First City Monument Bank popularly known as FCMB Bank is one of Nigerians biggest Banks. Over the years this Bank has proven to be consistent and offer lots more to the general public. In this article we’ll introduce you to how you can open a FCMB Bank Account from the comfort of your homes.
The FCMB Bank Account gives you loads of access to other interesting package offer by the Bank. As a FCMB Bank customer,you have the opportunity to enjoy good interest rate, access to debit cards of different varieties.
To also participate in the FCMB Bank promo where customers wins millions of Naira you also need FCMB Account to qualify. Now lets introduce to FCMB Accounts, the requirements and step by step guide to open the account.
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What Is FCMB Bank Account
An FCMB Account is a Bank Account you open with the FCMB Bank(FirstCity Monument Bank). It can either be a Current Account, Savings Account, Business Account, Domiciliary Account, Diaspora Account or all of the above. This Account allows you to save, receive, deposit, withdraw and send money within and outside Nigeria.
Requirements To Open A FCMB Bank Account
What are the things you need to open a FCMB Account online. Below are the list of requirements documents to get started.
- Good mobile phone to access the internet
- Strong internet connection from your network provider.
- Scanned copy of recent passport photograph
- A Scanned copy of signature
If opening an account for a minor (0 – 15 years), a scanned copy of child’s birth certificate and passport photograph will be required.
Quick Note: The FCMB Bank upload option option accepts JPG and PNG files which are picture files. This means that you can easily snap the above documents(i.e you passport and signature) with your mobile phone and upload it.
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Benefits And Features Of FCMB Bank Account
There some things you stand to gain when you open an FCMB Account and we have listed some below.
- Zero minimum operating balance
- Attractive and highly competitive interest rate
- Free access to secure mobile and internet banking
- Debit card that can be used anywhere around the world
- Participate in the FCMB Millionaire promo.
- Enjoy competitive interest rate.
How To Open FCMB Bank Account Online(Step by Step Guide)
You can easily open the FCMB Account from home following this guide. It should take you less than 5 minutes and you have your Account number. Below is a step by step guide with pictures. Visit the FCMB Online Portal to get started.
Step 1.0 (Without BVN)
If you want to open the FCMB Account without BVN then you can just Select your country of residence, type in your Mobile number, type in your Email and Your date of birth. Leave the BVN space empty and click the Next Button as seen the picture below
Step 1.1 (With BVN)
This step is for persons who already have BVN and wish to get this Account. All you need to do is, Select your country, type in your Mobile number, type in your BVN, type in your email and your date of birth and click the Next Button. Please the picture below
The next stage is the data stage. If you used your BVN to start the registration,your data will be prefilled. Your name, Address will be prefilled in this stage. But if you started the registration without BVN, then you have to manually type in the above information about yourself. See sample pictures below
This step is directly below the step above. Just before you Click the Complete Button, you need to upload the Signature and Passport from the requirements above. Once that is done you can now click the Complete Button and your Account number will be sent to your Mobile Number and Email Address.
How To Open The FCMB Account For Your Child
Good news is, you can also open the FCMB Account for your child with ease. All you need is to Tick the For My Child option available on the website. Use Step 1.0 or Step 1.1 above.
You will now be taken to the data entry stage.If you used Step 1.0above, you’ll have to manually fill in the required information. If you used Step 1.1,some of data will be prefilled. Note that here you would be filling your details as a Guardian or Parent. Which means that you are not the original owner of the account but a Care Taker owner.
Before you can complete the registration, you would also have to submit the information about your child. This include his/her Name, Date of Birth, Nationality etc.
This where you upload all required documents. Here you have to upload Four Documents. Guardian/Parent Passport and Signature, the Child Passport and Birth Certificate. Remember that picture format is allowed, so you can just use your mobile phone to take pictures and upload.
If you are already a FCMB Bank customer, all you need to do is Sign Into your FCMB Internet Banking and creating the new FCMB Account from there. We have put together a Step by Step Guide to help you open FCMB Internet Banking.
Opening a FCMB Bank Account is pretty easy and straight forward. You won’t have to stand in queues, you can just pick your mobile phone and do it from home. Feel free to tell us about what you think about FCMB using the comment section below.
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