Originally Posted by Dragonella
HI can anyone help with info about opening an SA Bank Account. We immigrated to UK from SA in 1998. Hubby has just been paid out on a policy in SA and we want to leave the funds there as we intend to return to SA in 2011. We are returning in November for 3 weeks - would we be able to open a bank account even if we're not resident?
I opened an account a few years ago as a non resident. But i am sure you have to be in country to do this. You could try contacting one of the big banks who have an office in London (I am sure ABSA do) they may be able to help this side.