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Withdrawal up to UGX15M at all Local and International Visa ATMs or UGX10M for Online and Point of sale purchases.

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Enjoy free seamless outward transfers done using online banking or SC mobile.

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Comes with a Visa Platinum (UGX / USD) Card with Visa secure feature and a host of other benefits.

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Go online, make transfers, pay bills, request statements or chequebook, activate, block, replace or reset debit card PIN.

Application Eligibility

  • Existing account holder
  • Age: 18 years and above

Documents Required

  • Original / copy of National ID
  • Selfie Photo
  • If US Person, upload W-8 BEN / W-9 BEN form
  • If US Green Card holder, upload W-9 BEN form

Application Eligibility

  • Existing account holder
  • Age: 18 years and above

Documents Required

  • Original / copy of Passport
  • Valid Work / Residence Permit
  • Address Proof (Utility Bill, Tenancy agreement, Employer Letter)
  • Selfie Photo
  • If US Person, upload W-8 BEN / W-9 BEN form
  • If US Green Card holder, upload W-9 BEN form

Eligible Diplomatic Missions

American Embassy , ARC- American Refugee Community ,USAID Uganda , British Council Uganda ,British High Commission ,Catholic Relief Services (CRS) , Consulate of Canada ,Delegation of European Union , Embassy of Ireland , Embassy of Sweden, Embassy of Federal Rep. of Germany , United Nations World Food Program , United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) , UN MONUSCO Uganda , United Nations Development Program, UN Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) , United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) , UN Food and Agriculture Organisation UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) , UNAIDS , United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) , UN Missions/UNOPS , UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) , UN ASST’CE Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMID) , United Nations Interim Security for ABYEI , UN MINUSCA ,UN Int. Security Force for ABYEI (UNISFA) , United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNOHCR) , UN Women , United Nations – MINURSO , UN Africa Institute for the Prevention of Crime & Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI) , World Health Organisation (WHO) , Norwegian Refugee Council , Oxfam , Royal Netherlands Embassy , Royal Norwegian Embassy , The World Bank , World Vision , Inter University Council of East Africa , East African Development Bank , International Organization for Migration (IOM) , UK Department of International Development (DFID) , Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) , International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) , Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)

Documents Required

Your e-mail address domain ( extension after “@” ) must match that provided by your employer to us.

This is an account that has been designed for the employees of the diplomatic agencies in Uganda. It is a current account (Product Code 010), offered in Uganda shillings (UGX) and United States Dollars (USD). It can be opened for individuals in the Personal and Priority Banking Segments

No. The only charges are a one-off card issuance/replacement fees as below;
– VISA Gold card – UG 15,000
– VISA Platinum card – UG 25,000
– VISA Infinite card (For Priority Segment) – UG 50,000
Otherwise, Zero Monthly Ledger Fees, Zero Transactional fees and No minimum balance Required
The Account Opening Balance of UG 100,000 or USD 100

This account is available to staff of select UN Agencies, Embassies and some Africa government parastatals operating in Uganda. For now, the list of Agencies that qualify are as below. Additional agencies will be advised in due course.
American Embassy , ARC- American Refugee Community ,USAID Uganda , British Council Uganda ,British High Commission ,Catholic Relief Services (CRS) , Consulate of Canada ,Delegation of European Union , Embassy of Ireland , Embassy of Sweden, Embassy of Federal Rep. of Germany , United Nations World Food Program , United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) , UN MONUSCO Uganda , United Nations Development Program, UN Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) , United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) , UN Food and Agriculture Organisation UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) , UNAIDS , United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) , UN Missions/UNOPS , UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) , UN ASST’CE Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMID) , United Nations Interim Security for ABYEI , UN MINUSCA ,UN Int. Security Force for ABYEI (UNISFA) , United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNOHCR) , UN Women , United Nations – MINURSO , UN Africa Institute for the Prevention of Crime & Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI) , World Health Organisation (WHO) , Norwegian Refugee Council , Oxfam , Royal Netherlands Embassy , Royal Norwegian Embassy , The World Bank , World Vision , Inter University Council of East Africa , East African Development Bank , International Organization for Migration (IOM) , UK Department of International Development (DFID) , Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) , International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) , Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)

Apart from the normal account opening requirements of Proof of name, nationality and date of birth: By either a national Identification for Uganda nationals or valid passport for non Ugandans, It is opened digitally and requires provision of one coloured passport photo (selfie) , Proof of residence: By either national ID or a recent telephone/water/electricity/DSTV bill, a letter of reference from one’s employer or tenancy agreement, and acknowledged Key Facts Document

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