Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan)

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Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan)

Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan) is a subsidiary of the Russian Alfa-Bank, which is a part of ABH Holdings S.A. (Luxembourg), with its branches in the Netherlands, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. The Kazakhstan branch of the bank was opened in 1994 and the head office is located in Almaty city.

Alfa-Bank is universal, with a diverse list of banking products (financing of large business and the SMB sector, lending to private clients, etc.).

OPEN AN ACCOUNT IN ALFA-BANK

Types of accounts  

Private, corporate, current and deposit accounts.

 

The bank opens accounts for any companies, including companies registered in classic offshore jurisdictions.

Cost for account opening (bank fee) 

 

For legal entities - 5 000 KZT.

For natural persons – free.

 

A minimum required balance is not provided, but it is required to hold the amount which covers bank commissions.

Representative offices

None.

Managing your account

Via Internetbank software.

Bank tariffs

Service tariffs depend on the activities and turnover of the company.

 

You may familiarize yourself with bank's tariffs here.

Time you need to open the account

The procedure of opening the account consists of two stages: the preliminary stage and final stage of opening an account.

The preliminary stage includes the process of collecting and filing your documents, which are required for opening an account. The terms of preliminary stage depends wholly on you.

The procedure of consideration the documents and reaching the decision by bank regarding opening an account takes 2-3 working days starting from the date when the bank has received your original documents.

Alfa-Bank follows KYC policy and reserves the right to require additional documents what may lead to account opening term exceeding, as well as refusing of account opening without reasons explanation.

Staff       

English/ Kazakh speaking.

Credit/debit cards

VISA.

Other bank services

Deposits, settlement operations, acquiring, documentary operations, safes, lending, investment.

Documents necessary to open the account

Forms for signing are provided by the bank on the meeting in person with a client.

 

To open an account, you need to get a BIN (business identification number) for the company and IIN for the company manager. BIN and IIN are assigned by a state body (Department of State Revenues). This does not impose any tax and other obligations on a non-resident, because its activities are conducted outside the territory of Kazakhstan.

 

Required documents:

- originals of all statutory documents;

- notarized translations of statutory documents into Russian in 2 copies.

If it has passed more than a year, the following will be required:

- Certificate of Good Standing under the apostille not older than 1 year from the date of issue;

- Certificate of Incumbency under the apostille not older than 1 year from the date of issue.

 

Documents for the account manager (company attorney) and the beneficiary:

- the original internal passport with a residence statement (for citizens of Russia and Ukraine);

- the original of the utility bill not older than 3 months, if there is no registration statement in the passport;

- original travel passport;

- notarized copies of documents listed above with translation into Russian (2 copies).

 

Documents for the nominee manager/shareholder/secretary (if the company uses the nominee service):

- a copy of the passport (if the nominee head / secretary/shareholder is an individual). After agreeing on the possibility of opening an account, it will be necessary to provide the originals of a notarized copy of the passport and utility bills of nominee directors under the apostille to the bank.

- a copy of the Certificate of incorporation under apostille, the Articles of Association  and the Memorandum of association under the apostille, the protocol on the appointment of the director under the apostille (if the manager / shareholder / secretary is a legal entity). If the company was incorporated more than 1 year ago, a Certificate of Good Standing under the apostille and Certificate of Incumbency under the apostille not older than 1 month shall be provided. After agreeing on the possibility of opening an account, it is necessary to provide notarized copies of documents under the apostille to the bank.

 

The documents must be provided with notarized translation into Russian (2 copies).

 

Addition documents can be requested while consideration.

To start the procedure off

Before the procedure, you should visit our office for filling in the questionnaire and for preliminary check of the documents related to the company, attorney (account holder) and beneficiary. To open an account, a personal visit of the account manager to the bank office in Kazakhstan is required.

Web-site

alfabank.kz

 

For further consultation concerning the terms of account opening in Alfa-Bank (Kazakhstan) please contact our office. We will respond to any questions you may have and will help you open an account in Kazakh Alfa-Bank or any other bank out of 60 foreign banks you may choose from.