I am foreigner, what do I need to open an account?

Personal Account

To set up a personal account:

  • Czech Republic citizens will present a passport or a Czech ID card,
  • citizens residing in the EEA will present a passport or identity card to citizens of a Member States of the European Communities and an official residence permit,
  • citizens of other countries shall submit a passport, permanent residence card in the form of an ID card with a photograph, in case of a foreign national, a temporary residence permit for the Slovak Republic or a tolerated residence permit for the Slovak Republic and at the same time one of the official documents proving a relationship with the Slovak Republic.

Business Account

To set up a business account in addition, it is also necessary to submit the business license/permit (document original or officially certified copy) and a valid proof of identity document (or other documents within the meaning of the above) of the sole trader or the persons present, authorized to act on behalf of the company.