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BPS-Sberbank is a large bank in the Republic of Belarus, a member of Sberbank Group.

BPS-Sberbank offers bank account opening services to corporate entities that are not residents of the Republic of Belarus.

The current account in foreign currency and the current type T account in Belarusian roubles can be opened to a non-resident legal entity directly or for support of operations of its representative office (branch).

The temporary account can be opened to a non-resident founder of a commercial entity authorized by other founders, for establishment of the authorized capital. Funds from the temporary account can be used only for credit to the current (settlement) account of the commercial entity after its state registration or repayment to the founders (participants) if they refuse to establish the commercial entity or state registration of the commercial entity is denied.

To open a bank account with BPS-Sberbank, please:

  1. read the Terms and conditions of opening and maintenance of bank accounts of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs with BPS-Sberbank;
  2. read the information about banking day duration;
  3. study the Schedule of fees for operations executed by BPS-Sberbank and choose the most cost-efficient package of operations;
  4. study the remote banking services of BPS-Sberbank and choose the most suitable remote banking service subsystem for execution of banking operations.
  5. fill in the following documents and submit them to the bank:
    1. an application for account opening in two copies in the form stipulated by the bank, signed by a person duly authorized in accordance with the law to sign the bank account agreement, in the presence of an authorized employee of the bank accepting the customer’s documents;
    2. a notarized copy of the extract from the commercial register of the country of incorporation of the non-resident entity or another equal proof of legal status in accordance with the law of the country of its incorporation (the extract shall be dated not more than one year from submission of the application for bank account opening);
    3. a notarized copy of the articles of association or the articles of incorporation or another document based on which the legal entity acts;
    4. a card with specimens of signatures of officers of the legal entity who have the right of signature of documents for settlements, and the seal imprint, made in the presence of the authorized employee of the bank or notarized (upon discretion of the customer), in the form stipulated by the bank. If authenticity of signatures on the card are witnessed by the bank’s employee, documents for card issuance are additionally provided.
    5. the customer questionnaire.
    6. In order to open a bank account to a non-resident legal entity for execution of banking operations by its representative officer (branch) registered in the Republic of Belarus, in accordance with the law of the Republic of Belarus, the following documents shall be presented to the bank in addition to those mentioned above:

      A notarized copy of the regulation on the separate structural division (representative office, branch);

      A notarized or certified by the customer (upon discretion of the customer) copy of the permit for establishment of the representative office issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus or the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (for representative offices of non-resident banks).

    1. an application for account opening in two copies in the form stipulated by the bank, signed by a person duly authorized in accordance with the law to sign the bank account agreement, in the presence of an authorized employee of the bank accepting the customer’s documents;
    2. a document (its notarized copy) confirming the status of the diplomatic representation, consulate of a foreign country, an international organization in the Republic of Belarus unless the legal status is clear from the legislation of the Republic of Belarus;
    3. a card with specimens of signatures of officers of the legal entity who have the right of signature of documents for settlements, and the seal imprint, made in the presence of the authorized employee of the bank or notarized (upon discretion of the customer), in the form stipulated by the bank. If authenticity of signatures on the card are witnessed by the bank’s employee, documents for card issuance are additionally provided.
    4. the customer questionnaire.
    1. an application for account opening in two copies in the form stipulated by the bank, signed by a person duly authorized in accordance with the law to sign the bank account agreement, in the presence of an authorized employee of the bank accepting the customer’s documents;
    2. a notarized copy of the extract from the commercial register of the country of incorporation of the non-resident entity or another equal proof of legal status in accordance with the law of the country of its incorporation (the extract shall be dated not more than one year from submission of the application for bank account opening);
    3. a notarized copy of the articles of association or the articles of incorporation or another document based on which the legal entity acts;
    4. a notarized copy of the resolution on foundation of the legal entity, or a notarized copy of the minutes of meeting of the founders (participants) containing such a resolution (extract therefrom), or a notarized copy of the articles of incorporation of the legal entity etc.
    5. The documents shall confirm the authority of the founder of the established legal entity for opening of the temporary account and utilization of funds thereon, otherwise a document shall be provided confirming the authority of the authorized founder;

    6. a card with specimens of signatures of officers of the legal entity who have the right of signature of documents for settlements, and the seal imprint, made in the presence of the authorized employee of the bank or notarized (upon discretion of the customer), in the form stipulated by the bank. If authenticity of signatures on the card are witnessed by the bank’s employee, documents for card issuance are additionally provided.
    7. the customer questionnaire.
    1. an application for account opening in two copies in the form stipulated by the bank, signed by a person duly authorized in accordance with the law to sign the bank account agreement, in the presence of an authorized employee of the bank accepting the customer’s documents;
    2. a notarized copy of the resolution on foundation of the legal entity, or a copy of the meeting of the founders (participants) containing such a resolution (extract therefrom), or a notarized copy of the articles of incorporation of the legal entity etc.
    3. the customer questionnaire.

    The documents submitted to the bank for bank account opening shall comply with the following requirements:

    • Documents or their copies issued, drawn and/or certified in the stipulated form by competent authorities of foreign countries outside the Republic of Belarus in accordance with the legislation of foreign countries shall be legalized (apostilled) unless otherwise stipulated by international treaties of the Republic of Belarus;
    • Documents shall be executed in one of the state languages of the Republic of Belarus. In other cases documents shall be accompanied by translation into one of the state languages of the Republic of Belarus. Authenticity of the translator’s signature on the documents shall be notarized;
    • Documents shall be valid (be in current version) as of the date of their provision to the bank;
    • Documents shall contain no erasures or corrections;
    • Copies and copies from copies of documents provided to the bank shall be notarized. Copies of documents shall contain all details of such documents;
    • Documents provided to the bank can be filled in by the customer independently but be signed at the bank in the presence of an authorized employee of the bank.

    To open a bank account, please address any regional directorate or banking service centre of BPS-Sberbank.

    Certification of authenticity of signatures of the persons authorized to sign documents for settlements, in the card with signature specimens and seal imprint, by an authorized employee of the bank

    To certify authenticity of signatures of the persons authorized to sign documents for settlements, in the card with signature specimens and seal imprint, the account holder shall provide the bank with:

    1. documents confirming authority of officers authorized to sign documents;
    2. documents confirming identity of officers authorized to sign documents;
    3. signed consent to provision of information from information resources possessed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus and the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (to be provided separately for each person authorized to sign documents for settlements and included into the card with signature specimens and seal imprint of the customer).

    Signature specimens are included into the card stored by the bank in the presence of an authorized employee of the bank.

    The right of the first signature of the documents for settlements belongs to CEO of the legal entity and/or persons duly authorized by him/her.

    The right of the second signature of the documents for settlements belongs to (Chief) Accountant and/or other persons.

    The right of the first signature of the documents for settlements cannot be provided to (Chief) Accountant and/or another person who have the right of the second signature.

    Personal identification documents include:

    • Passport of the citizen of the Republic of Belarus;
    • Passport of the foreign citizen or a replacing document issued by competent national authorities containing identification data about the citizen, his/her photo, name of the issuing authority, validity and date of issue of the document;
    • Residence permit in the Republic of Belarus;
    • Refugee certificate.