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Exporters Special Foreign Currency Account for Freelancers and IT Companies

Account Opening & Corporate Debit Card Issuance

  • Individual and Business (Entity) Customers can both open PKR Freelancer & FCY Exporters Special Foreign Currency Account
  • Individuals customers can apply for both PKR Freelancer & FCY ESFCA by visiting our Digital Account Opening portal or by visiting our branches for
  • The Business (Entity) Customers can also open both PKR Freelancer Account & FCY ESFCA by visiting any SBL branch across Pakistan for account opening.
  • PKR & FCY enabled Corporate Debit / ATM Cards are available for Individual and Business (Entity) Customers both
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Features and Benefits

  • No Minimum Balance Requirement
  • No limits on account balance & Unlimited Monthly Transactions
  • Exporters' Special Foreign Currency Accounts (ESFCAs) will be opened with primary PKR account (simultaneous).
  • Facility to retain USD 5,000/- per month or 50% of the export proceeds, whichever is higher, in ESFCAs.
  • Balance available in ESFCAs may be utilized for making all allowed payments without any approval.
  • ESFCS to PKR currency conversion facility.
  • FCY accounts are not entitled to cash withdrawal facility inside Pakistan

Powerful Debit / ATM Cards for PKR Freelancer and FCY ESFCA

  • Samba Master Debit / ATM Card
  • As a PKR Freelancer & ESFCA FCY account holder, two Debit / ATM Cards will be issued
    • One Card will be linked to your PKR Freelancer Account
    • Second Card will be linked to your FCY ESFCA Account
  • Acceptable on all ATM, POS & E-Commerce portals in Pakistan and across the world
  • Secured Chip and NFC enabled Technology and Global Acceptability

Additional Benefits

  • Samba Break-Free - Running Finance Facility up to 95% * of your deposit
  • Un-limited SMS Alerts
  • Dedicated Relationship Manager
  • Convenience of Free online banking across all Samba branches nationwide
  • Locker Facility (Available in Small, Medium & Large sizes at Selected Branches)
  • Real-time Funds transfer on any Samba Account via Samba ATM, Samba Smart (Mobile Banking App) and Samba Online (Internet Banking)
  • Inter Bank Funds Transfer (IBFT) Facility on all SBL ATMs across Pakistan, Samba Smart (Mobile Banking App) and Samba Online (Internet Banking)
  • Free Real-time Utility Bills Payment via Samba Online & Samba Smart (Mobile Banking App) (K-Electric, PTCL, LESCO, SSGC, GEPCO, Ufone, Warid, Telenor)
  • View latest account statement, transfer funds to other Samba accounts, order cheque book etc via Samba Online (www.samba.com.pk)
  • 24/7 SambaPhone Banking Services at +92-21-11-11-SAMBA (72622)

* T&Cs Apply

Lead Coordinators for the Facilitation of IT Based Exporters/Freelancers

Syed Hasan Yasir Jaffri

Designation: Team Leader -Corporate & Investment Banking Group South

Grade: Vice President

Phone (Office Direct Number): 021-38246141

Email: Yasir.jaffri@samba.com.pk

Muhammad Sufyan Jamil (Designated Officer for Branches)

Designation: Regional Head

Grade: EVP - 1

Phone (Office Direct Number): +922138244901

Email: sufyan.jamil@samba.com.pk