Portugal bank account
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Location: Southwestern Europe
Population (2017): 10,310,000
Status: EU member since 1986, and member of many other international organization
Currency: EUR (Euro)
Official languages: Portuguese
Deposit guarantee: 100,000 EUR
Portugal is a developed country located on the west side of the Iberian Peninsula, lying along the Atlantic coast. With thousands of years of history and one of the richest patrimonies in the whole of Europe, Portugal is a land full of unique and fascinating places, a very popular tourist destination.
The capital, Lisbon has a reputation for great food, music, tranquility, with a simple and friendly life, dedicated more to the rural and traditional lifestyle.
Portugal offers a modern and sophisticated banking system with many local and international banks. The country has one of the most advanced interbank network in the world, the Multibanco system. Electronic banking is widespread, and the Internet banking is offered by all major banks. The banks are offering a wide range of products and services from which to choose, from current accounts, debit and credit cards, direct debits, to overdrafts and investments services. Non-residents can open savings accounts and current accounts; and some banks offer special services for foreigners.