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Individual Account Types

Savings Accounts

Individual Current Accounts
Zeca Account
Estate Accounts
ZISA Accounts
EazySave Classic Accounts
EazySave Premium Accounts
 

Corporate Current Account Types

Limited Liability Company Accounts

Sole Proprietorship Account

Partnership Account
Clubs, Societies, Associations
Parastatal /Government Agencies
Non Governmental Organisations
Embassies And High Commissions
Church Account
Trust Fund
 
 

Savings Accounts

Requirements
Account Opening Form duly completed
Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
Two (2) independent and satisfactory references (for cheque - in accounts only)
Two (2) recent and clear passport size photographs of each signatory
Form of Identification
Resident permits where applicable
Public Utility Receipt (original sighted)
Visitation Report (Residence)
Risk Assessment Form
Additional KYC
Mandatory Initial Deposit
   
   

Individual Current Accounts

Requirements
bullet Account Opening Form duly completed
bullet Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
bullet Two (2) independent and satisfactory References
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Two (2) recent and clear passport size photographs of each signatory
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Form of Identification
bullet Resident permits where applicable
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Public Utility Receipt-(original sighted)
bullet Visitation Report (Residence)
bullet Risk Assessment Form
bullet Additional KYC
bullet Mandatory Initial Deposit
   
   
 
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Zenith Children's Account (ZECA)
Zenith Children's Account is a special deposit product geared towards your children's/wards' education and future. ZECA is more than a regular savings account. It offers a lot of benefits for both parents and account holders.
Requirements
Account Opening Form duly completed
Form of Identification for parent or guardian(s)
Birth certificate for each child
Two (2) Passport photographs for the guardian and each child
Public Utility Receipt (original sighted)
If more than one signatory include personal information for the second signatory
Initial deposit is ten thousand Naira for existing customers and twenty five thousand Naira for new.
 
 
 
Estate Accounts
Requirements
Certified True Copy of Letters of Administration or Probate.
Bank Certificate
Copy of Death Certificate (originals to be sighted)
Signatories to the account must be the appointed administrators.
Form of ID for each administrator.
Other individual account requirements.
Resolution signed by all administrators.
 
 
 
ZISA Accounts
Requirements
Valid school ID.
Account Opening deposit is N1,000 only
 
 
 
EazySave Classic Accounts
Requirements
Passport photograph.
Completion of the account opening form
 
 
 
EazySave Premium Accounts
Requirements
Passport photograph.
Completion of the account opening form
Form of Valid ID allowed by the bank's policy
Physical visitation required for verification of information provided
 
 
 
Corporate Current Account [for Limited Liability (Ltd) and Public Liability Companies (PLCs)]
Requirements
bullet Duly filled and signed Account Opening Form
bullet Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
bullet Two (2) Independent and satisfactory references (completed by another Limited Liability Company or higher.
bullet Two (2) recent and clear passport-size photographs for each signatory to the account
bullet Certificate of Incorporation – (Originals to be sighted)
bullet Particulars of Directors - Form CO7 (Certified True Copy by the Registrar of Companies and originals to be sighted)
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Memorandum and Articles of Association (Certified True Copy by the Registrar of Companies/Director of Company).
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Board Resolution (Signed and Sealed)
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Identification of Signatories (International Passport, Drivers License, Voters Card or National ID Card)
bullet Resident Permit (Where the signatory is an expatriate)
bullet Public Utility Receipt
bullet Form CO2 and CAC 2.1 (originals to be sighted)
bullet Visitation Form (Residential and Official)
bullet Letter of Set-Off (Signed and Sealed)
bullet Mandatory Initial Deposit
bullet Risk Assessment Form
bullet Additional KYC Form
   
 
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Sole Proprietorship / Enterprise Account
Requirements
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Duly filled and signed Account Opening Form
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Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
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Two (2) independent and satisfactory corporate references
bullet Two (2) recent and clear passport photographs and form of ID of Signatories
bullet Certificate of Registration (originals to be sighted)
bullet Form of Application for Registration (Certified as True Copy by CAC and originals to be sighted)
bullet Photocopy of Public Utility Receipt (original sighted)
bullet Mandatory Initial Deposit
bullet Visitation Report (Residential and Official)
bullet Risk assessment Form
bullet Additional KYC Form
 
 
 
 
 
