In Portugal, foreigners are permitted to open bank accounts as either residents or non-residents. Although non-resident accounts have more restrictions and verification requirements than resident accounts, they are an option if you don’t yet have a Portuguese address.
You can deposit cash, coins, and/or cheques into your ActivoBank account at Millennium BCP branches and/or automated teller machines (ATMs) by providing your account number. Select the preferred setup, then click ACCEPT. On other websites, ActivoBank can show you adverts tailored to your interests.
What paperwork is required in Portugal to open a bank account? You need an ID number (such as a passport or driver’s licence) and NIF in addition to a mobile phone with an active SMS plan if you want to create a bank account in Portugal (tax identification number).
Go to the ATM and check your balance or movements to activate the Card before you make the first purchase with it. Select the preferred setup, then click ACCEPT.
The cost of their NIF services varies depending on how quickly you need it. Within 10 days for €99 is their regular offering. If you need it finished quickly, they can do it for €299 in three days or €149 in five days.