How do I open a Term Deposit?
You can open a new Term Deposit via Internet Banking. An Online Term Deposit can be opened for 3—12 months with the interest paid at maturity.
Step 1: Log in to Internet Banking.
Step 2: Navigate to ‘Self Service’ and select ‘Open New Account’.
Step 3: Select ‘Apply’ under the New Term Deposit section.
Step 4: Enter your One Time Password received either via Token or via SMS sent to your mobile phone. Select ‘Next’.
Step 5: Review the Terms and Conditions for Opening a Term Deposit and refer to our FAQs as they contain important information, including what happens if you apply for an early withdrawal.
Step 6: If you agree with the Terms and Conditions, select ‘Yes’ and then select ‘Next’.
Step 7: If you wish to add a joint holder to your Term Deposit, you can do so by selecting ‘Add Applicant’, otherwise select ‘Next’.
Step 8: Enter the deposit amount and select the term period from the drop down. Select ‘OK’ and the applicable interest rate will display. Select ‘Next’.
Step 9: Select the account you wish to transfer funds from via the ‘Internal Account’ drop down.
Step 10: Select your Principle and Interest maturity options from the respective drop downs, then select ‘Next’.
Step 11: Review the information entered under the Account Information heading. If you wish to make changes, do so by selecting ‘Back’.
Step 12: Enter your One Time Password received either via Token or via SMS sent to your mobile phone and select ‘Confirm’ to open your new Term Deposit.
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