Diaspora Business Account

This account allows you to effortlessly manage your business finances while overseas.

7 Great Features of the Diaspora Business Account

  1. It’s free to open with no required minimum balance
  2. You get free monthly E-statements
  3. No monthly maintenance fee is required for the account
  4. There is no limit on the frequency of withdrawals
  5. Your money earns interest, which is credited to your account at the end of the year
  6. Account holders have access to visa services
  7. Account holders have access to internet and mobile baking
  • What You Require to Open This Account

    In order to open this account, ensure you have the following documents, which should be notarized by a lawyer or notary public:

    • Kenyan Identification Cards or Valid passports of all the business directors
    • Colored passports of all the business directors
    • Tax PIN Certificates of all the business directors
    • The business’ certificate of incorporation
    • The business’ memorandum of association
    • The business’ articles of association
    • A resolution signed by the directors on the letter head, then sealed.
    • Your business’ Tax PIN Certificate
    • CR 1
    • CR 2
    • CR 8
    • CR 12
    • FATCA W-9 and confidentiality waiver forms for US clients

    Sign up Process

    1. Download the application form and email indemnity form and complete both
    2. Collect all the documents listed in requirements above
    3. Zip all attachments in (1and 2 above) together into a single zip file.
    4. Go to “Apply for an Account” Section on the site
    5. Fill it out and attach the single zip file
    6. Click the Submit button to send your online account application to Diaspora.Banking@equitybank.co.ke
    7. Ensure to also send the original (hard copy) email indemnity form via post to the address below:
      Diaspora banking, Equity Bank Limited.
      Global Centre, 4th floor. Argwings Kodhek road, Kilimani
      P .O. Box 103098 – 00101, Nairobi. Kenya.
    8. For any further clarification, fill the form below and we will get back to you.

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