Languages › Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary: Banking Useful Mandarin Terms for All Your Banking Needs Share Flipboard Email Print Mandarin Vocabulary Mandarin History and Culture Pronunciation Understanding Chinese Characters By Qiu Gui Su Chinese Language Expert Qiu Gui Su is a native Mandarin speaker who has taught Mandarin Chinese for over 20 years. our editorial process Qiu Gui Su Updated January 29, 2019 You may need to do some banking when visiting a Mandarin-speaking country, no matter whether you are traveling for pleasure or for business. For instance, you may need to exchange money, withdraw funds, or even open an account. Banks in larger cities may have English-speaking staff, but don't count on it. This list of common banking terms will help. Click on the links in the Pinyin column to hear the audio. Practical Tips You can always bring a Mandarin-speaking friend or colleague to act as translator. For many transactions, you will need to present some identification. Always bring your passport (護照 / 护照, hù zhào) or ID card (身份證 / 身份证, shēn fèn zhèng) to the bank. Vocabulary List Vocabulary Pin Yin Traditional Simplified bank yín háng 銀行 " counter guì tái 櫃檯 柜台 window chuāng kǒu 窗口 " teller chū nà yuán 出納員 出纳员 manager jīng lǐ 經理 经理 account zhàng hù 帳戶 帐户 open an account kāi hù 開戶 开户 deposit (into an account) cún kuǎn 存款 " withdraw money tí kuǎn 提款 " cash a check duì xiàn 兌現 兑现 exchange money huàn qián 換錢 换钱 exchange rate huì lǜ 匯率 汇率 cash xiàn jīn 現金 现金 check zhī piào 支票 " cashier’s check duì huàn zhī piào 兌換支票 兑换支票 traveler’s check lǚ xíng zhī piào 旅行支票 " credit card xìn yòng kǎ 信用卡 " passport hù zhào 護照 护照 ID card shēn fèn zhèng 身份證 身份证 visa qiān zhèng 簽證 签证 What Hotel Vocabulary in Mandarin Chinese Do You Need to Know? Learn Mandarin Chinese Travel Vocabulary Here's How to Order Classic Dishes in China Learning How to Order Beverages in Mandarin Chinese Learning Mandarin Chinese "Love" Vocabulary Step-by-Step Guide to Learning Chinese Is It Better to Learn Mandarin or Cantonese? Chinese Vocabulary: Restaurant Dining Giving Directions in Chinese How Do You Use Mandarin Numbers? Common Animals - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary Chinese Names—Choosing a Good Mandarin Name Chinese Vocabulary: Medical Terms Expressing Timeframes Through Verb Tenses in Chinese Professions - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary Did You Know You Can Learn Mandarin Chinese with Pinyin Romanization?