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Opening a SA bank account - resident in UK

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Opening a SA bank account - resident in UK

Post Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 6:44 pm

I am an ex permanent resident of SA (17 years) now living in Somerset, England. I have pension entitlement in SA and need to open a bank account for it to be paid into - can anyone offer help or advice.
Thank you


Re: Opening a SA bank account - resident in UK

Post Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:03 pm

Hi Dandee,

Welcome to Expat Focus.

Have you contacted any of the banks in SA.

I came across these links where the banks offered online banking.

Please view details for First National bank please view here...

and ABSA bank


Please let me know if the links were of help.

Kind regards


Last edited by Carole on Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:20 pm; edited 1 time in total

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Re: Opening a SA bank account - resident in UK

Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:51 pm

Hi Carole
Thanks for the advice. I have applied to FNB online so I will wait and see what happens. I banked with them when we lived there so I might be lucky. I will let you know the outcome.
Many thanks


Re: Opening a SA bank account - resident in UK

Post Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:46 pm


I'd suggest that you contact the different banks


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