Diaspora

We understand the need to maintain your relationships back here in Nigeria whilst abroad, after all there is no place like home!

Diaspora Banking service

For this reason, we are pleased to introduce the Sterling Diaspora Banking service; which has been tailored specially to cater for the banking needs of Nigerians in Diaspora and offers you the flexibility to open and run a Sterling Bank account from anywhere in the world.

Classic

With our Diaspora Banking service, you have access to a wide array of products which include savings, current, domiciliary and investment accounts, sophisticated and user-friendly electronic channels, finance facilities including mortgages and top-notch advisory services from our experienced relationship managers.

Sterling Diaspora Products

  • Savings Accounts
  • Current Accounts
  • Domiciliary Accounts
  • Investment Accounts

Whether it is regular savings account with zero opening balance or a hybrid account with checking account features or just simply an account for the kids, we have something for you.

Classic Savings

New Sterling Plus

I CAN SAVE (for children)

The Sterling Diaspora Banking service provides an array of current account products to meet your business needs back home in Nigeria.

Classic Current

Sterling Premium

Sterling Premier

• Sterling Priority

This allows you to maintain savings or current accounts in foreign currencies. Transactions (deposits & withdrawals) are carried out in the same currency in which the account is denominated.

Features & Benefits:

• Minimum opening balance of $100 or its equivalent in other currencies (GBP & EURO)
• Attractive interest rates (applicable only to Domiciliary Savings Accounts)
• Standing orders for transactions
• Allows for offshore remittances

Get the most from your investments with a variety of products in both foreign and local currency.

Sterling Recurring Deposit Account (SRDA)

Fixed Deposit

Discounted Certificate of Deposit

Treasury Bills

Open your Sterling Diaspora Account

  • Documents Required
  • Open an Account

The following supporting documents are required to complete the account opening process:

• Passport photographs (1 copy per signatory)
• Valid proof of identification (International Passport (bio data page) OR Nigerian Driver’s Licence OR Nigerian Voter’s Card OR Nigerian National ID OR other Nigerian Government approved means of identification)
• Nigerian address with current utility bill
• Nigerian contact details (name of contact person living in Nigerian address)
• References (for New Sterling Plus, Current, and Domiciliary Accounts only)
• BVN (Bank Verification Number)

Duly completed Account Opening Forms and supporting documents should be scanned and emailed to sterlingdiasporadesk@Sterlingbankng.com or call +234-1-4484481-5 with any enquiries. Alternatively, contact us and we will get back to you.

Diaspora Savings account (Naira)

Watch your savings target become a reality when you open a classic savings account. You can earn interest on your money as well as carry out transactions with the classic savings account. To open a diaspora savings account, simply download the OneBank app and sign up.

• Passport photographs (1 copy per signatory)
• Valid proof of identification (International Passport (bio data page) OR Nigerian Driver’s Licence OR Nigerian Voter’s Card OR Nigerian National ID OR other Nigerian Government approved means of identification). In case of an expired Nigerian passport, kindly provide expired passport along with a valid state or resident card.
• Nigeria Contact Details (Name, well detailed Nigerian address and contact person’s phone number)
• BVN (Bank Verification Number): This can be provided after account has been opened

Domiciliary Account (Dollar, Euro, Pounds)

Do you receive payments in foreign currency? Take advantage of our domiciliary savings account. Whether home or abroad, you can conveniently make withdrawals and receive deposits via transfers or cash deposit in foreign currency.

• Passport photographs (1 copy per signatory)
• Valid proof of identification (International Passport (bio data page) OR Nigerian Driver’s Licence OR Nigerian Voter’s Card OR Nigerian National ID OR other Nigerian Government approved means of identification). In case of an expired Nigerian passport, kindly provide expired passport along with a valid state or resident card.
• Nigeria Contact Details (Name, well detailed Nigerian address and contact person’s phone number)
• BVN (Bank Verification Number): This can be provided after account has been opened

With Doubble, you can invest short or long term in Naira or Dollars and earn up to 100% interest. You can also take advantage of the online calculator to find out your monthly contributions and interest over a period of time.

I-invest is a mobile application which allows investors purchase securities and treasury related instruments without the aid of a broker. The app is available to you 24/7 where investors can track their investments anytime, anyday.

Specta

The fastest lending platform which offers individuals and businesses loans of up to N5 million naira in 5 minutes only. No paper, no collateral and no visit to any office. Are you a salary earner, entrepreneur or youth corper? Specta is designed to support your dreams and give you the life you desire.

Mortgage

Work abroad and own a property in Nigeria. Let’s help you finance your mortgage with little contribution and low interest rate. Call +234 906 4741 660 or send an email to sterlingdiasporadesk@sterling.ng now.

Pease fill this form, indicating your interest and a member of the team will contact you within 3 days.

OneBank

Sterling offers you an all-in-one app for all your banking transactions. Download to open an account and within minutes, you are enabled to start banking and transacting. With oneBank, you can save, invest, borrow, pay bills, buy airtime and more from the comfort of your home.

• Create a wallet
• Self registration
• Authentication options
• Create your virtual card
• Get the Doubble
• Specta in 5
• Send and receive money
• One transfer
• Foreign transfer
• Bills payment
• Purchase airtime
• Cardless withdrawal
• Recurrent payment
• ATM/Merchant locator
• Contact us

Kindly fill the contact form below for more information

For further information - please contact Sterling customer care through:

sterlingdiasporadesk@sterling.ng or call: +234 906 4741 660

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