No matter how far away you are from Nigeria, it is always easy to stay connected to home with our Diaspora Current Account


Current Account

A current account for individuals living outside Nigeria. 


  • N10, 000 minimum opening balance
  • Zero minimum daily balance
  • Allows lodgment of cheques and dividend warrants
  • N1/mille maintenance fee
  • Visa Debit Card issuance
  • Third party transactions allowed
  • Cheque book issuance
  • Mobile and Internet Banking available
  • Free inward remittances and monthly E-statements

Account Opening Requirements

  • Proof of Identity: A notarized/sighted copy of any one (1) of the following Identification:
    - A valid Nigerian passport.
    - A valid International/foreign passport – supported by  proof of Nigerian origin (Birth certificate, expired/valid Nigerian passport or  driver’s license, etc).
    - A valid Nigerian driver’s license.
  • Passport Photographs:
    Current Accounts – 2 copies.
  • Proof of Residential Address: A notarized/sighted copy of any one (1) of the following:
    - Duly filled Banker's Confirmation.
    - Copy of utility bill issued within the last three  months showing the same address as supplied.
    - Bank/Credit statement issued within the last three  months showing customer address.
  • References: Two acceptable references using either of the following options:
    Option 1:
    - An  independent reference letter obtained from current bankers (foreign).
    - A  signed reference form by an Attestor of Nigerian origin who maintains a current  account with a Nigerian Bank.
    Option 2:
    - Two  signed reference forms by Attestors of Nigerian origin who maintain a current  account with a Nigerian Bank.
  • Indemnity: Duly executed indemnity form (for Email, Fax and Scanned Copy)
  • For Joint accounts: A notarized copy of marriage certificate is also required along with all other necessary documents as stated above.

*** Please note that W-9 FATCA form and indemnity FATCA are only required for customers residing in the USA.