Fixed Deposits

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DTB Fixed Deposits are placements for a fixed contracted period currently ranging from one month to one year to DTB account holders. They earn interest at attractive rates thus providing customers with long-term savings growth opportunities. The bank also offers call deposits that can be opened for a minimum of a period of seven days and can be liquidated as and when required.

  • Attractive interest rates pegged to prevailing market rates funds available on demand (call deposits)
  • Funds on fixed deposit can be used as security against advances
  • Duration - month / quarter / year
  • Opening account balance - UGX 5,000,000 (the equivalent in other currencies)
  • Minimum balance - equivalent in other currencies
  • Withdrawal fees
    • Over the counter (teller) - zero
    • ATM - zero
    • free withdrawals (fee applies after these)
  • Account statements
    • Statements free of charge (fee applies after these) per month 1 - zero
  • Balance enquiry - zero
  • Administrative fees per month - zero
  • Subject to with or without tax 15% on Interest earned - null
  • Percentage of interest payable upon premature closure of Fixed Deposit:
      Interest receivable % chargeable on the accrued interest
    Interest to be earned for period 0 to 30 days nil UGX 100
    Interest to be earned for period 31 to 90 days nil UGX 92
    Interest to be earned for period 91 to 180 days nil UGX 90
    Interest to be earned for above 180 days negotiable negotiable
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Recurring Deposit Account

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If you are looking for a recurring deposit scheme which offers high-interest rates on low-risk investments, DTB Uganda is your destination.

The Recurring Deposit account encourages one to save regularly (a fixed sum of money on a monthly basis). The amount is to be paid on the same date every month.

The maturity value of the customer savings can be placed in Fixed Deposit after maturity and the customer can start saving once again in (New RD).

This is mainly to help the customer take care of school fees, higher education, and planned outflow at a future date, etc.

  • Interest to be earned (FDR rate as applicable):
    • UGX: 12% (as per prevailing rate)
    • USD: 2% (as per prevailing rate)
  • Interest rate is based on tenure and currency (UGX and USD)
  • Duration:
    • Minimum one year (any period in multiple of three months after one year, such as fifteen months, eighteen months, etc)
    • Maximum of three years
  • Minimum balance for the take-down account as per account class
  • Minimum balance for recurring deposit UGX:
    • UGX 50,000 per month then after multiples of UGX 10,000/=
    • USD 50 per month
  • To encourage customers to save regularly a fixed sum of money on a monthly basis. The amount is to be paid on the same date every month
  • The maturity value of the customer savings can be placed in Fixed Deposit after maturity and the customer can start saving once again in (new RD)
  • This is mainly to help the customer take care of school fees, higher education, and planned outflow at a future date, etc
  • Savings or Current account is mandatory for setting up standing order instruction (No direct cash deposit shall be accepted on Recurring Deposit Account).
  • For existing customers.
    • Recurring Deposit Account opening form standing order
  • Non-DTB customers: to open a Current / Savings account
    • ID in the form of Passport (non-UG nationals), national ID (for UG nationals)
    • One passport size photograph for each applicant
    • Account opening form duly completed
    • Recurring Deposit Account opening form & standing order
    • Signed KFD and other documents as required from time to time
    • For companies and other associates should follow the account opening documentation as per requirement.
  • Fees over the counter, ATM and mobile banking:
    • Over the counter no charges if it is beyond ATM limits - not applicable
    • Charges apply for withdrawals within ATM - not applicable
  • Recurring Deposit advice
    • Free of charge and can be given per month - free of charge based on tenor agreed
  • Balance enquiry - free
  • Administrative fees per monthly - free
  • Subject to with or without tax 15% on interest earned - WHT applicable as per rules
  • Automatic closure upon maturity - yes
  • Pre-mature liquidation penalty
    • Up to one year - no interest will be credited -
    • Greater than one year - 2% of the earned interest will be retained for UGX deposits
    • Greater than one year - 1% of the earned interest will be retained for USD deposits
  • Standing instruction charges - not applicable
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