In this direct review, we are looking at the GTBank Account Opening processes as we know Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) to be a financial institution that offers banking (Internet/Online, retail, corporate, investment) and asset management services. The bank was established in 1988 by over thirty- five young Nigerians and became incorporated  a limited liability company in 1990. It began operations in February 1991 and by September 1996, had become a publicly quoted company listed in the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE).

 

It became the first Nigerian joint stock company and first sub-saharan bank to be listed on London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Borse on July 2007. The bank was the first Nigerian bank to come up with internet and SMS banking and  Naira denominated Mastercard, Platinum and World Signia cards.

 

GTB has over 230 branches, also 17 cash centers, 18 e- branches, 41 GTExpress locations and more than 1165 ATMs all over Nigeria. The bank has over 10, 000 employees and is known for its customers- friendly services and zero minimum balance in account. The bank is also among the most respected and service focused banks in Nigeria

 

 

How to Open A GTB Savings Account

To open a GTB account, you need the following

  • Proof of Address (PHCN bill/Water rate bill/LAWMA bill not more than three months old).
  • A form of identification (National ID card/international passport/Drivers license/voter’s registration card).
  • Two referees (Not required for savings but required for current or business account).
  • Utility bill( PHCN/Water bill not more than three months old).

 

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Procedure

  1. Visit the official bank website at http://ao.gtbank.com/aowe
  2. Click the orange button “Open a personal or Business account” and select your preferred account type
  3. Click the account category (Self/SKS) and select an option
  4. Input your BVN if you have one then click the “validate” button
  5. Fill the form that will be displayed with correct and appropriate answers (Surname, First name, Middle name, email and phone number )
  6. Review the information then click the “Submit” button.

 

 

How To Open A GTB Current Account

Current account is meant for patnerships and limited companies and you need the following items:

  • Valid international passport/ Driver’s license/National ID card.
  • Verification of Address (Utility bill/PHCN/Water/LAWMA bill not older than three months).
  • Personal details of directors or signatories (Name, Address, occupation, Contact phone no, General business information, business name etc).
  • For all limited liability partners and companies must produce the following (Memo and article of association, copy of certification of incorporation, company seal, copy of the form C07, printed copy of tax.
  • Identification number, passport photo of each signatory to the account and the board permission signed by one or two directors.

 

 

Procedure

  1. Visit the official bank website at http://ao.gtbank.com/aowe
  2. Click the orange button “Open a personal or Business account” and select your preferred account type
  3. Click the account category (Current/Business) and select an option
  4. Input your BVN if you have one then click the “validate” button
  5. Fill the form that will be displayed with correct and appropriate answers
  6. Review the information then click the “Submit” button.

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