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SGA is an all-in-one account with features of savings and current account as well as optional facilities for deposit placement. The account affords you a reliable, secure and convenient way to take care of your financial transactions in Nigeria.

You must be resident outside Nigeria and you will have to provide the required documentation to complete your application package.

The documents required are;

  • One recent passport photograph
  • Form of identification (e.g. International passport or Drivers license)
  • Form of address verification (e.g. credit or debit card statement, utility bills, account statement).
  • Kindly Visit our website – www.skyebankng.com
  • Click on Product – Skye Global Account
  • Download the account opening form.

Take the completed form and other required documents (please go with the originals for verification purposes) to our Skye Bank agent closest to your location. If there is no agent in your city, kindly have copies of your account opening documents notarized by a notary public, and forward them with your completed account opening form to:

Skye Global Desk
Skye Bank Plc (Head Office Annex)
708/709 Adeola Hopewell Street
Victoria Island Lagos.


We recommend that you mail your package via a courier service (i.e. UPS, DHL, Federal Express) for greater security and faster receipt. You can also personally submit the account-opening package at any of our branches if you are in Nigeria.

To locate an agent, visit our corporate website at: http://www.skyebankng.com/contact-skye.html. You may also send a mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

You can contact us via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us on the following numbers +234-1-8793866 or 234-1-2700135 available during office hours, 8am - 6.00pm weekdays.

There is no COT charge or maintenance fee in running your account, only minimal charges for specific transactions. Rather you earn interest on your naira account.

Two accounts are opened at inception – A foreign currency denominated account and a Naira account. The minimum opening and net balance on your account is N50,000.00 or its equivalent in the foreign currency account.

You can fund your account through the following means:

  • Bank to Bank transfer (SWIFT transfer).
  • Cash lodgments in Nigeria by anyone
  • Cheques/Dividends lodgments in Nigeria

This will be communicated to you after you open your account with the bank.

No. Our means of receiving funds into your account are as indicated above.

Yes via Skye Plus ® Online: our Internet Banking service which enables you to conveniently access your account balances. Request for execution of transactions on your behalf are to be routed through our secured Skye Bankmail.

You will receive a Skye Plus ® Online ID and a letter with your account information after your application is processed. The letter will also contain information on our correspondent banks. After you have confirmed the receipt of your account information, you will be sent a user id for our Bankmail system that enables you send instructions directly to us.

  • Contact your Skye Global Account Manager.
  • Submit your request via Bankmail.
  • Register for our online transfer module.
  • Submit your request via Skye Plus® Online (/Bankmail).
  • Submit your request via Fax.
  • Cheques must be payable to yourself, in the currency in which your account was opened. Sign and place your Skye Global Account number on the back of the cheque and write "For Deposit Only”. You must mail your cheque to the following address:
  • Skye Bank Plc
    708/708 Adeola Hopewell Street
    Victoria Island
    Lagos, Nigeria
  • We recommend that you mail your cheque via a courier service (i.e. UPS, DHL, Federal Express) for greater security and faster receipt.
  • Chequebooks and ATM cards are issued by request only. You may request for a chequebook and/or ATM card after your Skye Global Account has been funded. The price of the chequebook will vary depending on the quantity ordered (N1, 000.00 or its equivalent in foreign currency for 50 leaflets). Please note that these charges may be subject to change. ATM cards will be issued free if requested, however a nominal monthly ATM card fee of N100 per month will apply.
  • To order a chequebook or ATM card, please contact your account manager or send mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Submit your request via Bankmail
  • Send your request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Once your account has been opened, you may access your account online by visiting http://www.skyebankng.com

  • Click on Login
  • Enter your login name and password.

Some examples of things you can do via Skye Plus online (Bankmail) include:

  • Payments to third parties
  • Obtain account balance
  • Verify and request transfers out of your account to other accounts within Skye Bank or accounts with other banks within Nigeria
  • Re-order chequebooks
  • Update your contact details
  • Request for share purchase
  • Fixed deposit instructions
  • Mortgage
  • Stocks and shares
  • Fixed Deposit

Still not satisfied about the questions? Send a mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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