurance and monthly rewards with the Twin Plus account.  

More than a bank account

Premier accounts for everyday banking

It’s not just about providing you with expert advice and world-class treatment,
or making sure you get preferential rates and rewards either; that’s guaranteed.
It’s more about openness, reliability, more attention to fine detail and time-honoured principles such as our word is our bond. Ultimately, it’s about knowing with Premier Banking you get much more than just a great bank account.

Our Premier Banking Accounts

Premier Current Account
Premier Banking Account

Enjoy the convenience of a Premier Banking Current Account for your everyday banking transactions.


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Foreign Currency Account

Get a free Foreign Currency Account and enjoy the most competitive foreign exchange rates in the market. We can also convert your money to any foreign exchange currency you want at preferential and negotiated rates.


Junior Eagle Account
Junior Eagle Account

For persons below the age of 18, this is the perfect account to teach them the value of saving early on.


Target Save Account

A long-term savings account that comes with cover that pays savings to you or your loved ones in case of death or disability, all at a rate of 7% per annum.


Honest communication

Make the impossible possible

It’s about providing you with more options, greater possibilities, and timeous solutions. Whether your need is long-term or short-term, your Relationship Manager can advise which lending solution is best suited to your needs.

Premier Banking credit and loans

Platinum Credit Card
Platinum Credit Card

Enjoy exclusive access to the Worldmiles rewards programme and a VIP Priority Pass to 850 airport lounges in over 400 cities worldwide.

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Premier Home loan
Home loans

A Premier Home loan gives you the flexibility to borrow long term against your property or acquire a new property. Our home loans are available in USD or KES.

Premier Secured Loans
Secured loans

Our Premier Secured Loans allows you a repayment period of up to six years at preferential interest rates.

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Unsecured loans

We offer you unsecured loans with limits up to KES6m and at preferential rates too.

The relationship is the business

We recognise your need for safety and protection

Premier Banking is a holistic banking approach where we cater for all your needs. Making you feel safe and that you are in good hands is all part of what we do, not only when providing you with financial expertise. Our various insurance protection plans will give you added peace of mind.

Premier Banking Protection Plans

Cardholder protection

Should you ever be robbed at an ATM in Kenya, we’ll reimburse you. You are also covered for unauthorised charges due to loss or theft. KES50,000 per incident, limited to two incidents per year, with an excess of KES5,000 per incident.

Personal liability insurance

Cover for accidental bodily injuries or death caused to third parties, and/or loss of or damage to third party property including legal expenses.
Cover is provided for up to KES2m for any event or serious of events.

Personal accident cover

In the event of death, a lump sum is payable to the next of kin. If it’s a case of permanent disability, a scale benefit is paid to the account holder. The total benefit is up to KES200,000 in both instances.

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Excess protector insurance

This cover indemnifies you against excess paid or payable following a claim for loss or damage under your motor insurance. The total benefit is

Funeral cover

A lump sum amount is payable to the next of kin within 48hrs of notification of the account holder’s death. The total benefit is up to KES75,000.

Clubman/Sportsman insurance

Get a total benefit of up to KES200,000 for loss or damage of sports equipment and personal effects.

The relationship is the business

The relationship is the business

Everything about Premier Banking Services revolves around you. It’s never just business, always personal. We focus on getting to know you and learning exactly what you need. And, whatever your need might be, we guarantee we have a solution that will address it exactly the way you expect.

Premier Banking Services

Your relationship manager

All our relationship managers possess world-class training. As your financial consultant you can rely on them for the best advice.

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Premier priority

From Cape to Cairo, use any Premier facility for your meetings or as venue to discuss business. You can also expect a much faster and more efficient banking service so you can get back quicker to your day.

Mobile banking

Barclays is one the most digitally savvy banks if not the best of them all. Complete payments, do transfers or check your statements from any mobile device.

Online banking

Your address book and diary is already in the palm of your hand, your bank account should be too. Control your money from anywhere in the world with the best online banking security.

On call

If you need help with anything simply phone us. You are now part of an elite club and we are here to help you in any way we can.

Online statements

Make your life easier. Register for online banking and have all your statements delivered to you online.


The difference between flying and being a high-flyer

Concierge Service

To be part of our ‘Members only’ club is to be lavished with the recognition you deserve. Which is why we offer you our Concierge service. Just one phone call and all of your travel arrangements are made. Leaving you to focus on the business that really counts.

Travel arrangements Dining
Accommodation Shopping
Flights Cultural experiences
Car hire Game viewing and safaris
Airport transfers Arts and recreation
Access to concierge service Sporting events

Joining our Premier Banking club, you can't go wrong.

Exclusive membership

When you sign up for Barclays Premier Banking you receive exclusive membership to one of the oldest financial institutions in the world. You become part of a legacy with over 300 years of banking expertise. Which means, when it comes to you and your financial well-being, we can offer you something most banks can't - stability that comes from having stood the test of time. Our networks are extensive and we can assist you in more than 50 countries, 13 of which are African. Simply put, as a valuable customer with specific needs, joining our exclusive club, you can't go wrong.

How to join our club

Let’s set you up with a meeting

Your personal manager will meet with you, answering any questions you have

Once you’ve switched, your Premier Account will be up and running in no time

For your peace of mind, every new member needs to verify his or her identity.

Please bring the following documents when you visit your Premier Banking branch:
  • National ID card or passport (non-Kenyan)
  • Two passport photos (Non-Barclays accountholders)
Opening requirements
  • Build your balance to  KES7m and above
  • Home loan of minimum – KES2m
  • Minimum salary entry – KES300,000

 Terms of use

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Tel: +254 (20) 3900444
Cell: +254 (732) 130444



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