What kind of benefits can I get from a Savings account?

  • Access to Visa International Gold and Infinite cards.
  • Access to Loans (subject to credit approval)
  • Mobile Banking - enjoy the most convenient way to check balances, transfer funds and pay bills.
  • Account Opening

    Open a Standard Chartered bank account in just 48-72Hours

  • Free eStatements

    Free e-Statements - daily, weekly or monthly (depending on your preference)


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Opening Requirements

Minimum opening requirements for individual Savings 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.


Please note that this hyperlink will bring to you to another website on the Internet, which is operated by InTouch, an independent company appointed by the Bank to support its Speaking Up programme. Please be mindful that when you click on the link and open a new window in your browser, you will be subject to the additional terms of use of the website that you are going to visit.