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Is it possible to have one bank account for two persons in Metrobank?

One of our dear site users asks us a question:

"Hello, I want to ask if it is possible for my fiance to have a one account for two person in Metrobank? He is in United Kingdom and I'm here in Philippines. The account is for us both. Can i use it here in Philippines?"
Metrobank Joint Account

Answer

Yes, this it's possible to have one account for two persons in Metrobank. In other words, this is an account which has one account number owned by two persons. This is called joint account.

You may open a joint account for you and your fiancée. However, to open an account, Metrobank advises its customers to personally visit any of its branches nationwide and present the following requirements:
  • two (2) government- issued or acceptable photo-bearing IDs (photocopy and original)
  • 1 piece 2" x 2" picture
  • initial deposit (Php 2,000 for ATM or Php 10,000 for Passbook)
Both applicants must be present and go to a Metrobank branch. Both of their signatures are required for opening the account.

Metrobank's branch personnel will be providing you the assistance that you need for account opening. 

Reminders:
  • Any member of the joint account can deposit to the account or withdraw from it.
  • You can use your joint account to manage your household bills with someone you live with, with your relative, husband, wife, or business partner.
  • If a member of the joint account dies, the other one is entitled to that account and has the liability for the debt of that account.
 
If you have other questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to post them in the comment below.
 

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"Is it possible to have one bank account for two persons in Metrobank?" was written by Mary under the Banking category. It has been read 12434 times and generated 0 comments. The article was created on and updated on 21 March 2014.
Total comments : 8
Tutor [Entry]

Is it possible to still open a joint account if only one applicant will go and open the acc?
Aurelie Castillo [Entry]

Hi, is it possible to open a dollar acount for two person? For me and my Sister who's in US right now. What is the requirements that we need? And is it okay that Im the only one to sign in the application form? By the way she's planning to have her vacation here this coming December. Thanks
Glen Cacal [Entry]

I am in the philippines, one party is in abroad. Can we open a joint account?
Dynah joy alejan [Entry]

Hi
Is it okay to have Atm card and passbook under one account name?
angeli [Entry]

hi ask ko lang po sa joint account sa metrobank pd b n ang person n mag oopen is yung anjan lang sa pinas kasi nasa taiwan po ako and 3 years contract po ako
Jasmine Reyes [Entry]

What if my brother is in the other country, can we open joint account even if he's not here?
Maria May B. Armada [Entry]

Hello po.. Sir/Ma'am,gusto po kase ng mother ko mag joint account kami.. Kaso po asa ibang bansa po siya. Possible po ba na makapag open kami ng account kahit andun siya sa ibang bansa? Anu po ang mga kailangan ko kunin kung halimbawa na pwede?
elleine [Entry]

me and my partner are planning to apply for a joint-account savings in metrobank. my question is, should both of us must have the separate requirements? or any of us can provide the requirements?