Select Account


We have now moved our ‘Premier Life’ proposition to ‘Select’ with more added benefits. The Select account comes to you with a new way of banking and new experiences. You will continue to enjoy the benefits you received from Premier Life and you will also get:

- Cash back on all spends on your birthday1
- Free popcorn and soft drinks with every movie ticket2
- Emergency card and cash services when travelling abroad3
- Free golf in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and many more4

Click here to find more about the Select account.

Apply now



Call - 800 428 6080 within the UAE or +971 4 429 6902 outside the UAE

SMS - SELECT to 3652

Visit us - Barclays Branches




1Cash back will be up to 5% of your total retail spends on your birthday or AED 200 whichever is lower. Barclays Bank will use the birth-date as registered in our records to process the cash back.
2This is a limited period offer and is available on purchase of movie tickets from VOX cinemas using your Select account Debit card. You will be entitled to this benefits up to four times a month.
3Emergency services will be provided within 48 hours on your Select Debit card only.
4You can enjoy up to a maximum of one round of golf per month for free. This can be booked through any one of the golf courses we have partnered with. 




  • I received an email/ letter from Barclays informing me about the new Select Account? What happens to my Premier Life account?
    Yes, we have improved our proposition and added more benefits. The new proposition is now called Select account instead of Premier Life.
  • And why have you done that?
    This change is a result of our efforts to improve your banking experience with Barclays and provides you with access to better benefits.
  • Does that mean my account number and other details change?
    No, all the details including your account number(s) remain unchanged.
  • Will my debit card change?
    No, you will continue to use your existing debit card until renewal and/or replacement.
  • Can I continue to use my current cheque book?
    Yes, you can continue to use your current cheque book.
  • Are there any new charges associated with this change?
    The same schedule of charges applies to the Select account. You can view the same by clicking below PDF
  • Are there any changes to the features of the account?
    Yes, with your Select account, you will enjoy additional benefits such as:
    - Cash back on all birthday spends
    - Free popcorn and soft drinks with every movie ticket at VOX cinemas
    - Emergency card and cash services when travelling abroad
    - Free golf in Dubai and Abudhabi
    - And many more

  • Where can I get information on these benefits?
    You can click here to view the details of the new Select account.

  • Who can I contact for queries related to my account?
    As a Select customer, our Phone Banking Advisors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer your queries and requests. You can call on 800 428 6080 within the UAE or +971 4 4286080 outside the UAE.
  • Do I have a Relationship Manager?
    As a valued Select customer, you have access to a team of Service Managers who will assist you with your financial needs and provide you with key information regarding our products and services.