Diaspora Savings Account

This is an account for those looking for a convenient and affordable way to manage their finances at home while working abroad.


  • No minimum balance required to open or operate the account
  • Free monthly E-statements
  • No monthly account maintenance fee
  • No limit on the frequency of withdrawals
  • The account earns interest that is credited at the end of the year
  • Access to a Visa Debit Card
  • Access to Internet Banking and Mobile Banking

Standing Order Services

To put up/amend/cancel standing order instructions write an email to Ugandans.Abroad@equitybank.co.ug


    • A completed copy of the relevant Key Facts Document (USD, GBP, EUR, UGX)
    • Copy of your Ugandan National ID
    • Copy of your Passport (Bio data pages)
    • Address verification document e.g. a Utility Bill, House Lease Agreement, Resident ID or a driving Permit indicating your address
    • An Email Indemnity form, notarized by a notary public or notary lawyer
    • A Passport size photo taken not more than 3 months ago


    Application Forms


    Sign Up Process

    1. Download the Application Form, the relevant Key Facts Document (USD, GBP, EUR, UGX) and Email Indemnity Form and complete all
    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 Ugandans.Abroad@equitybank.co.ug
    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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