Account opening

Welcome for the Online Account Opening for new Stanbic Bank Uganda customers

What does it offer me?

  1. Zero paperwork
  2. Fewer requirements
  3. Quick, Easy and Flexible to use. Apply anytime, anywhere
  4. Automatic self-registration for online banking, mobile banking, App, SMS alerts and Visa card
  5. Ability to deposit any amount onto your newly created account remotely using Mobile money, Agent banking, or the Cash Deposit ATMs

What do I need to do?

  1. Select the account that suits your needs
  2. Click on the Key Facts Document for information on the product you are considering
  3. Read and the Terms and Conditions related to the service
  4. Then click ‘Open Account Here’ and you will be directed to the account opening form


What do I need to apply?

Please ensure you have all items saved in PDF or JPG format before you begin to fill in the account opening form

  • Passport Size Photo
  • Signature Image
  • If Ugandan, a valid National ID (front & back)
  • If Non-Ugandan, a Vaild Passport & a Visa
  • If Student, a Student ID

How to verify your account?

  • Once you submit your account opening form, you will receive an email notification with a unique reference number which you should save securely
  • We will verify the information you have provided;
    • If Successful, you will receive an SMS notification and Email notification confirming that your account has been created. You can now self-register and make deposits onto the account
    • If Unsuccessful, you will receive a call from our customer care consultant with guidance on what is required for a successful application

Please note: Your account will only be fully operational for withdrawals after a 1 time visit to the branch where you are required to present your original ID (as uploaded) and the unique reference number. Please visit your nearest branch within 90 days.

Types of accounts:

Every day Account

Ez Dimes Student Account

Smart Banking Account

Photo requirements

Your photo is a vital part of your application. To learn more, review the information below on how to provide a suitable photo.

Passport photos work best however, one may use their phone, tablet or laptop cameras to take photos for upload.

Your photos or digital images must be:

  • In colour
  • Taken within the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance
  • Taken in front of a plain white or off-white background
  • Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
  • With a neutral facial expression and both eyes open
  • Do not wear a hat or head covering that obscures the hair or hairline, unless worn daily for a religious purpose. Your full face must be visible, and the head covering must not cast any shadows on your face.
  • Headphones, wireless hands-free devices, or similar items are not acceptable in your photo.
  • Eyeglasses should be taken off in photos except in rare circumstances when eyeglasses cannot be removed for medical reasons; e.g., the applicant has recently had ocular surgery and the eyeglasses are necessary to protect the applicant's eyes.
  • If the eyeglasses are accepted for medical reasons:
  • The frames of the eyeglasses must not cover the eye(s).
  • There must not be glare on eyeglasses that obscures the eye(s).
  • There must not be shadows or refraction from the eyeglasses that obscures the eye(s).
  • If you normally wear a hearing device or similar articles, they may be worn in your photo.

Opening a second Current Account

Existing customers may open secondary accounts through the online banking portal using the following steps;

  1. Login on to your online banking account through 
  2. Click on Menu
  3. Scroll to open account and follow the prompts

Opening a Savings Account

For Savings accounts

  1. Open a current account first using this portal. It will allow you to transfer money to your savings account at ZERO fees
  2. Then using the online banking portal, login on to your online banking account through
  3. Click on Menu
  4. Scroll to open account and follow the prompts

Do you transact few times in a month?
Does your income come in at different times?
Do you want to save more than you transact?
Then this is the account for you.

This account is designed for customers who earn incomes at different intervals; who would like to transact and save on the same account.

What does it offer me?

  • Only pay as you transact.
  • No monthly management fees.
  • No annual visa fees
  • A Visa Debit card for shopping (online and anywhere with a Visa sign)
  • UGX 20,000 to open account


Click on the Key Facts Document to get a full view of the rates and charges for this account

Read the Terms and Conditions


Are you a student and are ready to start your journey to financial freedom?

Ez Dimes is here for 18- 25 years old students at university, college, tertiary or any other institutions of higher learning specifically for saving purposes.  This account can be in Uganda Shillings, Kenya Shillings or US Dollars.

What does it offer me?

  • Free Stanbic to Stanbic transfers.
  • Free visa card which you can use at any Visa point in the world.
  • Free Internet Banking and mobile banking.
  • Free SMS Alerts
  • Free cheque book (first  cheque book)
  • Competitive interest on deposits
  • Access to bi- annual career guidance and financial literacy seminar.
  • Minimum deposit amount of UGX 5,000


What do I need to Apply?

  1. Copy of Valid student ID
  2. Passport photo
  3. Valid National ID for Ugandan nationals
  4. School admission letter
  5. Minimum deposit amount of UGX 5,000/=


Click on the Key Facts Document to get a full view of the rates and charges for this account

Read the Terms and Conditions


A current account that offers the salary earner affordable and convenient banking with Insurance benefits.

What does it offer me?

24 Hour access to your funds with;

  • Instant Silver Visa Debit card which you can use at any major shopping centres, hotels, restaurants or anywhere you see the VISA sign.
  • Management fees of 8,500


    Insurance Benefits
  • Life Insurance cover
  • Funeral Cover
  • Retrenchment cover


  • Unsecured salary loans
  • Free Unlimited ATM transactions
  • Internet and mobile banking
  • Free inter account transfers
  • SMS Alerts and email alerts
  • A free saving account
  • Account Available in all the major currencies
  • 24/7 Customer Care Centre/ Toll free


Click on the Key Facts Document to get a full view of the rates and charges for this account

Read the Terms and Conditions