• What you get

    Benefits of this account
    • Dedicated Relationship Manager
    • Internet banking
    • Free deposits
    • Access to SMS alert notifications
    • Access to a chequebook
    • Free monthly banking statements
    • Access to our trade finance and cash management solutions
    • Daily emailer of our cross-currency rates
    Requirements for this account
    • No minimum balance
    • Monthly maintenance fee of ZMW120.00
    • Company must be registered with local authority (PACRA or Registrar of Societies) and be tax compliant
    Account features
    • VISA Business debit card that's accepted worldwide
    • Access to branches and ATMs across Zambia
    • Access to trade finance, cash management and commercial asset finance products
    • Forex proposition:
      -Spot transactions (buying and selling)
      -Forward exchange contract options
  • Documents required

    Sole Trader/Partnership
    • Certificate of registration (certified copy)
    • Company background/profile
    • Copies of valid identity cards (NRC/Passport)- (certified copy)
    • A passport size photo for proprietors
    • Confirmation of physical address for all directors, signatories and shareholders by a law firm/Auditor, an existing Absa customer, utility bill in directors, signatories and shareholders name not older than 3 months
    • Board resolution (for partnerships)
    • Partnership deed or form 2 (for partnerships) from Registrar of Companies
    • Latest annual return
    • Company form 3
    • ZRA tax certificate (certified copy)
    CACTS (Clubs, Associations, Charities, Trusts, and Societies)
    • Certificate of registration (certified copy)
    • Letter written on organization’s letterhead (requesting for business account)
    • Constitution
    • Profile of organization
    • List of trustees/members
    • Copies of valid identity cards (NRC/passport) for all signatories/trustees passport size photos for all signatories and trustees
    • Confirmation of physical address for all directors, signatories and shareholders by a law firm/auditor, an existing Absa customer, utility bill in directors, signatories and shareholders name not older than 3 months
    • Board resolution to open an account with Absa Bank Zambia Plc signed by at least two directors
    • ZRA tax certificate (certified copy)
    Public Limited and Private Limited Companies
    • Certificate of incorporation (certified copy)
    • Certificate of share capital (certified copy)
    • Articles of association (certified copy)
    • Company profile
    • ZRA tax certificate (certified copy)
    • NRC copy or passport copies for all directors, signatories and shareholders (certified copy)
    • One passport size photo for all directors, signatories, and shareholders
    • Request letter addressed to the manager
    • Form 2,5 and 11 or Form 3 (certified copy)
    • Latest annual return (certified copy)
    • Confirmation of physical address for all directors, signatories and shareholders by a law firm/auditor, an existing Absa customer, utility bill in directors, signatories and shareholders name not older than 3 months
    • Board resolution to open an account with Absa Bank Zambia Plc signed by at least two directors
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Call us on:
+260 (211) 366100 (available Monday to Friday from 08:00-16:45)
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Email us:
smezambia@absa.africa