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If any of your information has changed, expired or been updated (e.g. your name, address, income) then walk with valid documents such as a (Passport / Driver’s License / valid governmental issued ID) depending on the update required.

New to Scotiabank?

Here’s what you need to open your first account with us:

  • Your Identification - Minimum of:

    • Bahamian Passport OR
    • Foreign Passport and 1 item from Category A OR
    • Specific Combinations of 2 Items from Categories A, B & C (i.e. A+B or A+C or B+C)

    Category A – includes Certificate of Bahamian Citizenship OR Certificate of Naturalization OR Bahamian Driver’s License etc.
    Category B – includes an Original/Official Birth Certificate issued by the Bahamas Government etc.
    Category C – includes Government ID Card etc.

    See the Central Bank of Bahamas website for more details on what documents are acceptable.

  • Two (2) Forms of Contact Information to be verified

    • Address, Phone, Email
  • Your Proof of Income / Source of Funds / Source of wealth may be required

  • If You’re A Foreign Client, in addition to the above:

    • Your Tax Identification Information.

    NB: If you’re seeking to transact business in other currencies, you may need Foreign Exchange control approvals.

  • If you are adding joint parties or signatories:
    Be sure to walk with their documentation as above

  • Next visit the branch most convenient to you

  • Complete and sign all documentation

  • Collect and pin your card

  • *Additional documents may be required depending on the nature of your application

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