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BDO offers the best access with BDO Online Banking, BDO Pay, and the widest network of ATMs and branches in the Philippines.

• Peso Savings Account
• Peso Checking Account
• Other currencies   
• US Dollar Savings Account
• Euro Savings Account


1. Primary ID: Government-issued or Diplomatic

Accepted IDs for Account Opening
  1. Passport (with English characters)
  2. Driver's License issued by LTO
  3. Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) ID
  4. Unified Multi- Purpose ID (UMID)
  5. Social Security System (SSS) ID
  6. Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) ID
  7. School ID (for minors)
  8. NBI Clearance
  9. PNP Clearance with dry seal
  10. Philippine Postal ID
  11. Voter's ID
  12. Tax Identification Number (TIN) ID
  13. Barangay Certification with dry seal
  14. Government Service and Insurance System (GSIS) ID
  15. PhilHealth ID
  16. Senior Citizen ID
  17. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ID
  18. Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) ID
  19. Seaman's Book
  20. Government Office and GOCC ID (e.g. AFP, HDMF)
  21. Certification from the National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCWDP)
  22. Person with Disability (PWD) ID issued by National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA)
  23. DSWD Certification
  24. Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ID
  25. Company IDs issued by private entities registered with or supervised or regulated either by BSP, SEC or IC
  26. Maritime Industry Authority  (MARINA) ID


*One (1) valid ID is acceptable if the ID is a Passport, Driver’s License, PRC ID, UMID, SSS ID, PhilySys ID or School ID (for minors).

Otherwise, please prepare at least two (2) valid IDs from the list. The chosen ID must be original and within their period of validity.


2. Secondary ID: Valid Philippine ID with photo

3. Accomplished application form  (to be emailed to you by your BDO Relationship Manager)

* Additional documents may be requested by your BDO Relationship Manager


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