• CIMB Current Account

    CIMB offers Current Accounts that has the highest interest rates along with convenient services.

    Types of CIMB Current Account

    CIMB offers 4 types of Current Accounts. They are as follows:

    • CIMB StartSaver Account
    • CIMB Foreign Currency Current Account
    • CIMB StartSaver-i Account
    • CIMB USD Interest Current Account

    Features and benefits of CIMB Current Account

    Following are the features and benefits of different types of CIMB Current Accounts:

    • CIMB StartSaver Account:

      • This account is a combined checking and savings account.
      • You receive unlimited free cheque books.
      • An interest rate of 0.8% per annum is offered on the entire account balance.
      • The interest is accrued daily and this gives you the flexibility to deposit on any day and you can receive interest at the end of every month.
      • You can top up your account through monthly funds transfer, in-branch deposits, mail-in cheque and Interbank GIRO.
      • You can get your monthly fee waived by opting to receive only Estatements.
      • You can access internet banking facility via CIMB Clicks.
      • There is no-fall below fee charged.
      • Withdrawals can be made overseas for free.
      • You can enjoy instant funds transfer.
      • You can get your account number instantaneously upon application.
      • The minimum initial deposit required is S$5,000.
    • CIMB Foreign Currency Current Account:

      • You get a wide range of major currencies to choose from.
      • You can invest, pay, receive funds and trade in 5 different foreign currencies – EUR, AUD, USD, GBP and JPY.
      • Deposits can be made using cheques, Electronic Funds Transfer and demand drafts.
      • You get unlimited free cheque books for your USD account. The cheque book will be automatically delivered to you.
      • You can opt for Estatements and this will waive your monthly account fee.
      • Minimum initial deposit for JPY – 500,000, GBP-1,000, EUR- 1,000, AUD-1,000, USD- 1,000.
    • CIMB StartSaver-i Account:

      • This is a Shariah compliant checking and savings account. It uses the Wadiah Yad Dhamanah concept.
      • You can deposit the money with the bank for safe-keeping and potentially earn hibah rate of 0.8% per annum.
      • Historical hibah is accrued daily at the bank’s discretion and you will receive it at the end of the month.
      • You can top-up your account via mail-in cheque, monthly funds transfer, in-branch deposits and Interbank GIRO.
      • Your monthly account fee will be waived if you opt to receive Estatements.
      • Account can be opened online.
      • You can enjoy instant fund transfers to and from the participating banks in Singapore.
      • Overseas ATM withdrawals are free.
      • Get access to internet banking via CIMB Clicks.
      • Enjoy unlimited free cheque books.
      • When you run out of cheque books, it will be automatically delivered to you.
      • The minimum initial deposit required is S$5,000.
    • CIMB USD Interest Current Account:

      • This account is USD checking and Savings Accounts combined.
      • You can enjoy interest rate of up to 0.6% per annum on the first USD200,000 in your Current Account.
      • USD cheque books are delivered for no charges.
      • The money can be withdrawn and deposited via telegraphic transfer, cheques, and demand drafts.
      • If you opt for Estatements, the monthly account fee will be waived.
      • The minimum initial deposit required is USD1,000.

    Documents required

    To open a CIMB Current Account you will have to submit the following documents:

      • Singaporeans or permanent residents and Malaysians will have to submit their NRIC.
      • Foreigners will have to submit their proof of residential address, Passport, Work Permit, Employment Pass, Student Pass, and Dependant’s Pass.

    How to apply?

    You can apply for CIMB Current Account online. The application form is available on the CIMB website.

    If you want to get more information and clear understanding of the account, you can visit the nearest CIMB branch and get in touch with a representative of the bank. First, try to understand the features and terms and conditions of the account, and then continue with opening the account.

    You can also call the customer care number and avail the relevant information or clear out the confusion with regard to CIMB Current Accounts. You can also request for a call back from the Bank’s representative. You will have to fill out the details of the account, your contact number, your convenient time to receive the phone call and the query. The bank representative will call you back at the time convenient to you.

    You can drop an email to AtYourService@cimb.com and you will get a response within 1 working day.

    Once you have gathered all the information, choose an account that meets your requirements. In order to make the decision process easy, you can choose to compare different current accounts on the CIMB website. The comparison will list out the features and benefits of different accounts and give you information on what is available with one account and not available with the other. This will make it easier to compare the pros and cons of various current accounts.

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