Partnership Accounts
Requirements
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Duly completed Account Opening Form
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Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
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Two (2) independent and satisfactory corporate references
bullet Form of Identification (for each signatory)
bullet Resident permits where applicable
bullet Certificate of Registration (Originals to be sighted)
bullet Form of Application for Registration, C.T.C (originals to be sighted)
bullet Partnership Agreement – signed by all partners
bullet Public Utility Receipt-original sighted
bullet Visitation Report (Resident and Official)
bullet Risk Assessment Form
bullet Additional KYC Form
bullet Mandatory Initial Deposit
 
 
Clubs, Societies, Associations
Requirements
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Account Opening Form duly completed
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Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
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Two (2) independent and satisfactory corporate references
bullet Two (2) recent and clear passport size photographs for each signatory
bullet Resolution / letter signed by the President/Chairman and Secretary introducing signatories to the account and stating the mandate
bullet Copy of Rules/Constitution
bullet Public Utility Receipt-(original sighted)
bullet Form of Identification for each signatory
bullet Visitation (residential and official)
bullet Risk Assessment Form
bullet Additional KYC Form
bullet Initial deposit
   
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Parastatal /Government Agencies
Requirements
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Account Opening Form duly completed by appropriate authority e.g. Permanent Secretary/Chief Executive of the Ministry, Agency or Parastatal.
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Two specimen signature cards duly completed by each of the signatories to the account and countersigned by the Accountant-General of the State/ Federation.
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Two recent and clear passport-size photographs of each signatory with their names on the reverse side.
bullet Copy of Gazette, Act/ Decree/ Edict setting up the Agency/Parastatal.
bullet Stamped or sealed Resolution of the Agency/Parastatal signed by the Permanent Secretary and Legal Adviser/Secretary resolving that the account be opened with the bank. The resolution must specify the venue of the meeting, people present and mandate of the account.
bullet International Passport/Driver’s License, ID of Parastatal and Tax Clearance of each signatory.
bullet Accountant-General / Chief Executive of the Parastatal to endorse Board Resolution or Mandate Cards.
bullet Visitation Report
 
 
 
Non-Governmental Organisation Account (NGOs)
Requirements
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Account Opening Form duly completed by appropriate authorities of NGO i.e. Chairman and Secretary to the NGO

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Copy of Charter / Memorandum and Articles of the NGO (originals to be sighted)
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Copy of Certificate of Registration (originals to be sighted)
bullet Resolution signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the NGO to open account with the bank. The resolution should be sealed, specify the venue of the meeting, officers present and the person who presided, state the signatories and mandate on the account.
bullet Two specimen signature cards
bullet Form of ID for each signatory
bullet Two recent and clear passport photographs for each signatory
bullet Visitation
bullet Initial Deposit
   
 
 
 
Embassies And High Commissions
Requirements
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Account Opening Form duly completed
bullet Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
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Two recent and clear passport size photographs for each signatory
bullet Certificate from Ministry of Foreign Affairs
bullet Letter/Resolution from the Ambassador/ High Commissioner authorizing account opening and introducing signatories/mandate and listing the principal members of the Embassy present at the meeting.
bullet Copy of Charter / Constitution of the Embassy
bullet Form of Identification for each signatory
bullet Visitation
bullet Initial Deposit
   
 
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Church Account
Requirements
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Account Opening Form duly completed
bullet Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
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Two independent and satisfactory references
bullet Two recent and clear passport photographs for each signatory
bullet Resolution of Parish/Church Council to open account, stating signatories and mandate. It should state people present at the meeting and signed by the Chairman/President and General Secretary to the Council.
bullet Constitution/ Charter of the Parish Council or Rules and Regulations
bullet Registration Certificate (where available)
bullet Public Utility Receipt-original sighted
bullet Visitation (Residential and Official)
bullet Initial Deposit
   
 
 
Trust Fund
Requirements
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Account Opening Form duly completed
bullet Two (2) Specimen Signature Cards
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Two independent and satisfactory references
bullet Two recent and clear passport photographs for each signatory
bullet Copy of Constitution/ Charter of Trust fund
bullet A Resolution by the Trustees to open the account, stating venue, people present, signed and sealed by the Chairman and Secretary to the Trust Fund
bullet Form of Identification
bullet Visitation
bullet Initial Deposit
 
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