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Skipton International Savings

About our Offshore Savings Accounts

Skipton offers some of the best offshore savings account interest rates and is committed to providing personal service - a winning combination when depositing money in an offshore savings account. Our service has been independently recognised by Feefo, winning their Platinum Trusted Service Award for consistently high scoring customer feedback.

Can Skipton offer the best interest rates?

Skipton generally offers a range of some of the best offshore savings account interest rates in sterling, including Notice and Easy Access, plus occasional offshore Fixed rate accounts. Our longer term fixed rate offshore savings accounts sometimes offer monthly and annual interest options. Whether you are using your savings to provide an income, or saving a future nest egg, Skipton could have an offshore account to suit you.

Why choose Skipton for your offshore savings account

Being a small bank without an extensive branch network allows Skipton to keep costs down and pass the benefits to customers. We often offer some of the best offshore accounts interest rates, so it is a good idea to bookmark this page for the future, even if you do not apply for one of our offshore savings accounts today.

Skipton serves Channel Islanders, UK Expatriates and citizens of other countries around the world. We meet the offshore bank account needs of British Expatriates and other nationalities resident in over 100 countries. We know the difficulties expatriates and foreign nationals face in obtaining UK banking services, so our offshore savings account opening process is designed to be as straightforward as possible, particularly for Expat Savings, and should you need support or advice at any stage one of our friendly customer services team will be pleased to help. 

How to apply for an offshore savings account

If any of Skipton's offshore savings accounts are of interest please check out our handy Application Guide which explains the application process, click on the offshore savings account of interest and complete the Application Form.

Before applying for an offshore savings account please make sure that you are not a citizen or resident of one of the countries we do not support

Please note withdrawals from Skipton International savings accounts can only be made to bank accounts in the name(s) of the Account Holder(s). Third Party payments are not permitted.

We understand that many may struggle to send original or certified proof of identification/proof of address documentation using the postal service. In order to assist with this issue, Skipton have developed an alternative process for submitting an application and obtaining the required documentation from customers using email and video calling software. Video Verification is a quick and convenient method that allows our team to verify your identity online - making it easier than ever before to save with Skipton! More information on the process can be found here. 


Based in Guernsey, one of the world's most reputable and well established financial centres, Skipton International is supervised by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission & is a participant in the Guernsey Banking Deposit Compensation Scheme.

Stuck with the lingo?  Why not view our Offshore Savings Account Glossary