• Benefits of SME banking

    • 50 free transactions monthly
    • Favourable interest rates for loans
    • Free internet banking for 6 months
    • Free SMS alerts for rates and transfers
    • Free chequebooks and monthly statements
    • Fast-tracked account opening
    • Free access to our trade finance and cash management solutions
    • Discount for outward telegraphic transfer (TT)
    • Dedicated relationship manager for your banking needs
  • SME business accounts

    • Business Current Account is best suited for start-ups and businesses with lower turnovers
    • SME Enterprise Account is an account designed to meet multiple needs of depositors in one offering
    • Business Foreign Currency Account is best suited for importers and exporters who make cross-border payments
  • Documents required

    The following are common requirements for sole proprietors, partnerships and limited companies account opening:


    • Business licence
    • Two passport photos
    • TIN/VAT certificate and letter of introduction
    • Address verification document (e.g. utility bills or title deed)
    • ID documents (passport, voter’s ID, driver’s licence or national ID for Zanzibar only)
    Specific requirements that apply to partnerships and limited companies:




    Board resolution


    Memorandum and articles of association


    Partnership deed


    Certificate of registration


    Management structure and organogram

    Latest audited accounts


    Certificate of incorporation/compliance


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