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Here is the step-by-step procedure on how to apply for a BPI account. For those who are not aware, Bank of the Philippine Islands has two other subsidiary banks-BPI Family savings bank, and BPI Direct Savings Bank.
Additional Info: I asked a BPI personnel abut the difference between the three BPI banks and she answered me these:
BPI Bank is focused primarily on corporate accounts. BPI Family Savings Bank focuses on individual savings accounts. BPI Direct Savings Bank is focused primarily on telephone and online banking.
The following procedure though is applicable only for both BPI and BPI Family Savngs Bank. For BPI Direct Savings bank, check this article: [Read: BPI Direct Account: As low as Zero maintaining balance!] 1. Make personal appearance to the bank and bring the following requirements.
TWO (2) Valid IDs and Photocopy of them
Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) ID
National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance
I have experienced using many bank services in the Philippines but, to date, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Service is still the best. Here's 5 of my reasons.
1. BPI ATMs is everywhere
When you have a BPI account whether a savings account or credit card, you can get cash through their ubiquitous ATM booths. You don’t have to use other bank’s ATM to withdraw cash and be deducted 12 pesos for doing so. It’s a little savings but can become bigger when accumulated.
2. No Deposit Charge
Other banks charge 50 pesos when you deposit from a branch Visayas to Luzon account. BPI doesn’t have that. You can deposit to any account in the Philippines without having to pay an extra. Again, small savings but becomes bigger especially if you regularly remit money.
3. Encash/Deposit Checks without charge
Other banks charge 50 to 100 pesos when you encash your check. Again, BPI doesn’t have that. You can get the value of your check down to 25 cents. And it even works when you deposit a check from…