Easy access to drafts and telegraphic transfers (for domiciliary accounts).
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The Current Account is a transactional account that allows individuals carry out your transactions efficiently.


  • Minimum opening balance – NGN 50,000
  • Standard Chartered Band branded cheque book
  • Monthly statement
  • Available in local and foreign currencies


  • SMS banking
  • Easy access to drafts and telegraphic transfers (for domiciliary accounts)
  • Access to internet banking facility



    Documents Required
    • 2 suitable references
    • 2 Passport photographs
    • Identification – Valid International passport, Drivers license, National Identity card or Voter's card
    • Address verification of residential address for authorized signatories: Current Utility bill (not more than 3 months old) or documented staff visit or signed tenancy agreement
    • Note: All original copies of the required documents to be sighted by an officer of SCB and the photocopies must be clear.
  • Additional Requirements for Joint / Trust / Estate / Expatriate Account

    • Power of Attorney (if applicable)
    • Letters of Probate (if applicable)
    • Copy of Residence Permit / Work Permit for non-Nigerians

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(when dialling from overseas)

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