Foreign Currency A/C
Features :
  • Any person/firm/organization who earns foreign currency can open Foreign Currency Account with Sonali Bank Limited.
  • The account holder can freely transfer entire amount in foreign currency anywhere he choose or can convert  into Bangladesh Taka currency.
  • The account holder may nominate his nominee to operate the account.
  • Interest in foreign currency is paid in this account if the deposits are for a term of not less than one month and the balance is not less than US$ 1000 or GBP 500 or its equivalent.
  • Any amount brought in with declaration to customs authorities in the form FMJ and upto US$ 5000 brought in without any declaration can be deposited in this account.
  • No initial deposit is required.
  • Funds from this account may also be issued to the account holder upto his entitlement for the purpose of his foreign travels in usual manner.
Require Documents :
  • Account opening form as per format download above.
  • The account opening form and signature card to be filled in and duly signed and verified by the Bangladesh Embassy.
  • Two copies passport size photographs of the account holder and two copy Passport size photograph for each nominee.
  • Photograph of nominee duly attested by the account holder.
  • Photocopy of first 7 pages of the passport for non-resident Bangladeshi national attested by the Bangladesh Embassy abroad.
  • Signature in the account opening form/card must be same with the signature of the passport.
  • Copies of employer's certificate/work permit.
Non-resident Foreign Currency Deposit A/C
Features :
  • All Non-Resident Bangladesh nationals and persons of Bangladesh Origin including those having dual nationality ordinarily residing abroad may open this account with Sonali Bank Limited.
  • The NFCD account may be opened in single/joint name for a period of 1, 3, 6, 12 months.
  • This account may be maintained as long as account holder desires.
  • On maturity the account holder can encash it in local currency or can transfer the amount including accrued interest anywhere he likes.
  • Initial deposit US$ 1000 or GBP 500 sterling or equivalent currency.
  • The account offers attractive interest. Payable in foreign and tax free.
  • The account with accrued interest can be renewed either of the instruction of the account holder or be renewed automatically if there is no instruction otherwise.
  • No interest is given on premature encashment.
Require Documents :
  • Account opening form as per format above. The account opening form and signature card to be filled in and duly signed.
  • Two copies passport size photographs of the account holder duly attested by remitter's Bank/Embassies.
  • Photocopy of first 7 pages of the passport duly attested by the remitters bank/exchange companies having drawing arrangement with Sonali Bank Limited or by Bangladesh Embassy abroad.
Resident Foreign Currency Deposit A/C
Features:
  • Persons ordinarily resident in Bangladesh may open and maintain RFCD Account with foreign exchange brought in at the time of his return from travel abroad with Sonali Bank Limited.
  • Any amount brought in with declaration to customs authorities in the form FMJ and upto US$ 5000 brought in without any declaration can be deposited in this account.
  • Balance in this account can be freely transferred abroad.
  • Funds from this account may also be issued to the account holder for the purpose of his foreign travels in the usual manner.
  • Interest in foreign currency is paid in this account if the deposits are for a term of not less than one month and the balance is not less than US$ 1000 or GBP 500 or its equivalent.
Require Documents :
  • Account opening form as per format below. The account opening form and signature card to be filled in and duly signed.
  • Two copies passport size photographs of the account holder duly attested by remitter's Bank/Embassies.
  • Photocopy of passport and the relevant pages showing evidences of travelling abroad.