Bank guarantee

Guarantee performance and payment

Does your business partner want collateral or perhaps you want to protect yourself against claims? With a bank guarantee, you can cover your performance and payment obligations.

The bank guarantee at a glance

Business advantage

Proof of your creditworthiness and ability to deliver, which is a good argument in negotiations

In Switzerland and worldwide

For commercial trading in Switzerland and around the world


Guaranteed coverage by the bank

  • The bank undertakes to pay a specified amount to the beneficiary if the contracting partner does not deliver an agreed service or payment.
  • UBS's strength as a guarantee bank makes you a welcome business partner.
  • For example, it's ideal for bids, signing contracts, advance payments and upon delivery.

Which bank guarantee is right for you?

Bank guarantees in a nutshell

    Advice for your international business

    • Comprehensive advice from experienced corporate client advisors and product specialists
    • Digital solutions tailored to corporate clients
    • Access and assistance from our global network of experts

    Our experts are here for you – we look forward to speaking with you.

    Manage all of your trade financing in E-Banking

    With UBS Digital Trade Finance, you can open and edit documentary credits, documentary collections and bank guarantees easily via E-Banking.

    Sample texts for downloading

    Download sample texts for guarantees here.