Who can open this account?
Resident Pakistani’s with active CNIC can request to open Freelancer Digital account using UBL Digital website
- What type of accounts I can apply for using this service?
You can get a UBL Islamic Digital Account or a conventional UBL Digital account using this service and apply for a current freelancer account in an individual capacity.
- How is this account different from already available Digital Accounts?
This is a fully loaded bank account that simplifies the account opening for Freelancers, individuals working on projects etc. You can apply for this account from the convenience of your living room using UBL Digital Website through your laptops or mobile devices.
- Do I have to visit Branch at any time?
No, if all the information you provide is validated your account will be activated and you will be informed about it via Email on your registered Email address. However, if your information needs further clarification, you may be required to submit the additional information through our website, required to activate your account.
- My mobile number is not registered on my name, can I apply for this truly digital account?
Unfortunately, no, we have to authenticate your mobile number with your CNIC and in case the two don’t match we have to stop the account opening process as this is a requirement from State bank of Pakistan.
- How soon can I start using my account?
As soon as you get an email confirming you with your account number, you can start using it by topping it using your existing bank accounts (IBFT, FT) or visiting any of our UBL branches to deposit cash in your account.
- Will there be any restriction on my UBL Digital Account?
This is a simplified account that requires limited information and documentation. Therefore, there are restrictions on this account
- Do I need a biometric verification for this account?
Biometric verification is required within 60 days of account opening. For biometric verification, you can visit any of our 1100+ biometric enabled ATMs or visit your nearest UBL Branch. Non verified accounts will be blocked after 60 days and can be activated after a successful biometric verification.
- Does this product offer a Debit Card?
This product gives you liberty to choose from different Debit cards available and as token of appreciation for using UBL Digital Account opening process and supporting UBL go green initiative, we offer ‘Free Paypak debit card’.
- Can I apply for a cheque book and use banking services from the UBL Branches?
Yes, you can apply for a free of cost cheque book with Islamic variant while the cheque book with conventional account opening will be charged as per SOC.