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Guide to open Swiss Bank Accounts for non residents at Isle of man
























 


Guide to open UK bank account for non resident.

Offshore Bank account at Isle of Man.

Content of the Guide:

About Isle of Man

Opening a current checking bank account in an Isle of Man Bank, Anglo Irish Bank.  Application Checklist. How to Open an Account. What is final step to account opening?

FULL List of Licence Bank holders for banking in the Isle of Man

List of SWIFT CODES for the Banks in Isle of Man

Isle of Man Bank for Europeans Residents only. Current accounts. Apply for a current account.

Open Bank account with Standard Bank Offshore at Isle of Man – Worldwide Acceptance. Account opening contract and forms to download

Offshore Bank account at Isle of Man.


Opening a current checking bank account in an Isle of Man Bank, Anglo Irish Bank. Offshore Bank accounts

Privilege Access Account

If you want immediate access to your money but still benefit from competitive interest rates, choose our Privilege Access Account.


PRIVILEGE ACCESS ACCOUNT

Sterling (Issue 2)

Dollar

Euro

2.60%

1.50%

2.25%

Account Features

  • Variable interest rate
  • Immediate access to funds
  • Interest is accrued daily and paid half yearly in February and August
  • All interest is paid gross*
  • Available in GBP £, USD $ and Euro €
  • Minimum opening balance requirement 5,000 in GBP£, USD $ and Euro

Application Checklist

Bank  require an original certified copy of photographic identification and a certified copy or original of a document which verifies your residential address. These are required for each party to the account, however, Bank can accept one verification of address document if it is addressed to both parties to the account.
Documentation in a foreign language will only be acceptable together with a full professional translation and the bank must be able to identify the translator of the document.

Acceptable forms of Photographic Identification

  • Current valid Passport
  • Current valid Photographic Driving Licence
  • Current valid National ID Card

The document must show your name, signature, ID number, nationality, date of birth, place of birth, date and place of issue and expiry date. If the signature on your ID differs from your application form please sign the copy and have the certifier confirm your current signature.

Acceptable forms of Address Verification

** Please note - must be no more than 3 months old **

  • Utility Bill for fixed service i.e. Gas, Electricity or Telephone Bill (Mobile phone bills are not acceptable)
  • Bank or Credit Card statement
  • Photographic Driving Licence (if not used as a form of Photographic Identification)

PO Boxes - The bank recognises that there are jurisdictions where only PO Boxes are used. In these situations an original letter addressed to Anglo Irish Bank from your IFA/Employer confirming your employment, physical residential address and your PO Box address will be acceptable. The letter must confirm all parties to the account. Please note, the bank does not send post to certain countries and reserves the right to request an alternative correspondence address in another jurisdiction.

Suitable Certifiers acceptable to the Bank

  • Judiciary member, Senior Civil Servant, Serving Police Officer or Customs Officer
  • Embassy, Consulate or High Commission Official
  • Lawyer, Notary Public, Actuary, Company Secretary or Accountant who is a practicing member of recognised professional body
  • Director, Manager or Company Secretary with a financial role within a regulated business(e.g. Bank Manager, Finance Manager or IFA)

IMPORTANT

The certifier should affix their stamp, sign and date the copy. They must also print their name, state their position and quote their office address. They must use the following wording for each document type -

Photographic Identification - 'I certify that this is a true copy of the original document and that the photograph is a true likeness of the individual concerned'

Address verification - 'I certify that this is a true copy of the original document'

Please note, applicants family members cannot certify the documents. The bank reserves the right to satisfactorily identify the certifier by making further enquiries.

Click here to download the template for the correct requirements when certifying Identification documents (pdf).

How to Open an Account

Please complete the EU form if you are currently resident within the EU (EU member states only). For a list of EU member states please click here

Please complete the NON-EU form if you are currently resident outside the EU (Isle of Man and Channel Islands residents should complete this form)
Please note:

  • Applications from UK Resident & UK Domiciled individuals will be considered, however they will be subject (in all cases) to Exchange of Information with the UK revenue under the European Savings Directive.
  • As a result of international sanctions and the level of perceived risk associated with certain jurisdictions it is the policy of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation (International) PLC not to accept business from the attached list of countries. The Bank apologises for any inconvenience this may cause however adopting a risk based approach precludes the Bank from facilitating banking arrangements to individuals or entities within these jurisdictions.

More Information

What is final step to account opening?

