Account Opening

Natural person saving Account Opening

  • Valid and renewed ID cards
  • Two Recent photographs

Foreigners residing in Ethiopia (Ethiopian Origin)

  • Work/resident permit
  •  Passport
  • Two Recent photographs

Foreigners residing in Ethiopia

  • Work permit and Employment ID
  • Diplomatic Passports
  • Two Recent photographs
  • Foreign nationals of Ethiopian Origin ID card and/or Passport
  • Two Recent photographs
  • Resident Permit
  • Two Recent photographs
  • From neighboring and middle east countries Resident permit and/or work permit
  • For businesses certificate of   ownership, article and memorandum of association
  • letter of application submitted by the parent or Legal guardian
  • Valid and renewed ID card of the tutor or the parent
  • Two recent photograph of the parent and the minor
  • Birth certificate
  • The ruling by a court of law pertaining to the interdiction
  • An official letter from the court ordering appointment of the guardian
  • Two recent digital photograph of the parent and the interdicted person
  • Valid and renewed ID cards of the guardian and the interdicted persons
  • Valid and renewed ID card
  • A renewed trade or investment license and commercial registration certificate
  • A recently taken photo
  • Tax registration certificate(TIN)
  • Application letter to open and operate an account
  • Trade or investment license
  • Tax payer identification Number (TIN)
  • A commercial registration certificate
  • Partnership agreement (statute)
  • Letter of request to open and operate the account
  • Valid and renewed ID card and photograph of the authorized person to operate the account
  • Renewed trade or investment license
  • A tax identification number (TIN)
  • A commercial registration certificate
  • A memorandum of associations and an article of association
  • A letter requesting to open and operate the account
  • A valid and renewed ID card and photograph of the person authorized to operate the account
  • Renewed trade license
  • TIN registration certificate
  • Commercial registration certificate
  • Memorandum of association and an article of association
  • The minutes of the meeting of the BOD’s to opening and operation of the account
  • A letter of request to open and operate the account
  • Valid and renewed ID card and photograph of the person authorized to operate the account
  • Certificate of registration or a letter of authority from the organizing body if it is under formation
  • TIN registration certificate
  • Rules and regulations of the Cooperative, association or club
  • Minute of the recent meeting of the general assembly
  • A letter of request by the chairperson to open and operate a current account
  • Valid and renewed ID card and photograph of the person authorized to open and operate the account
  • Renewed business license from the national bank of Ethiopia
  • Taxpayer registration certificate (TIN)
  • Commercial registration certificate
  • Memorandum of association and an article of association authenticated
  • A letter of request to open and operate the account
  • A valid and renewed ID card and photograph of the person authorized to operate the account.
  • Domestic registration certificate of the branches in Ethiopia
  • Commercial registration certificate
  • Memorandum and   article    of    association
  • Minute of the appointment of the commercial representative if the company works through commercial representative
  • TIN registration certificate
  • Application letter to open   an   account  
  • Valid and renewed ID card and photograph of the signatory
  • Letter from ministry of finance and economic development for ministry offices
  • In the case of municipalities and sub city’s letter to open account from city administration
  • Valid and renewed ID card and photograph of the signatory
  • Government proclamation  “Negarit          Gazetta”          that     announced its establishment
  • The letter of empowerment of the chief executive officer from the Board of directors
  • Application letter to open and/or operate the account
  • Valid, renewed ID card and photograph of the person authorized to operate the account
  • Letter of support from the charities and societies agency
  • Renewed registration certificate for   the   locals  
  • Renewed domestic registration certificate of the branch in Ethiopia for the foreign NGO’s
  • Minutes of the appointment of the country representative if it works through country representative
  • Authenticated and registered statute or rules and regulations
  • Application letter to open an account
  • Valid and renewed ID card and photograph of signatory
  • A certificate of registration
  • Approved and registered rules and regulations of the labour union
  • The resolutions of the general assembly that has appointed the executive committee
  • Minutes of the executives committee; and
  • Valid and renewed ID card and photograph of signatory
  • Renewed and registered certificate by Electoral Board of Ethiopia
  • Renewed authenticated statue (rules and regulations)
  • Application letter to open an account
  • Renewed and valid ID cards and photograph of signatory
  • Support letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Application letter to open an account along with signatories operating
  • Diplomatic ID card or passport and photograph of the signatories