Polaris Global Account

This is a multi-currency account targeted at Nigerians in the Diaspora. A secure, reliable, and convenient way for customers to manage investments and consummate financial transactions in Nigeria from anywhere in the world.

Features & Benefits
  • Minimum opening and operating balance of $200, £200, €200 or N50,000.00
  • Zero Current Account Maintenance Fee on balances of N50,000 and above
  • Account can be operated in NGN, GBP, USD or EUR
  • Debit card issuance
  • Clearing cheque book issuance
  • Free Currency Conversion services (now automated)
  • Enjoy 24/7 access to Polaris Xperience for online banking
  • Dedicated service desk for fast resolution
  • Lodgement of Cheques and Dividend Warrant
  • Access to international transfers and account funding from customer’s country of residence
Account Opening Documentation
    • 1 Passport Photograph
    • Bank Verification Number (BVN)
    • Notarized Nigerian International Passport or Foreign International Passport with place of birth as Nigeria
    • Notarized Foreign utility Bill or Bank Statement that bears applicants name and foreign address within the last three months
    • Notarized Signature Card

    Note: *where Nigerian passport is submitted alone, customer must provide either work or residents permit

           **If foreign passport is presented customer must present a Nigerian passport (Valid or expired)

Funding the Polaris Global Account
  • Wire Transfer through the customers local Bank abroad: details of our correspondence banks are sent to the customer by the Polaris Global desk once the account is opened.
  • Through Money Transfer Operators in the customers’ country of residence.
  • Cash lodgements in Nigeria by third parties (both Naira and Foreign currency)
  • NIBSS and transfers from other banks.
  • Cheques/Dividends lodgements in Nigeria- This is subject to the provision of two satisfactory references on the account
How to open The Polaris Global Account
  • Account can be opened online via https://accounts.polarisbanklimited.com/polarisglobal OR account opening form (can be downloaded from our website at polarisbanklimited.com )
  • Recent passport photograph
  • Bank Verification Number (BVN) of Applicant
  • Form of identification as applicable (Nigerian International Passport or Foreign international passport with place of birth as Nigeria)
  • Form of address verification (Foreign utility bill or bank statement)
  • All documents should be duly notarized by a notary public in the customer’s country of residence or authenticated by an officer of Polaris bank.
  • Support and services available from the Polaris Global desk via calls to 01-4536278 and 01-4536279 or email to global@Polarisbankng.com

*where Nigerian passport is submitted alone, customer must provide either work or residents permit

*If foreign passport is presented customer must present a Nigerian passport (Valid or expired)

Download PolarisXperience or PolarisMobile from the App Stores.


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