Evergreen Account - Frequently Asked Questions

The Evergreen Account is a hybrid current account with interest earning benefits. It also offers convenience and cost savings to the elderly. The product is targeted at Senior Citizens between the age of 60 and above. Most of them are pensioners.
All Seniors age 60 and above living legitimately in Nigeria are eligible to open the account.
The following documents are required to open an Evergreen  account:
  • Duly Completed account opening form
  • One (1) passport photograph of the account holder
  • Valid means of identification
  • One (1) reference form
  • Documentary evidence of address
  • Residence permits (where applicable)
The below stated electronic channels are available to the Evergreen Account customer:
  • Card services:
    • Visa Card and Master Card
    • With the Access Bank Visa card the Evergreen Account customer enjoys:
    • Accessibility – The customer enjoys 24 hours 7days access to funds from over from about 2.2 million ATMs worldwide
    • Global acceptance - Can be used to pay for goods and services in about 35 million locations worldwide (hotels, supermarkets, petrol stations, etc) in 210 countries and across other channels such as the Internet
    • Safety – the card  uses  Chip & PIN technology to safeguard against unauthorized transactions
  • Internet Banking:The Evergreen customer with an Internet Banking password can do the following via the Access Bank Internet Banking platform
    • View real time account balances and track up-to-the minute transactions on their accounts
    • Set up a standing order instruction to transfer funds to other accounts within Access Bank and other Banks in Nigeria (Direct debit).
    • Transfer funds to beneficiaries with Access Bank accounts or accounts in other banks via NEFT
    • Confirm cheques online and such confirmations are automatically registered on the Banking Application
    • Request for cheque books
    • Print Statement of account in PDF format or export to MS Excel format
    • PIN change: Users can change their login PIN (password) at any time
No, the Evergreen Account is offered only to individuals and not to businesses. However, the customer will be referred to the Business Banking Team.
Evergreen account opening documentation should be submitted through the following means:
  • Prospective customers can visit any Access Bank Branch to submit the account opening packages
  • Scanned copies to be sent via email to  sandip@accessbankplc.com
Yes, using our electronic banking platform: Internet banking with the aid of the secure Token device, the Evergreen Account customer can transfer money to:
  • Beneficiaries who have Access Bank accounts
  • Beneficiaries who have accounts with other Banks.
Yes, local cheques and dividend warrants can be lodged into the customer’s Evergreen account through any of the Bank’s branches in Nigeria.
Yes, an Evergreen  customer can transfer a fixed amount of money regularly to beneficiaries in Nigeria by setting up a standing order instruction (Direct debit) on Internet banking to the following:
  • Beneficiaries with Access Bank account
  • Beneficiaries with accounts in other banks in Nigeria
All Nigerians residing legitimately who are 60 years and above
There are no monthly maintenance charges on the Evergreen Accounts
The minimum opening balance for the account is Zero