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Open a Personal Account Online

Open account online

Welcome to a new world of possibilities. Open a personal bank account online in quick and easy steps with zero paperwork. With Stanbic Bank, It Can Be

 

 

Some of the benefits

Convenient 24 hour access

Quick and easy to apply from anywhere, anytime and safely from your home

Digital self service

Automatically select preferred digital channels for online banking, mobile banking, App, SMS alerts and Visa card so you can bank from anywhere.

Fewer requirements

You only need a valid identification, your phone/tablet/laptop and connectivity

Zero Paperwork

No need to fill in paperwork
What you get
  • Zero paperwork 
  • Fewer requirements 
  • Quick, Easy and Flexible to use. Apply anytime, anywhere 
  • Automatic self-registration for online banking, mobile banking, App, SMS alerts and Visa card 
  • Ability to deposit any amount onto your newly created account remotely using Mobile money, Agent banking, or the Cash Deposit ATMs 
What you need
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 Valid Passport & a Visa 
  • If Student, a Student ID 
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. 
How to open account
  • Select the account that suits your needs 
  • See the rates and charges here or on  the Key Facts Document for information on the account you are considering 
  • Read and the Terms and Conditions related to the service 
  • Then click ‘Apply now’ and you will be directed to the account opening form 
 
 
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 
 
  • What you get
  • What you need
  • Photo requirements
  • How to open account
  • How to verify your account
  • Zero paperwork 
  • Fewer requirements 
  • Quick, Easy and Flexible to use. Apply anytime, anywhere 
  • Automatic self-registration for online banking, mobile banking, App, SMS alerts and Visa card 
  • Ability to deposit any amount onto your newly created account remotely using Mobile money, Agent banking, or the Cash Deposit ATMs 
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 Valid Passport & a Visa 
  • If Student, a Student ID 

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. 
  • Select the account that suits your needs 
  • See the rates and charges here or on  the Key Facts Document for information on the account you are considering 
  • Read and the Terms and Conditions related to the service 
  • Then click ‘Apply now’ and you will be directed to the account opening form 
 
 
  • 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 
 
Ready to start?

Have you read the Terms and Conditions, viewed the rates and fees, have your national ID and signature ready? Then it's time to begin opening your account. It will only take 5 minutes to complete the easy 3 step process. Click on the button below to begin.

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