Savings Account

The Standard Chartered Bank Savings Account provides you with a flexible alternative to save, transact and achieve your financial goals.


  • Access to International Visa Card (Infinite/Gold) to access cash on ATMs & POS locally and internationally.
  • Option to get a cheque book.
  • Convenience of not carrying cash.
  • Access to loans (subject to meeting minimum requirements)
  • Cheque Book

    50-leaf pocket size cheque book. (Optional)

  • Standing Instructions & Debit Orders

    Automatic payments made by the bank for a stated amount on a fixed date and period as instructed by the customer. Beneficiaries can be customers of other financial institutions.

  • Visa International Debit Cards

    VISA branded plastic cards used to withdraw money from ATMs. Effect payments to selected merchants through VISA POS. Cash withdrawal on ATMs & POS. Choice of Gold or Infinite Card (features explained under cards)

  • Stop Payments

    Available upon written instructions to the bank by the customer.

  • E-Statements

    The statement is produced monthly and emailed to the customer for free. Historical statements are also available on request for a fee. (Refer to BUSINESS CONDITIONS). Copies of paid cheques and credit vouchers are available on request for a fee (Refer to BUSINESS CONDITIONS).

  • Joint Accounts

    For married couples, with legal marriage certificates.

  • Funds Transfers

    Permitted for the credit of accounts within Standard Chartered Bank. Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) available for interbank transactions.


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Opening Requirements

Minimum opening requirements for individual Current Accounts

  • One colour passport size photograph
  • Original / copy of National ID (metal/plastic), driver's licence or valid passport
  • Proof of residential address in the form of ZESA/Water/Tel One bill within 3 months in one's own name or
  1. if it is landlord/tenant relationship, a lease agreement together with utility bill/affidavit from landlord authenticated by a commissioner of oaths who is a lawyer, showing the lawyer's physical address and contact numbers plus landlord ID.
  2. husband/wife relationship, a marriage certificate plus utility bill
  3. if it is child/parent relationship, a long birth certificate plus utility bill
  4. letter from employer confirming residential address on company letterhead
  5. Letters from schools, chiefs or headmen
  6. Referral letters from Senior Bank Officials
  • A minimum opening balance is required
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Speaking Up

Standard Chartered Bank (the “Bank”) is committed to maintaining a culture of the highest ethics and integrity, and in compliance with all applicable law, regulation and internal policy. As part of this commitment, the Bank has a ‘Speaking Up’ programme through which genuine concerns in this regard can be raised. Members of the public can securely raise Speaking Up concerns through this hyperlink, which is hosted on behalf of the Bank by a third party ‘InTouch’. Examples of concerns that can be raised through this website are concerns that relate to accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters and concerns relating to bribery or banking and financial crime. Concerns received will be forwarded to the Bank’s investigations team for review. Complaints relating to SCB banking services should not be raised through this site in the first instance, but through the SCB branch network, contact centres, Relationship Managers or the ‘Contact Us’ webpage.


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