Fidelity Bank Diaspora Banking account: How to Open


Nigerians in foreign countries can now enjoy Diaspora Banking with Fidelity bank even when they are abroad far away from home.

With Fidelity Diaspora Banking, You enjoy easy online banking experience,Transfer money to your relative both at home and abroad,Pay Bills and More when you Register with your debit card .

For you to qualify for Fidelity Diaspora banking, you must Nigerian citizens leaving legally abroad and have Nigerian supporting address to open an account.

The good news is that there is the option of joint nominee signatory where your spouse, relative or a friend can run the account on your behalf.

Fidelity bank diaspora account allow you to open your account in NGN, USD, GBP and EUR while Cash are dispensed in the currency of your country of residence whenever you want to make withdrawal.

Type of DIASPORA BANKING account you can open

1.Diaspora Saving Account
2.Fidelity Diaspora Current Account
3.Fidelity Diaspora Sweeta Account
4.Fidelity Diaspora Domiciliary Account
5.Fixed Deposit and Investments

This kind of account enable Nigerians in diaspora a great opportunity of saving more money back home.

Benefits of fidelity Diaspora Account

1.Zero Opening balance
2.Minimum Operating balance of N2, 000.00, $20.00, £10.00
3.Competitive Savings Interest Rate
4.Cheques and dividend lodgements
5.Fidelity Visa Debit ATM card on request
6.Access to all e-channels (Internet banking, Point of Sale, ATM withdrawals)
7.E-mail alerts and statements
8.Option of a Nominee Resident Joint Signatory (e.g. spouse, brother or parent in
9.Financial advisory services

10.Minimum account opening balance of $50, €50, £50 for domiciliary account
11.Minimum account operating balance of $30, €30, £20 for domiciliary account
12.Attractive interest rates on call/demand and fixed deposits
13.Access to Internet banking, email transaction alerts and statements
14.Option of a Nominee Resident Joint Signatory in Nigeria (e.g. spouse, parent, etc) Standing orders
15.Investment facilitation services for shares traded on NSE
16.Draft issuance in foreign currency for domiciliary account

Accompanying Documents to open diaspora account with fidelity bank

1.Duly completed Diaspora Account Opening Form
2.One Passport Photograph showing full face forward. (digital passports allowed)
3.Proof of identification. A notarized/certified copy of any of the following:
i]Valid Nigerian passport
ii]Valid driver’s license
iii]Valid national ID card or voters card
iv]Valid foreign passport/driver’s license supported by a proof of Nigerian Nationality(either birth certificate, expired/valid Nig. Passport, drivers license or Voters card)
v] Proof of address. A notarized/certified copy of any of the following:
Stamped Bankers confirmation
vi]Utility bill issued within last 3 months
vii]Bank or credit card statement issued within the last three months.
viii]Tenancy agreements/rent receipts
ix] Please note that certification of Documents can be done by any of the following:

For domiciliary and current account you should provide 2 Nigerian Bank references from active current, domiciliary or corporate account holders (for current and domiciliary accounts only).

Where certification of Documents is carried out by any of the following:
1.Notary Public/court/ lawyer/Solicitor
2.Nigerian Embassy/High commission/Consulate in customer’s country of residence.
Your Foreign bankers Government Security Agencies Commissioner for Oath

How to Open your Fidelity Diaspora Account

Apply Online Now or Download Account opening and other related forms
Duly completed Account Opening form and accompanying documents should be
scanned and email to [email protected] or call: +234-1-2701936, +2349070003361

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