The Standard Current Account is a non-interest bearing chequing account in Ghanaian cedis which offers you complete solutions for your day-to-day banking.
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  • Debit Card

    This will allow you to access cash at ATMs globally, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also use it to pay for goods and services instead of using cash anywhere in the world where Visa Cards are accepted.

  • Cheque Book

    Make payments and manage your finances with a convenient cheque book.

  • Free eStatements

    You receive free eStatements daily, weekly or monthly depending on your preference.

  • Mobile and Online Banking

    You can enjoy the most convenient way to check balances, transfer funds and pay bills. You can also do telegraphic transfers, request for a cheque book, order for a full statement and check the forex rates through online banking.


Peace of mind comes from knowing your Bank is convenient and easy to access. This account is a non-interest bearing chequing account in Ghanaian cedis which offers you complete solutions for your day-to-day banking.

Standard Current Account offers you the following:

  • Get a cheque book that makes it convenient to make payments, withdraw cash, deposit cheques.
  • Fixed monthly COT - refer to Tariff Guide
  • Eligibility for a Cash Secured Overdraft subject to meeting qualification criteria.
  • Enjoy a wide range of VISA Card Products [Gold, Platinum or Infinite].
  • 24 hour access to your account through nationwide ATMs.
  • 24/7 access to account information through Mobile Banking.
  • Free eStatements, Online Banking and E-Alerts on your account.
  • Minimum amount to open account-GHS100.
  • Enjoy free ATM withdrawals on all SCB Ghana ATMs.

How to Apply

Documents Required

Minimum opening requirements for individual Current Accounts

  • One passport size photograph.
  • Original / copy of National ID or valid passport
  • Proof of residence; either utility bill / tenancy agreement

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