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How to Apply for Banco de Oro (BDO) Savings Account
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Banco de Oro (BDO) is one of the largest banks in the Philippines and has received several awards and recognitions. Your money is safe and secured if you open or apply a BDO Savings Account. Here's the procedure on how to apply for a Banco de Oro (BDO) Savings Account:

Step 1

Prepare the needed requirements:

a.) At least 2 valid id's. Bring at least 1 or 2 photo-bearing valid id's and 1 or 2 non photo-bearing valid id's:

> Photo-bearing Valid ID's:
- Postal ID
- Driver's License
- Voter's ID
- Company ID
- School ID
- Passport
- Senior Citizen ID
- Government-issued id's:
UMID card
PhilHealth ID

> Non photo-bearing Valid ID's:
- NSO Birth Certificate
- Barangay Clearance/Certificate
- Police Clearance
- NBI Clearance
- Marriage Certificate
- etc...

b.) 2 pieces of 1x1 recent colored pictures of yourself

c.) Initial deposit (2,000 pesos for ATM only  and 5,000 pesos for Passbook with ATM) 

Step 2

Go to your chosen or nearest Banco de Oro (BDO branch).

Step 3

Inside the bank, go to New Accounts section and tell a bank officer that you want to apply for a new account.

Step 4

The bank officer will process your application, do some paperworks, and you will fill out an application form.

Step 5

After filling out the form completely, ask the bank officer when will your ATM or Passbook savings account will be released.

BDO Passbook Savings Account
Photo of my BDO Passbook Savings Account

After the application process, the bank officer will give you a deposit slip that confirms your initial deposit transaction. 

Claiming Your BDO ATM/Passbook (Waiting Period)

Usually BDO will release your ATM or Passbook after 7 days (1 week). So, you should go back to your bank after a week and don't forget to bring your deposit slip to claim your ATM or Passbook savings account.

Happy banking with Banco de Oro (BDO)!

Do you have any concerns with BDO savings account?

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137 Imee Pascual   (27-April-2015 11:58 AM)
Hi Sir/Ma'a,

I would like to ask if it is possible to open a joint account for Passbook with ATM?

136 Shella Aparri   (31-January-2015 4:50 PM)
I want to open account but i'm here in Korea is it possible to open account through online..thanks hope you response immediately.

135 Jeason Locsin Trayco   (07-November-2014 10:09 AM)
Hi Good Day!

I would like to inquire about opening an account for ATM only, but unfortunately I don't have any ID, all I have is my NSO Birth Certificate and NBI Clearance. Is it okay if that's the only documents i can present?.

Hoping for your immediate response.
Thank you.

Jeason Trayco

134 Christy Joy Vicente   (07-October-2014 10:14 AM)
Hi,,im joy,,recently in malaysia..i want open account in your bank from here by online..but i dont know how to do..
please help me.,thanks

133 liezel taniajura   (14-August-2014 9:00 AM)
hi , good day, i just wt to ask how much is the initial deposit for a non atm card? thanks

132 Larry Mendoza   (29-July-2014 7:53 PM)
Hi! I'm mr Mendoza of Batangas city.i just have some question regarding on how to open an account.and how much is the initial deposit for the debit card w/ passbook? Do i need to keep or maintain a balance i order to keep my account.active?how much is the maintaining balance?

I am looking forward for this ! Tnx!

131 Christian Marc Mondejar   (10-July-2014 8:31 AM)
Hi, i just opened my account yesterday at BDO SM North Annex
I was just asked the following
* 2 Valid ID
* Landline number (for confirmation of address)
* P2,000 for deposit

They'll take a picture of you through their webcam, so no need to bring a 1x1 photo
They also have a xerox machine, no need to photocopy your id's
soo, yeah thats it.

130 Jonathan Gallardo   (26-June-2014 6:42 AM)
i just want to know if my BDO kabayan savings account is still actice so i can transfer money to this account..
my account number is 5120591567
card number 5194 6301 0920 9261

because i want to transfer money in this card here in abroad

129 Emerald Ellis   (24-June-2014 8:27 PM)
Is underage like 20 or 21 years of age can apply this as allowness??

128 Engracia Dalimet   (18-June-2014 11:33 AM)
Sir /Madam

My atm and passbook was lost while i was in the philippine.Is it possible for me to have a replacement passbook and atm with the same account number?Im currently working overseas.Im looking forward for your reply.

Thank you.

127 arienz   (09-June-2014 5:43 PM)
hello !! good day..!! is it necessary that I should bring my original copy of N.S.O??? what about xerox copy?? it Isn't acceptable??


126 Heidi Operio   (26-May-2014 11:07 PM)
Applying for that account that theres no atm card is free but you have to deposit amounts as soon as you apply 5k up is ok

its based on my experienced

125 joe pickering   (18-May-2014 2:33 PM)
Hello, what will I need to do to open an account from Australia?

124 Teoly Roa,Menoza   (15-May-2014 6:31 PM)
How to open a new account? I'm here in japan ! Is it possible to open an account through my cousin??

123 Florisa Flores Paladan   (07-May-2014 11:05 PM)
Hi. Would like to know if I could deposit cash to my son's Junior Savers Passbook even w/out the actual passbook? And if there's no charge on interbranch deposit? Would really appreciate your response. Thank you.

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