Joint HiSAVE accounts FAQs

Do you accept joint accounts?


Yes, a HiSAVE Remittance Account can be opened in both a sole and joint capacity. In the case of a joint account, each account holder must be able to use the account on their own, without the permission of the other account holder.

What happens if there’s a disagreement between the joint account holders?


One or both of you should contact us in writing. From the date we receive and acknowledge your correspondence, anything to do with your account has to be authorised by both account holders. We may have to change the way you can use your account, and we may need more information and documents from you.

 

Please note that we may make information about a joint account available to both account holders by telephone, letter or electronically.

What happens in the case of death of one of the joint account holders?


In case of death of one of the account holders in a joint account, the survivor can operate the account alone after changing the account from a joint account to a sole account.

Do both joint applicants have to sign the initial deposit cheque?


Yes, both the account holders need to have the same linked current account which shall be the Nominated Linked Account.

Do we both joint applicants need to link a current account to the HiSAVE account?


Yes, both the account holders need to have the same linked current account.