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SME First Account

Tailored to small and medium businesses, this is the all-in-one current account that supports your operation needs and growth ambitions

The current account that your business can rely on

  • Start with a deposit as low as RM1,000
  • Manage your account and transactions safely anytime and anywhere with Maybank2u Biz online banking platform
  • Enjoy unlimited withdrawals at your home branch, and counter services at Maybank’s wide branch network

Unlock the full potential of your SME First Account with add-on solutions

Maybank2u Biz Online Bulk Payment

  • Enjoy the convenience of paying up to 100 payees at one go via our fully automated bulk payment system

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Merchant Point-of-Sales (POS)

  • Accept card payments from your customers with POS Card Terminal and cashless payment solutions including mPOS, QRPay, M2U and Maybank eCommerce payment Gateway
  • Enjoy 3 months’ fee waiver on your POS Card Terminal rental

Commercial Credit Cards

  • Enjoy cash rebates, Enrich miles and exclusive rewards on your business expenses when you spend with Maybank Commercial Credit Cards
  • Get 0% interest installment plan on your purchases

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Overseas Fund Transfer

  • Transfer your fund overseas seamlessly to more than 100 countries worldwide
  • Enjoy 20% discount on service fee when you make your transfer online

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Loan and Financing

  • Scale up your business with financial solutions tailored to your needs without collateral (subject to assessment)

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Life Protection Plan

  • Safeguard your business by protecting the key person in your business with the right insurance plan

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We have the right account for you

SME First Account

  • A conventional current account that offers ultimate flexibility for bundling up
  • Protected by PIDM up to RM250,000 for each depositor

SME First Account-i

  • A Shariah compliant current account based on the contract of Qard (Loan).

  • Qard refers to a contract of lending money by a lender to a borrower where the borrower is bound to repay an equivalent amount to the lender. Ownership of the money belonging to the lender is transferred to the borrower and the borrower is obliged to repay the lender in full.

  • Customer as lender lend his money to Maybank Islamic as borrower.


    • Based on the principle of Qard (Loan)**
    • Low minimum initial deposit of RM1,000
    • The Bank may at its discretion pay Hibah (gift) to the depositors
    • Protected by PIDM up to RM250,000 for each depositor

      **Effective 7 October 2017

SME First Investment Account-i

  • A Shariah-compliant investment account based on the principle of Mudabarah (profit sharing)
  • Earn potentially higher returns. Profit gained from the investment will be shared between you and Maybank based on an agreed profit sharing ratio (PSR)
  • Dividend is calculated daily and paid on a monthly basis, not subject to balance band or number of withdrawals
  • Not protected by PIDM

Unplanned Temporary Excess in Islamic Account(s)

Where permitted, any unplanned temporary excess in any Islamic Account due to amount advanced by the Bank shall be treated as loan (Qard) granted by the Bank to the account holder.

Click here for more details.

Win a Honda City or Honda Jazz

What's more? From 1 August 2019 - 31 January 2020, stand to win a Honda City Hybrid or Honda Jazz Hybrid as an Islamic account holder.

For more information on how to win, click here.

Fees and charges

Service charge is RM10 per half a year, waived for accounts with an average balance of RM1,000 over this period.

RM20 is chargeable on early closure of account within 3 months of account opening.


Interested? Find out if you are eligible

SME First Account is open for the following business types:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Private limited company
  • Professional

Ready to apply?

Already a Maybank SME or Business Banking customer? Submit your application online now in 3 simple steps:

  1. Maker ID to login to Maybank2u Biz and fill in application form under “Apply Online”
  2. Checker ID to login and approve application within 3 days after Step 1
  3. Visit the selected branch with the required supporting documents listed below, for verification and account activation (within 10 days for businesses registered with SSM, and within 7 days for other businesses

Apply online now

Don’t have an account with Maybank yet? Visit the nearest branch to apply or find out more.

Required documents:

Private Limited Company – all documents to be Certified True Copy by Company Secretary

  • Memorandum and Articles of Association/Constitution/CoSec Confirmation New Act Sec21
  • Copy of all directors’ identity card / passport (if foreigner) and authorised signatories
  • Certificate to Commence Business (for Public Companies Only)
  • Form 9 (Certificate of Incorporation of Private Company)/Notice of Registration
  • Form 13 (Change of Company Name)/Notice of Registration of New Name
  • Form 24/Return for Allotment of Shares
  • Form 49/Notification of change in the Register of Directors, Managers & Secretaries
  • Common seal with company registration number
  • Resolution of the Board of Directors to open and operate the account. Download Board Resolution
  • Initial deposit/placement of RM1,000 (upon opening of account)

Sole Proprietorship and Partnership

  • Identity card/passport (if foreigner) of the proprietor/all partners and authorised signatories
  • Certificate of Registration/Business Registration
  • Form A (for Sole Proprietorship), Form B (for Partnerships) and Form D (Business License)
  • Deed of Partnership (for Partnership only)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Common seal with company registration number
  • Mandate Letter
  • Initial deposit / placement of RM1,000 (upon opening of account)

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Already a Maybank SME or Business Banking customer?

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