Growing Up With the Plan for Tomorrow

If you are under 19 years of age then you can be a RightStarter. RightStart gives you all the flexibility of a banking account, including an ATM Card, PLUS some really cool RightStart Club benefits!


What is RightStart?

RightStart is an account specially designed for persons 19 years and under. The account’s interest is calculated on a minimum monthly balance of $1,000.00 and over and paid on the last day of each month.

Here are the features of your RightStart account: Here are the benefits of your RightStart account:

Preferential interest rate


Free quarterly statements

To keep track of your account balance

Special concessions for parents / legal guardians of RightStart holders

Reduction in interest rates on loans during specific promotions

These accounts can only be opened by children and young persons up to nineteen (19) years of age; however, these accounts must be opened joint with an adult (parent or legal guardian).

To ensure continuous saving for education/future

Free Republic OneCard and Republic VISA OneCard transactions
0 – 7 years old – OneCard issued in parent’s name only
Over 7 years old – OneCard may also be issued to the minor *
*Conditions apply

Immediate access to funds in an emergency

Monetary Academic Achievement Award for the top five (5) RightStart performers at National Grade Six Assessment (NSGA) and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations (CSEC)

Recognizing and rewarding academic excellence

RightStart Gift Certificates available at all Branches at desired value (to establish or used for credit only to RightStart account)

A special gift that keeps on growing

Interest Rate Service Fees Guide
Current rate: 0.99% Exempted from all service charges
What you will need

Before visiting our branches, ensure you have the following documents:

New to Republic Bank accompanied by parent/ legal guardian

One (1) form of Identification for parent/legal guardian - valid Passport or Identification Card
Proof of Address for parent/legal guardian – Driver’s Licence, or Utility Bill (Light, Water or Telephone issued within the last 8 months)
Birth Certificate for minor
Valid passport or Identification Card (if any) for minor over 13 years
Proof of Income for parent/legal guardian – Job Letter/Payslip or Income & Expenditure Statement if self-employed
TIN Certificate for parent/legal guardian - (also required for foreign nationals working in Guyana)
Guardianship document (legal guardian/adoption)
The required amount to open the account (GY$1,000)

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