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Returning home - Want to keep my SG bank account. Any issues?

Post by russch » Sun, 22 Jan 2017 2:27 pm

From what I gather, UOB will be perfectly happy for me to park some money in my account and just let it sit there (earning no interest :???: ).

Can anyone confirm same for me? Above and beyond changing my account address to my local out-of-country address, do banks generally need to know or have me do anything else? (For example, I'm curious if I can switch my cell # from SG to a USA phone number for One Time Authentication purposes, etc).

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Returning home - Want to keep my SG bank account. Any issues?

Post by Strong Eagle » Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:35 pm

I've kept Stan Chart and UOB bank accounts and credit cards without issue. Just inform them of your new address and phone numbers for two factor authentication using your phone.

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