Filipino Abroad Remittance Corner: Metrobank OFW Account

Metrobank OFW Account

An ATM savings account offered especially to overseas Filipinos and their beneficiaries. Initial deposit is only P50.00, with no maintaining balance.

*You can withdraw your money at over 803 Metrobank and 8,000 Bancnet, Megalink and Expressnet ATMs nationwide. Shop abroad in any Maestro-accredited establishment, or get cash in Cirrus-accredited banks in the currency of the country you're visiting.


Peso Savings (ATM/Passbook)

Initial Deposit: PHP 50

Maintaining Balance : Waived

Balance to earn Interest

PHP 5,000 (E.T.)

PHP 10,000 (Passbook)

Auto Closure: Closed if zero balance for 3 months

Conversion to Regular Account

If no foreign remittance for 6 months

How to open:

1.) Just visit any Metrobank branch and present any of the

following identification documents:

* Passport

* Driver’s License

* Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) ID

* National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance

* Police Clearance

* Postal ID

* Voter’s ID

* Barangay certification

* Government Service and Insurance System (GSIS) e-Card

* Social Security System (SSS) Card

* Philhealth card

* Senior Citizen Card

* Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ID

* Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) ID

* Seaman’s Book

* Alien Certification of Registration (ACR)/Immigrant Certificate of Registration (ICR)

* Government office and GOCC ID (e.g., Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF ID)

* Certification from the National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCWDP)

* Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Certification

* Integrated Bar of the Philippines ID

* Company IDs issued by private entities or institutions registered with, supervised or regulated either by the BSP (see Exhibit A), SEC (i.e., corporations and partnerships) or IC (i.e., life and non-life insurance companies).

* Student ID issued and duly signed by the principal or head of the school.

2.) Submit the following requirements:

1. latest 2X2 picture

2. Clear photocopies of the valid ID presented

3. Endorsement Letter (Optional)

3.) Accomplish and submit account opening application form.
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