Offshore Banking

Hot Line: +8801938801756, +8801810177393, +8801968378132

Swift Code: DBBLBDDH

  • Open a fixed deposit offshore banking account with Dutch-Bangla Bank through a simple process and enjoy attractive interest rates. Non-resident Bangladeshi and their close relatives in Bangladesh, foreigners, and foreign companies can open offshore banking foreign currency (FC) and FDR account. Offshore Banking FC account and FDR can be opened in USD, EURO, GBP, CAD and AUD.

FC Account is necessary for transfering foreign currency to Dutch-Bangla Bank for onward opening of FDR.

Documents required for opening an FC Account

  • Copy of valid passport (personal information pages) for foreign passport holder.
  • For Bangladeshi passport holder, copy of valid passport (personal information pages) and having visa with six month validity or PR.
  • Passport sized photograph of applicant and nominees.
  • Valid photo ID of Nominees.
  • No further document is required for offshore banking FDR (except nominees photo).
  • The maximum size of each uploaded images must be within 200KB.
  • You can open an FC Account using the link
  • Open FC Account

Products and Rates

Features of FDR

  • Fixed Deposit Receipts (FDRs) can be opened with funds as minimum as 1,000 USD or EURO or GBP or CAD or AUD.
  • Interest earned on offshore FDRs is completely exempt from taxes.
  • The balance in an offshore account, along with the accrued interest, is transferable abroad at any time.
  • The balance of an offshore account can be encashed or transferred to any Bangladeshi bank account.

Opening FDR Account

A tracking ID has been sent to your verified email or mobile after the successful submission of the offshore banking FC account opening request.

You can check the account opening status using the Tracking ID

  • Please click the link to check the account opening status.
  • Check Status

You can withdraw balance of your offshore banking FC account using your international debit card (MasterCard or Visa) (This service is only provided to customers maintaining an FDR account with a balance of 100,000 USD, EURO, GBP, CAD, or AUD or more.) or

Fill out the online form with the necessary information to transfer fund from offshore banking FC account to your overseas account.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Click on the 'Open FC account' button from the FC Account opening tab.
  • You can fill out the simple online form with your basic information.
  • Upload a copy of your Valid Passport, VISA, or PR, along with a photo and nominee's photo ID.
  • Submit for review, and your account will be opened successfully.
  • Click Internet Banking Login
  • Enter the User ID and One-Time Password provided by DBBL, then click on the 'Sign In' button.
  • After accepting the Terms and Conditions, please set a new password, entering the old one first.
  • Contact your bank or financial institution to initiate the international wire transfer.
  • Provide them with the necessary details such as the recipient's name (Your Account Name), DBBL FC account number, SWIFT/BIC code of Dutch-Bangla Bank, and the amount you wish to transfer.
  • Click on the 'Open FDR account' button from the Offshore Banking FDR Tab to open an FDR account by yourself.
  • Log-into Internet Banking
  • Click on the ‘Open term deposit’ menu from the My Deposit tab.
  • Provide necessary information such as the source FC account, FDR product (Tenor), the amount you wish to deposit into the FDR account, along with nominee information.
  • Click on the submit button, and the FDR account will be opened successfully.
  • Click on the Internet Banking Login
  • Log-into internet banking.
  • Click on the ‘Redeem term deposit’ menu from the My Deposit tab.
  • Provide necessary information such as redemption type, amount, and the Transferred FC account.
  • Click on the ‘Redeem’ button to complete the redemption.

For FDR worth USD, EURO, GBP, CAD, or AUD 100,000 and above, account holder will get an international Debit Card against their FC account (VISA/ Masters per client’s request at the time of opening FC account) through DHL at their address. Customer can withdraw money using their debit card.

Or by filling out the online form with the necessary information to transfer fund from your offshore banking FC account to your overseas account. Click the link to fill out the online form Fund transfer request

With debit card one can purchase on POS/Online and withdraw money from ATM up to the balance of the account.

With Priority Pass 4 persons including pass holder can avail lounge of selected International Airport and Balaka Lounge of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka each time of visit abroad.

You will receive your Internet Banking User ID and password through your verified email or mobile (SMS).

The rate at which the FDR is issued remains fixed until maturity.

Non-resident Bangladeshi and their close relatives in Bangladesh, foreigners, foreign institutional investors, and foreign companies can now open and maintain foreign currency accounts/FDR

  • Copy of valid passport (personal information pages) for foreign passport holder.
  • For Bangladeshi passport holder, copy of valid passport (personal information pages) and having visa with six month validity or PR.
  • Passport sized photograph of applicant and nominees.
  • Valid photo ID of Nominees.

Dutch-Bangla Bank PLC SWIFT Code is DBBLBDDH

Fund can be credited by the account holder through the swift(banking channels)

Yes, any existing Dutch-Bangla Bank customer can open Offshore banking FC account if he or she qualifies as per the Bangladesh Bank FE Circular No-19

Currently at Dutch-Bangla Bank, a customer can open FDR account in USD, EUR, GBP, CAD and AUD currency only.

For maintaining anoffshore bankingFC account, no minimum balance is required. For Fixed deposit account the minimum deposit amount is 1,000 USD, EURO, GBP, CAD or AUD.

The available tenors are 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years and 5 years.

The balance of the account can be used for any of the following purposes:

  • Transferring to any bank accounts to meet necessary payments and investments.
  • Making outward remittances of the entire balance as and when necessary.

To open a Fixed deposit account, opening an offshore banking FC account is a mandatory requirement.

Yes, nominee is required for both individual FC account and Fixed deposit account.

Yes, the customer can add multiple nominees to the account. For each nominee, we will need photo identification document and one copy passport sized photograph.

No, there is no maximum limit for offshore banking FC or Fixed deposit account.

Yes, an international debit card (MasterCard or VISA) will be issued only to account holders who maintain a fixed deposit amount of 100,000 or more USD, Euro, GBP, CAD, AUD.