Open your Portuguese bank account from anywhere in the worldSet up your own bank account with one of Portugal’s main banks
No apostille requiredSave time by skipping the Apostille. Simply get your signature recognized by a Portuguese law firm.
Premium serviceOpen your Portuguese bank account with a private bank manager who will assist you every step of the way, acting as your point of contact.
Hassle-freeIn a few simple steps, you’ll be able to have your Portuguese bank account up and running. Let us do the hard work so that you can sit back and relax.
Personal touchWe will be on hand to answer any questions that spring to mind during the process.
Portuguese bank account of your choosing
• BCP Millennium
• Novo Banco
• Banco Atlantico
• Banco Bison
Personal contact to help you open the bank account of your choosing.
None. However, an initial transfer is required to open an account, with the amount depending on the bank selected. This is not an account fee, merely a fee to secure the account opening.
Account fees range from 2€ - 15€ monthly, depending on the type of account. The option for a Personal Account Manager is available.
RequirementsThis will change from bank to bank but these are the documents that are required.
These are the few things that you’ll need to get started:
How does it work?
Complete our online form, with the required documentation and make a payment of €850 EUR.
Meet with your private bank manager and receive your account documents by email.
Get your signature recognized by a law firm in Portugal.
Post us the relevant documents to Portugal. We will provide you with the mailing address and a final checklist of the documents that you will need to send over.
Once your signed documents are received, your bank manager will open your bank account for you and will provide you with online access to your new account.
You will now have a fully functioning Portuguese bank account.
The cost is €600 EUR for help setting up your account.
The account can either be for an individual or a joint account with multiple account owners. Golden Visa accounts must be opened for the primary applicant only, joint accounts are not permitted by law.
Our fee includes the cost of the signature certification by a Portuguese law firm. You will not need to notarize or apostille any of the account opening documents.
How else can we help?We want you to enjoy your move to Portugal. If something else comes to mind that we can assist you with, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Frequently asked questions about opening a bank account
What documents do I need to open a bank account in Portugal?
You will need the following documents: passport scan, proof of residence, proof of employment, a Portuguese NIF, most recent tax return, and a tax number from your country of residence.
What can I use as Proof of Employment?
Employed - Statement of employment issued by the company you work for (issued within the past six months) or a payslip (issued within the last three months).
Self-employed - One of the following documents: document on company letterhead stating your ownership of a business account; business registration details, a letter from a business partner or accountant/lawyer to show you are the owner of the company, tax return.
Retired - No document needed.
Do I need my NIF Number to open a Portuguese bank account?
Yes, you will need your NIF number and the NIF document to open a Portuguese bank account.