Access Bank Plc has transformed from an obscure Nigerian Bank into a world class African financial institution.

Our History

  • Best Company in Employee Volunteering Initiative, Sustainability and Social Investment Award (SSI)
  • Member - Ghana Club 100 Awards
  • Radio Advert of the Year (*901#), Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana
  • Most Influential Bank on Social Media, Ghana Social Media Rankings
  • Best Financial Services Provider, Ghana Manufacturing Awards
  • Highest Engagement Award, Global Banking Alliance Awards
  • Most Reputable Ghanaian Bank CEO 2017 (Dolapo Ogundimu), Reputable Bank CEO in Ghana Awards
  • Best Money Transfer Team, RIA Partners Awards
  • Awarded the 2015 Outstanding Banking Initiative for the W Initiative, Women in Finance Magazine Awards
  • Won the Best Compliance & Marketing Support Partner, MoneyGram FLA Conference
  • Awarded 2015 Best Bank in CSR, West African CSR Excellence Awards
  • Received ISO 9001:2008 Certification
  • Awarded 2015 Best Bank in Prize Quality Ratio in the Ghanaian Market, Best Buy Award
  • Awarded 2013 Bank of the Year
  • Awarded Best Bank in Corporate Social Responsibility for 2013, Ghana Banking Awards
  • First runner-up in Enterprise Finance, Ghana Banking Awards
  • Second runner-up in Household Finance, Ghana Banking Awards
  • Awarded 2012 Best Growing Banking at the Ghana Banking Awards
  • Awarded Top Emerging Brand in the Banking industry
  • Admitted in the Ghana Club 100 as the 3rd Most Respected Bank
  • Acquired Intercontinental Bank, making Access one of the largest retail banks in Ghana.
  • Achieved merger and integration in record time – 3 months.
  • Stated capital of GHS118 million.
  • Customer base increased to over 175,000 with 39 office locations.
  • Hosted the First International Bond Market Trading seminar in Ghana for the industry, investment houses and advisors.
  • The first new generation bank to make profit within the first year of operation.
  • Recognized as the Most Socially Responsible Bank, Best Bank in Agric Financing at the 2010 Banking Awards.
  • Branch expansion with 4 new additions in Accra & Kumasi. 
  • First new generation Bank to institute 4 months management training for fresh graduates at the Access Bank Banking School of Excellence.
  • Grew customer base to over 2,000 within 1st year of operation.
  • Awarded Most Socially Responsible Bank and Best Bank in Agric Financing at the Ghana Banking Awards 
  • Completed all regulatory requirements by the Bank of Ghana.
  • Commenced operations in May 2009 as a full service commercial bank.
  • One of the first Banks to meet the BOG GHS 60 million minimum capital requirement for universal banks
  • Offering Universal Banking services