  • A confirmation letter is issued within a few days of the account opening - this includes the new account number
  • Statements will be issued quarterly (as at the last day of December/March/June/September) reflecting all transactions since the last statement or the opening of the account, including interest paid

FULL List of Licence Bank holders for banking in the Isle of Man

Abbey National
AIB Bank (CI)
Alliance & Leicester International
Alliance & Leicester
Anglo Irish Bank Corporation (I.O.M.)
Bank of Bermuda (Isle of Man)
Bank of Ireland (I.O.M.)
Bank of Scotland International
Bank of Scotland
Barclays Bank
Barclays Private Bank & Trust (Isle of Man)
Barclays Private Clients International
BNP Paribas Securities Services Custody Bank
BNP Paribas Trust Company (IOM)
Bradford & Bingley International
Britannia International
Cayman National Bank and Trust Company (Isle of Man)
Celtic Bank
Close Bank (Isle of Man)
Close Trustees (Isle of Man)
Conister Trust
Duncan Lawrie (IOM)
Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM)
Habib European Bank
HSBC Bank International
HSBC Bank
HSBC Custody Services (Isle of Man)
Irish Nationwide (IOM)
Irish Permanent (IOM)
Isle of Man Bank
Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander (Isle of Man)
Lloyds TSB Offshore
Merrill Lynch Bank and Trust Company (Cayman)
Nationwide International
RBS Coutts Bank (Manx)
Standard Bank Isle of Man
The Co-operative Bank
Royal Bank of Scotland International (also trading as NatWest Offshore)
The Royal Bank of Scotland
The Standard Bank of South Africa
Zurich Bank International

List based on information from the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission

List of SWIFT CODES for the Banks in Isle of Man

 

SWIFT

ABBEY NATIONAL PLC

ANILIMDXXXX

AIB BANK (CI) LIMITED

AIBKIMDXXXX

ALLIANCE & LEICESTER INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

N

ANGLO IRISH BANK CORPORATION (I.O.M) PLC

ANGOIMDDXXX

BANK OF IRELAND (I.O.M) LIMITED

BIGTIMDXXXX

BANK OF SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

BOFSIM21IOM

BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC

BOFSIM21XXX

BARCLAYS BANK PLC

BARCIMD1XXX

BARCLAYS PRIVATE BANK & TRUST (ISLE OF MAN) LIMITED

BPBLIMD1XXX

BARCLAYS PRIVATE CLIENTS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

BARCIMD10D2

BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES S.A.

 

BRADFORD & BINGLEY INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

 

BRITANNIA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

 

CELTIC BANK LIMITED

CELBIMD1XXX

CLOSE BANK (ISLE OF MAN) LIMITED

CLOSIMDDXXX

DUNCAN LAWRIE (IOM) LIMITED

N

FAIRBAIRN PRIVATE BANK (IOM) LIMITED

RFLCIMDXXXX

HABIB EUROPEAN BANK LIMITED

HBZUIMDDXXX

HSBC BANK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

N

HSBC BANK PLC

MIDLIM21XXX

IRISH NATIONWIDE (I.O.M) LIMITED

N

IRISH PERMANENT (IOM) LIMITED

N

ISLE OF MAN BANK LIMITED

RBOSIMD2XXX

KAUPTHING SINGER & FRIEDLANDER (ISLE OF MAN) LIMITED

KAUPIMDXXXX

LLOYDS TSB OFFSHORE LIMITED

LOYDIMD1XXX

NATIONWIDE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

N

RBS COUTTS BANK (MANX) LIMITED

COUTIMDDXXX

STANDARD BANK ISLE OF MAN LIMITED

SBICIMDXXXX

THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

RBOSIMDXXXX

THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC

RBOSIMD1XXX

THE STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA LIMITED

SBZAIMDDXXX

ZURICH BANK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

ZBILIMDDXXX

Note: Always double check your banking instructions with your bank representative.

Isle of Man Bank for Europeans Residents only
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Extra benefit accounts

Gold account

Our Gold account is a sterling bank account with extras such as annual travel cover and collision damage waiver for hire cars.
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Regular current account

Current Plus

No monthly subscription charges. Plus an overdraft and chequebook (subject to eligibility) which could be handy - even if you don't need them at the moment.
More on Current Plus


Step account

A simple bank account with no arranged overdraft facility.
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Open Bank account with Standard Bank Offshore at Isle of Man – Worldwide Acceptance


Here's how to proceed:

Step 1
Are you sure you have picked the right account? You may need to contact us to determine your needs and find out more about our range of services.

Step 2
Print out the application form provided below using adobe acrobat. Complete the application form ensuring that you have signed in all the places requested.

Step 3
Once you have filled in the application form, complete the transfer instructions to your bank (if required). Print out these forms provided below using adobe acrobat.

Step 4
Send the form duly signed together with the transfer instructions (if appropriate), attach identity documents and post them to:

Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited
Standard Bank House
One Circular Road
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 1SB

Tel: 44 (0)1624 643643
Fax: 44 (0)1624 643800
E-mail: sbiom@standardbank.com

Account opening contract and Forms to download

That`s all, enjoy  your new bank account at Isle of Man.

 

 

 

 

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