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Account Information

Diaspora Account

  • It is a deposit account designed for Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin living in Diaspora to open and use foreign currency account with a bank in their home country.
  • Individuals and companies, that have head offices in foreign countries, can open this account.
Loan Information

Diaspora Loan

Mortgage/ Home loan is a secured Long-Term Loans provided to Ethiopian diaspora communities to purchase or construct real estate and homes in Ethiopia. The loan product is available to eligible Ethiopian Diasporas with verifiable and steady incomes.

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Important Information for Diaspora

some useful diaspora resources

Foreign Exchange Rate

Foreign Exchange Rate is defined as the price of the domestic currency with respect to another currency. The purpose of foreign exchange is to compare one currency with another for showing their relative values.

Trade Registration and Licensing

Obtaining a business license in Ethiopia. The Ministry of Trade and Industry is the main institution responsible for registering a business in Ethiopia.

National Bank Directives

The National Bank of Ethiopia was established in 1963 by proclamation 206 of 1963 and began operation in January 1964. Prior to this proclamation, the Bank used to carry out dual activities, i.e. commercial banking and central banking.

Offline Form

Please Download Diaspora Account Opening Offline Form and Upload

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