Need to Open a Portuguese Bank Account? We’ve Got You Covered!

Your Portuguese bank account is just a click away.
Our trusted local banking partner ensures you can open a bank account from anywhere in the world.

Opening a Portuguese Bank Account for Visa Applications Just Got Easier.

We’re here to help with your bank account opening process right from your home country.

Bypass Bureaucracy

No need for an Apostille. Get your signature legally recognized by a law firm in Portugal, turning weeks of waiting into minutes.

Tailored Service

Enjoy the luxury of having a private bank manager as your main point of contact for all banking needs.

Smooth Process

We’ve simplified the Portuguese bank account opening process into 5 easy-to-follow steps. Sit back and let us do the work!

The account can be provided by Novobanco, one of Portugal’s leading private banks.

This account we’ll provide you a gateway to hundreds of branches and ATM access across the country. Both individual and joint accounts are supported.

Our fee package covers the cost of signature certification by a law firm in Portugal, negating the need for document notarization or apostille.

Our account comes with a host of benefits, the key being a dedicated, English-speaking bank manager who becomes your primary contact with the bank.

  • Your own English-speaking bank manager
  • Online banking access via a website or mobile app
  • Debit/Credit cards sent directly to your home
  • Free transfers within the SEPA zone

The monthly maintenance fee depends on the account type selected.

We offer the Prestige NB 360 account with a monthly fee of 8.20 EUR.

Opening an account requires a minimum deposit of 250 euros.


Here are 5 Key Documents you’ll need to get started.

Please note: All documents submitted must be either in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese. Otherwise you’ll need a certified translation.

Passport scan

Ensure you provide scanned copies of your passport. Unfortunately, we cannot accept photos of this document.

Proof of address

You will need to provide a document that verifies your current address in your country of residence. What can I use as Proof of Address? Click here

Proof of Employment or Financial Means

You’ll need to demonstrate proof of employment or financial means. Not sure what qualifies? Find out here

Portuguese Tax Identification Number (NIF)

The NIF is a tax identification number issued by the Portuguese Tax Department. If you don’t already have an NIF, you can apply for one here

Tax Identification Number from the country of residence

If you pay taxes outside of Portugal, we require a document containing your tax identification number from that country. This should match the country listed in the address field of your NIF certificate.

Remember, the documents listed above are essential for account opening. The bank may request additional documents based on your citizenship, employment, and other relevant factors.

Get Your Portuguese Bank Account with 5 Easy-to-Follow Steps


Begin Your Application

Submit a processing fee of 300 EUR and fill out our online form


Document Reception

Receive the necessary bank account opening documents in your email


Document Signing

Have your signatures authenticated by a law firm in Portugal


Document Shipment

Assemble your documents and mail them to Portugal


Start Banking!

Get access to your online bank, meet your bank manager and receive your cards at your preferred address

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our bank account services extend to the countries listed here, in accordance with current bank policies. As these policies may change, we ensure our FAQ remains updated. Remember: these policies only apply to our bank account service – anyone can obtain a NIF through us.

On average, it takes about 3-4 weeks to successfully open a bank account. However, this is an estimated time frame and can be influenced by factors beyond our control, such as international customs, shipping durations, and banking compliance.

The charge for our service is €300 per account. This includes individual as well as joint accounts. Our fee covers the cost of having your signature certified by a law firm in Portugal, eliminating the need for document notarization or Apostille.

Yes, your bank cards can be dispatched outside of Portugal with no additional cost (only via regular post).

Yes, you need to be at least 18 years old to open a bank account. This applies to both holders in case of a joint account.

Yes, opening a bank account requires the actual NIF document, not just the number. If you haven’t obtained your NIF yet, you can apply for one here.

If you still can’t find your answer after browsing our FAQ section, send us a message through our contact page and we’ll get back to you shortly.

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