May 18, 2022
Eco bank domiciliary account

Eco bank domiciliary account: How to open account and receive/transfer money to your account

Sending and receiving funds has been made easy with Eco bank domiciliary account. A domiciliary account is a type of bank account where you hold your foreign currency. People who live abroad and need to send money home, as well as those who are working or studying in the country, frequently use them. It serves a wide range of customers, including salaried individuals, those with several sources of income, and those who simply want to better manage their money.

Eco bank has made it suitable for people who live overseas and do not have access to money or a bank account to be able to make transactions without having to leave their home. With the help of this article, you can simply register for this account and start enjoying all its benefits.

  • Types of Ecobank Domiciliary Account
  1. Ecobank Diaspora Savings Account: This is a high-yielding, feature-rich savings account in Naira, US Dollars, British Pounds, Euro, and Cefas. It’s a savings account that earns interest while accumulating funds for specific savings goals or simply as a fallback option for future events. The account enables for an unlimited number of transactions through both electronic and physical channels.
  2. Ecobank diaspora current Account: This is an account that links your home country account with your work country account. So, whether you need to pay bills, transfer funds or make withdrawals, you can do so quickly and safely.
  • Documents required to open an Ecobank Domiciliary Account
  1. Completed account opening form
  2. One mandate card in PDF format
  3. Two passport photographs
  4. Certified copy of your international passport, drivers license, National Identity card, voter’s card or student ID card-for students
  5. Public Utility Receipt dated within the last three months (PHCNbill, water rate bill, tenement rate, rent receipt etc.)
  6. Employer’s letter of introduction (for salary account)
  7. Residence permit – if a foreigner
  8. Answer questions on “Know Your Customer (KYC) document”

Some countries may need some specific requirements based on their regulations. But be rest assured that Ecobank customer care service is always available 24/7 for further guidance and clarification.

Country specific requirements to open an Ecobank Domiciliary Account

  1. Proof of earnings (Senegal, Central African Rep.(CAR), Chad)
  2. Tax Identification Certificate (The Gambia)
  3. 2 References (Nigeria)
  4. Alien ID in place of residence permit (Kenya)
  5. 2 letters of introduction (Kenya)
  6. PIN certificate (Kenya)
  7. National Health Insurance Card as form of ID (Ghana)
  8. Student “Supplementary form” or “Admission form” as a form of identification for students individual account (Ghana)
  9. Thumb print of the authorized signatories of the accounts – Mandate Card (Tanzania)
  • How to open an Ecobank Domiciliary Account
  1. Visit any Eco Bank branch near you or go to the Eco bank official website “” to get started.
  2. Make sure all the documents stated above are available before registration.
  3. Fill the account opening form given to you by the bank agent or downloaded from the website
  4. Once you are done, get your documents certified and take them back to the bank agent.
  5. Make any other necessary arrangements with the bank agent to get your account activated and start making transactions using your domiciliary account.

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