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  • Consolidated statement for easy account balancing
  • Overdraft facility of up to 90% of your deposit
  • Available in over 8 currencies including USD, GBP, AUD, NZD, EUR, CAD, HKD, and CNH
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Requirements & Key Charges

Initial Deposit Varies, Depending on the Currencies
USD 5,000
GBP 5,000
AUD 5,000
CAD 25,000
EUR 5,000
HKD 25,000
NZD 5,000
CHF 25,000
CNH (Renminbi Offshore) 25,000
Key Charges

Premature uplift handling fee of USD25 and penalty charges apply.


    • Nationality: Singapore citizen / Singapore permanent resident / foreigner
    • Age requirement: Minimum 18 years old
    • Open and/or maintain a new/existing Standard Chartered Current/Cheque/Savings Account  (subject to applicable fees and charges, such as fall-below fees and/or account maintenance fees).
  •     Documents Required
    • For Singapore citizens and permanent residents:
      • NRIC (front and back)
    • Mandatory supporting documents for foreigners:
      • Passport
      • Employment Pass
      • Any of the following documents:
        • Last 3 months' utility bill
        • Last 3 months' bank statement
        • Letter from the human resource department of current employer stating address
        • Government-issued documents stating address (e.g. IRAS, CPF, ICA)
        • Telecommunications bill
        • Tenancy agreement
      • Income documents:
        • Salaried employee: current or previous month's computerised payslip from current employer (handwritten copies are not acceptable); OR latest Income Tax Notice of Assessment (if this document is faxed, please fax from the bottom end first)

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