Having a good financial direction is a must for our OFW abroad. Part of monthly salaries must be kept manage for a brighter future. Opening a saving account is a wise move not only for OFW dependents but also for yourselves. Having your own savings account in our country while working abroad strengthen your financial security. But the question is how and where to open a Philippine bank account while on abroad?
One of the banks where you can open a savings account in Metrobank. They are offering ATM savings account for OFW currently abroad. This ATM can be used internationally in any Maestro-accredited business establishment, or withdraw cash in Cirrus-accredited banks in the currency of the country where you are. Follow this easy steps on how to open Metrobank Savings account for OFW:
1. Find Metrobank international affiliates and remittance centre near you. Ask them if they offer Savings account for OFW.
2. Bring a latest 2×2 picture, passport, and a photocopy, any government issued ID(optional) and ₱50.00 for an initial deposit.
3. Fill-up the and submit account opening application form. Waiting time is from 3 weeks to more than a months depending on your location.
4. Once your ATM card arrives, enrol in Metrobank Online Banking in order for you to change your PIN and monitor all your transactions.
Having a hefty saving after a long time of working abroad is an OFW’s dream. Opening a saving account in our country is just the first step on your path to financial success. Happy savings.