Enjoy secured int’l fund transfers through ‘Student File’. Let us handle your banking while you pursue your ambition
Easy & secured remittances for education & living expenses abroad
One-stop account opening & Student File set-up, by a team of experts
Get the “Right Start” with products for your education expense abroad
Endorse travel limit & enjoy the easy payment of having a supplementary Credit Card even when you are studying abroad.
Avail our loan facilities – assessed on income in Bangladesh.
Enjoy special discount on Fees & Charges if you are a Priority Client.
Even while you are abroad, you can continue banking in Bangladesh through our Swadeshi Banking propositions.
Student File can be opened for the below mentioned courses:
*for courses other than listed above prior Bangladesh bank approval is required
Required documents for opening student File:
Student File is a mechanism though which Bangladeshi citizens can convert their BDT to meet their Educational expenses for studies abroad.
If you (or your family member) are planning to undertake education abroad, you can use our “Student File” proposition to ensure smooth transfer of educational & living expenses from your funds in Bangladesh. You should start processing your Student File as soon as you get the offer letter from your educational institution.
Please refer to our ‘Eligibility list’ above.
Please refer to our ‘Documentation list’ above.
Students can continue to send outward remittances uptil the end of the course. However, a Student File has to be renewed every year, since the date of Student File opening.
No. An individual may open and maintain only one Student File at a given time for completing any course/degree. A student may opt to transfer Student File from one bank to another, subject to clearance from existing Bank.
Funds remitted through a Student File can only be sent to the designated Educational institution or to the student’s own account opened in the foreign country for living expenses.
The annual fee of opening/renewing Student file is specified in our schedule of charges. As of Sept 2021, the rates are:
The remittance fee applicable for processing outward remittances is specified in our Schedule of Charges (SOC). As of Sept 2021, the rates are:
We have Personal Loans facility that are assessed based on income in Bangladesh. Typically, the sponsor/guardian who resides in Bangladesh, and has an active income status are eligible for Personal Loans.
As per current Bangladesh Bank regulations, Credit Cards cannot be issued to non-residents (or students going abroad). However, you may avail a supplementary Credit card, issued to your sponsor/guardian. This supplementary card may be loaded with your Travel Quota (on a yearly basis), for your FCY expenses abroad.
Typically, Funds remitted through a Student File can only be sent to the educational institution for tuition fees/living expenses and only to student’s own account for living expenses.
As per current Central Bank regulations, Taka accounts of non-residents are subject to certain restrictions (please refer to our Swadeshi Banking page). For ease of transactions, we advise our clients to open a Joint account with a Bangladeshi resident, for tagging the Student File.
Yes, it is mandatory for either Student and/or Sponsor to have an active account with Standard Chartered Bank, Bangladesh.
You can visit our dedicated Student Care Centres in Gulshan and Dhanmondi Branch. Alternatively, you can reach out to your RM, or any of our Student File Officers. Please write to StudentFile.BD@sc.com for any queries.
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