Standard Chartered Basic Savings Account

Saving doesn't get any easier with this savings account featuring a low minimum deposit of only RM20.

Standard Chartered Basic Savings Account
Interest Rate
0.25% p.a.
Min. Deposit
Phone Banking
Account Statement
eStatement (via email)

Interest Rate

What you earn based on the amount that you have in your account

Min. AmountMax. AmountInterest Rate
RM1No maximum0.25% p.a.


What would make it different?

Online Banking
Standard Chartered Online Banking
Mobile App
  • Available
PIDM Protected
Up to RM250,000
ATM Card

Fees & Charges

MEPS Withdrawal Fee
HOUSe Withdrawal Fee
Overseas Withdrawal Fee


Minimum Age
  • 18 years old
Minimum Initial Deposit
Who can apply
  • Malaysians
  • Foreigners

More Information

What’s good about this account?

This is a regular savings account offered by Standard Chartered Bank for anyone and everyone who wants a basic account with no frills attached and no heavy requirements to keep the account going. In layman terms, this the account for everyone.

With the account, you will get an ATM/Debit card for all your banking needs and if you are new to the world of banking and finances, this can be your kick off account for all your income and spending needs.

Is there an interest rate?

Yes, all savings accounts come with a nominal interest rate. Having said that regardless of your bank balance, any amount in your account will make you money with an interest rate of 0.25%p.a.

The minimum balance required to keep your account open and functioning is only RM1, so you can be sure that maintenance on this savings account is simple.

What are the requirements to open the account?

Firstly, you will be at least 18 years or older to be eligible for this account. Secondly, the account is only open to Malaysian Citizens and you will need to have your NRIC with you for the application. The minimum deposit is RM20 to open the account and you can save as much money as you like in the account, as there is no maximum limit.

The account comes with a ATM/Debit card that you can use for all your physical transactions and to deposit and withdraw money from your account via ATM.

Can I manage the account online?

Yes, you can. Register your savings account online with Standard Chartered Online Banking for the freedom to move your money as you see fit. It will also make tracking your transactions easy, both physical and online.

You can also opt for an e-Statement rather than a hard copy for better access whenever you need on all your devices.

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