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Can a Foreigner or Expatriate open bank account in Singapore? 


Whether you are a foreigner living overseas, tourist or an expatriate who is relocating to Singapore, you can now open a bank account in Singapore without having to visit Singapore.  You can simply submit an online application from anywhere in the world to open a global banking account in Singapore.  You do not need a tourist visa or employment pass to apply.


If you are a foreigner who lives outside of Singapore and wants to invest here, you may open bank account in Singapore for the purpose of savings, trading or investment. You can apply online without visiting Singapore. Do note that the banks in Singapore may not be able to open accounts for some countries due to regulatory restrictions.


If you are an expatriate who is planning to relocate to Singapore, you can apply for a bank account online even before you arrive in Singapore.  You can have your account set up and your banking arrangements, such as salary credit and funds transfer, made before moving here to Singapore.


Citibank International Personal Bank (IPB) Singapore offers you a global bank account that leverages a robust wealth management platform that gives you the convenience to save, trade, and invest in a single access anytime, anywhere at your own pace.   With Citibank Global Transfer, you will also be able to transfer funds between your Citibank accounts globally for free. This service would be useful for sending money to your children studying abroad while being able to diversify your wealth in a politically stable country.  


Please note the minimum funding requirement of US$200,000 in deposits and/or investments when opening a bank account with Citibank IPB Singapore. All accounts must also be for personal use only and are not intended for business transactions. Other terms and conditions apply for account opening.


Begin your wealth management journey and be rewarded with up to US$1,000 cash


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