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Premier 1 Account

Earn the interest of savings while enjoying the flexibility of checking


    RM1,000 to RM2,000



Get RM100 when you apply & activate your Premier 1 Account online!

Be the first 100 first-time applicants monthly to successfully apply and activate your account via the MAE app or Maybank2u web for your guaranteed cash reward.

Campaign Period: 15 April - 14 May 2024

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Earn the interest of savings while enjoying the flexibility of checking

With this account, you get:

  • Checking facility
  • Split-tiered interest rates calculated daily basis and credited monthly
  • Free Personal Accident insurance coverage of up to RM50,000
  • Free medical coverage (accident-related) of up to RM3,000
  • Access to all MEPS ATMs nationwide and CIRRUS networks worldwide
  • Deposit and withdraw funds by issuing cheques, via Autodebit, Kawanku Phone Banking, Kawanku e-Pos, MASET (MAS Electronic Ticketing) and Maybank2u web
  • Academic Excellence cash awards for Premier 1 Trust Account holders
  • No introducer when you apply via Maybank2u web


* Protected by PIDM up to RM250,000 for each depositor.

* Click here for PIDM's DIS Brochure.

How to Apply

For everyone, clubs, societies, and associations (excluding co-operative) aged 18 and above. Joint account up to 4 people.

NEW for Retail Individual Customer! Apply and activate your account fully online

You can now apply for Premier 1 Account online instantly via the MAE app! No branch visit required, even if you’re a new Maybank customer. Just follow these simple steps below:

Existing Maybank/Maybank Islamic customers

   New Maybank/Maybank Islamic customers     


  1. You will need to scan your MyKad so make sure you have it with you before you start your application.
  2. To activate your account, you will need to perform an FPX transfer from another bank account registered under your name.

*T&C apply

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions and Terms & Conditions



You can also visit a Maybank branch near you with your primary documents.

Required Primary Documents

For Malaysians, primary documents include an original Identity Card (IC), Police or Armed Forces ID Card, Birth Certificate and MyKid.

For non-residents or foreigners, please provide a passport and supporting documents like valid working/student permit, valid visa, letter of confirmation from Employer/Education Institutions.


What rates of return can you expect?

Savings Band Interest Rates (% p.a.)
First RM5,000 0.05
Above RM5,000 to RM25,000 0.20
Above RM25,000 to RM50,000 0.20
Above RM50,000 to RM100,000 0.25
Above RM100,000 to RM200,000 0.35
Above RM200,000 to RM500,000 0.90
Subsequent balance above RM500,000 1.00

*Effective from 8 May 2023

All interest / dividend rates quoted may change without prior notice. Please contact the nearest Maybank branch for the latest rates

With effect on 1 October 2022, ‘Split Tier’ interest rate calculation will be implemented. ‘Split Tier’ is an interest calculation method that separates the account balance according to the respective rate tier.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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Embark on the path to sweeter savings now!

Enjoy tiered interest/profit rates in your Premier 1 Account or Premier Mudharabah-i Account when you save and perform selected banking transactions. T&C apply.

Campaign Period: 1 August 2023 - 31 January 2024

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