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How to open a bank account in Sberbank (Kazakhstan)

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GSL rating

Beginning of cooperation

April, 2021

Last contact

October, 2022

Last update

September, 2022
  • the bank opens current accounts;
  • it is possible to open an account for offshore companies;
  • it is possible to open an account on Forex, payment systems (on an individual basis);
  • there are no requirements for account balances, turnover and company activities;
  • when opening an account, you must first obtain the approval of the bank's lawyers;
  • when opening an account for a company, you will need to get a local tax number (BIN), and get a TIN for the signatory on the account;
  • a visit to the bank is not required;
  • for clarification of the term for opening an account, please contact a consultant
GSL rating
Beginning of cooperation
April, 2021
Last contact
October, 2022
Last update
September, 2022
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General information and rating

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Global rating
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Countrywide rating
Countrywide rating of the head bank
Global rating of the head bank
Year of foundation
2006
History
The history of the Subsidiary Bank of Sberbank of Russia Joint Stock Company in Kazakhstan begins at the end of 2006, when Sberbank of Russia, the flagship of the Russian financial system, the largest financial institution in Central and Eastern Europe, at the end of 2006 acquired 99.99% of the shares of Kazakh TexakaBank. In 2007, the Bank obtained a license to conduct banking and other operations carried out by banks in national and foreign currencies. In the same year, the authorized capital of the Bank was increased almost 15 times and amounted to 29 billion tenge (more than 240 million dollars), which allowed SB Sberbank JSC to become one of the 10 largest banks in the Republic of Kazakhstan in terms of authorized capital. Today SB Sberbank JSC has a branch network of 110 structural divisions, 17 of which are branches
Personnel
There are Russian-speaking staff
Bank’s shareholders
The main shareholder of SB Sberbank JSC is Sberbank PJSC
Confidentiality
Judicial Cooperation Agreement with Russia is signed; Double Taxation Agreement with Russia is signed; AML legislation is strictly observed
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    Minimum requirements

    Minimum balance, €
    Transactions permitted per month
    0
    Initial deposit of funds, €
    0
    Deadline for the initial deposit, month
    Transactions permitted per month
    No restrictions
    Initial deposit of funds, €
    No requirement
    Minimum turnover, €/year
    Is not limited
    How fast payments are executed
    Day to day or next day

    Tariffs and services

    125
    Outcoming transfer, €
    0
    Incoming transfer, €
    N/A
    Account maintenance, €/year
    N/A
    Payment limit for credit cards, €/day
    Outcoming transfer, €
    The cost of transferring to a foreign bank is 0.25% of the amount, at least 5,000 tenge (~ 10 euros)
    Incoming transfer, €
    The bank does not take payment for crediting
    Distant access to the account
    Sberbank Online
    Financial products
    The bank offers its clients a full range of basic banking services. Opening accounts in dollars, euros, Russian rubles and other currencies. Carries out transactions on the account and provides banking services related to its maintenance. Safe services, lending, etc.
    Credit/debit cards
    Visa, MasterCard. The bank does not issue currency cards

    Account opening procedure

    Days to open for incoming transfers
    case by case
    Days to open for outcoming transfers
    case by case
    References
    Not necessary
    Purpose of the account
    Current
    Visit to the bank
    No visit to the bank required
    Required
    Standard set of corporate documents. The documents must be translated into Russian with notarization and apostille. General civil passport of the Russian Federation (copy with notarization), other passports require translation, notarization and apostille.
    Types of accounts
    Current
    Opening procedure and Due Diligence
    It is possible to open an account without visiting the country where the bank is located
    Chances to open an account
    Predictable

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    The cost of opening an account, $
    Global rating
    Countrywide rating
    GSL rating
    4 500
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    N/A
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