Financial Data
Updated 21 Nov 2017


Kenya

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Transactional requirements

Opening a Business Account:

Documentary requirements and general information

All types of legal entities
  • Original signed application form
  • Certified copies of valid passports for the signatories and directors
  • Two passport photos for each signatory
  • Proof of residential address for signatories and directors (documents must not be more than three months old)
  • Proof of business address.
Please note

All documents needs to either be originals or certified copies unless otherwise stated

Foreign companies
  • Certificate of compliance
  • Founding and trading statutory documentation as issued in the country of origin
  • Board of directors resolution authorising our bank to open accounts (copy certified by the company secretary or lawyer) – company seal MUST be affixed on the resolution
  • An official listing of directors, indicating percentage of shareholding (certified by company secretary or attorney)
  • Latest filed annual returns together with a filing receipt (copy certified by the company secretary/ lawyer. Where the company is new, a list of directors and shareholders indicating the percentage of shareholding, certified by company secretary/ lawyer)
  • General terms and conditions – company seal MUST be affixed on document
  • References: two trade references
  • Shareholder documents.
Please note

All documents needs to either be originals or certified copies unless otherwise stated

Shareholder documents
  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Certificate of registered office
  • Register of directors
  • Memorandum and articles of association
  • Proof of business address.
Please note

All documents needs to either be originals or certified copies unless otherwise stated

Contact us

For further information or assistance, contact africainfo@standardbank.co.za or our in-country Banking Heads

In-country contact 
Business Banking Head: Ben Wandawanda
WandawandaB@standardbank.co.za
Commercial Banking Head: Elizabeth Wasuunna
WasuunnaE@standardbank.co.za
Tel no: +254 203 638 254
Address: CFC Stanbic Bank Kenya, Chiromo Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

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