ICICI Bank Canada’s Hello Canada Account is designed specifically for customers moving to Canada with residential, work or study permits. It allows you to open a Canadian Dollar Chequing Account from India so you can start banking as soon as you arrive in Canada! When you land in Canada, just visit an ICICI Bank Canada branch with the required documents to update your residency status and start enjoying the freedom of banking any time, with one of our regular chequing accounts.
Who can apply for Hello Canada Account?
Holders of a Canadian visa that is valid for more than 6 months, in any of the following categories:
- Permanent Residency (immigration) permit
- Work permit
- Study permit
Moving to UK on a work visa Hello UK is a service offered by ICICI Bank UK PLC which allows you to open a HomeVantage Current account in GBP from any ICICI Bank branch in India and start banking as soon as you arrive in UK.
This bank account is specially designed to meet your banking needs in the UK and India:
- Enjoy instant money transfers to any bank account in India
- Preferential exchange rates
- Free Contactless debit card for purchases worldwide
- Free text alerts
- Online banking and Mobile App
- Online statements
- Faster payment, standing order and direct debit facility
For those looking to transfer money to India, they can use the easy and convenient money transfer facility - money2india. Through the ICICI Bank Money2India platform, customers can send funds from abroad.
All that the ICICI Bank customer has to do is to log in to their NRI internet banking account, register the recipient and carry out the transfer of funds through the money2india facility. That said, with Money2India, you can send money from any bank to any bank.
Benefits of Transferring Money Through money2india
Transactions are simple &convenient.
The whole process is carried out via the internet banking facility of the ICICI Bank customer.
Non-ICICI Bank customers can carry out the transfer of funds to a beneficiary in India by logging into their money2india account.
Customers can schedule the transfers as per their convenience.
All transactions made through the money2india facility are safe and secure.
NRE Saving Account
An NRE (Non-Resident External) Account is a savings account maintained in Indian Rupees where you invest your foreign income earned outside India. Interest earned is not taxable in India. Funds in NRE account are fully & freely repatriable.
NRO Saving Account
An NRO (Non-Resident Ordinary) savings account is where you can maintain and manage your income earned in India such as rent, dividends, pension etc. Interest earned in current financial year is fully repatriable (after deducting tax). Funds in NRO account can be repatriated up to USD one million per financial year for all bonafide purposes.