The "Open New Accounts" service on iBanking allows existing customers with DBS or POSB savings or Current Accounts to open a new personal account via iBanking. You can choose from the following new account types:
Accounts opened via iBanking operate in the same way as accounts opened at branches.
You can open the new account anytime as the service is available 24 hours, from Monday to Sunday.
Once the SGD Fixed Deposit and Foreign Currency Fixed Deposit Accounts are opened, you may use the placement function on iBanking to make a placement.
To open an account via iBanking, you need to have the following:
To open a new personal account, simply logon to iBanking and select "Open New Accounts" on the tab on top. You only need to complete 3 easy steps to open the account:
Step 1: Select the new account you wish to open
Step 2: Complete your account details
Step 3: Confirm the account details
Your account will be opened instantly if your application was completed on Monday to Sunday between 7am and 10.30pm (8pm if it is the last working day of the month). Else, please allow up to 2 working days for your account to be opened.
Will my account be opened instantly?
For Day to Day accounts:
For Singapore Dollar Fixed Deposits Accounts:
For Foreign Currency Fixed Deposit Accounts:
For Supplementary Retirement Scheme account:
How will I be informed if the account has been opened?
Once the account has been opened, you will receive a message in your "Notifications" on iBanking. The account number will be stated in the message.
If you are unable to open the account, you will also receive a message in your "Notifications" on iBanking.
On the "Account Details" page, you will be able to select a "Reference Account for Signature" from your list of existing personal and/or joint-alternate deposit accounts for the bank to default the account mailing address and specimen signature for the new account.
The account mailing address of the selected account will be displayed on the screen for your verification. If the address is not updated, you may update your address via iBanking. Kindly allow up to 4 working days for your address to be updated before proceeding to open the new account.
Only personal and joint-alternate accounts will be shown in the dropdown list.
No. Please visit any DBS/POSB branch to open your new account.
Yes, you may visit any DBS/POSB branch if you would like to add a joint person to convert the personal account into a joint account.