In Valencia, expats would need a Spanish bank account in for many things; rental contracts, health insurance, contracts with service providers… 

Although the procedure itself is quite simple, many banks are still reluctant to open bank account for non-resident expats in Valencia, so you need to find the right bank, the right branch, and the right person.  We’ll guide you in that and in gathering all the necessary documents to apply.

Requirements differ a lot depending on which country you are from. If your submission requirements are more complicated, we’ll inform you in advance.

Credit cards are part of getting a bank account for expats

We can give you basic information about the banking system at our Free Help Desk. The biggest banks in Spain are Banco Santander, BBVA, Caixa Bank, Banco Sabadell and Bankia. We found out that Banco Sabadell is the easiest one to work with when opening a bank account for Expats in Valencia.

We can help you to open a bank account, providing that you have all the documents necessary. Once the account is opened, depending on your circumstances, you would be able to apply for mortgages, insurances, loans and other bank products.

Requirements differ depending on which country you are from. We charge a small fee for this service, just enough to cover our time and petrol.

Bear in mind that bank charges for non-resident expat account are much higher than charges for resident accounts.