Whether you need a bank account for your visa application, to secure business funding or for something else, RHJ Law can help you to open a personal or corporate bank account in as little as two weeks.
To make things even easier, you don’t have to be in the country to physically open your bank account – we can help you to setup a bank account from wherever you are in the world for Portugal, Malta, & the UAE!
Personal Bank Account
If you’re hoping to become a resident in a foreign country and start your life as an expat, you will need a bank account to finalise your visa application, make purchases or to even complete your tax return. You can also use this to receive any money you earn while living in your new country of choice.
Corporate Bank Account
If you’re opening a new business or, building a branch of a business abroad, then you will need a corporate bank account to pay your employees and pay for expenses. Your corporate account can be setup so any company directors of your choosing, can access the bank account from anywhere in the world.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will it take to open a bank account?
It depends on the type of bank account you open; there are some factors outside of our control, such as bank compliance, when the banks are open.
Can I open a Portuguese bank account before I am a resident?
No, you will have to open your bank account once you have become a resident. Find out more about how to become a resident by looking through our Visa options. We currently offer 5 different Visa options:
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Can I open a Maltese bank account before I am a resident?
No, you will need to become a resident in Malta before you can open a bank account.
If you are still looking for residency in Malta, why not look at the visa options that RHJ Law offer:
Can I open a UAE bank account before I am a resident?
No, you will have to become a resident of the UAE before you get a bank account.
If you are still looking for residency in the UAE why not look at the residency options RHJ Law offer:
How do I get a Portuguese NIF number?
Getting a NIF with RHJ Law is quick and simple and only takes around a week. All we need from you is a certified copy of your passport, certified proof of residency and fiscal representation. Ready to get started? Why not follow the link to our NIF page to get started!
Ready? Let us help you simplify your move abroad
Whether you're setting up your business, finding your dream home, opening a bank account or securing citizenship for your family; RHJ Law are here to help you. Whatever it is, talk to us today about your move to Malta, Portugal, the UAE, UK or the USA.