Best Bank For Student In Kenya

Below Are The Best Bank For Student In Kenya

STUDENT ACCOUNT – BARCLAYS BANK KENYA

This is a current account by Barclays bank Kenya. The account is specifically designed for college and university students over the age of 18 years.

Opening Requirements
  • Duly completed and signed application form
  • Valid student ID
  • Your Kenyan national ID or a valid passport and PIN certificate
  • A recent passport-sized photograph.
Bank Network
  • Barclays has a wide network of branches and ATMs across major towns.
  • Barclays offers Agency banking at any Postal Corporation of Kenya branch. Customers can deposit, withdraw or even do other transactions safely and at convenience.
Online/ Mobile banking

Online and mobile banking is available to the account holders for free. To access online banking the customer has to  visit the nearest Barclays bank branch for registration while Mobile banking can be accessed by:

  • dialing USSD Code *224#
  • downloading the Barclays Bank Mobile App.

STUDENT ACCOUNT – KCB KENYA COMMERCIAL BANK

This is a student account by Kenya Commercial Bank.It targets young people who are in colleges and universities.

Opening requirements
  • 2 latest colored Passport sized photographs.
  • Original and Photocopy of National Identity card or Passport.
  • Original and Photocopy of Student Identity card or a letter of Introduction from college.
Bank Network
  • Kenya Commercial Bank branches can be accessed in major towns and cities.KCB has extended its services to various countries in eastern Africa mainly in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Burundi, and Rwanda.
  • KCB Mtaani-an Agency banking platform from KCB Bank to ensure that its Customers can access banking products at their convenience.
Online/ Mobile banking

Online and mobile banking is available for the account holders. To access online banking the customer has to fill the I-bank application form or visit the nearest KCB branch while Mobile banking can be accessed by:

  • dialing USSD Code *522#
  • downloading The KCB App

THE STUDENTS ACCOUNT – NIC BANK

This is a current account by NIC Bank. The account is designed for students and is available in KES.

Opening Requirements
  • Copy of student ID
  • Passport photo
  • Letter from the university/ college.
  • Colored passport-size photo
Bank Network
  • Nic bank has branches and ATMs spread across major towns and cities. Nic Bank has extended its services to the East African region(Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania).
  • NIC Bank has partnered with Postbank to offer you a wider and more convenient banking network. You can now make cash withdrawals, cash deposits, check mini statements, and account balances at any of Postbank branches countrywide.
Online/ Mobile banking

Online and mobile banking is available to the account holders. To access online banking the customer has to visit the nearest NIC branch for registration or register online at the bank’s website while Mobile banking can be accessed by:

  • dialing USSD Code *488#
  • downloading the NIC mobile App.

How to open a student bank account in Kenya?

What You Require to Open an Achievers Student Account

  1. Original Student ID/ college letter of admission.
  2. National ID and photocopy.
  3. Passport for non-Kenyan students -student pass and alien id.