Opening A Bank Account In Spain For Non Residents?

Opening A Bank Account In Spain For Non Residents
Yes, a foreign non-resident in Spain can open a bank account. To do so, they must take an ID document (normally a passport) and a certificate of non-residency to any of our branches. Other documents may be requested according to the product they wish to contract.

  • Your Santander branch will inform you of the characteristics of the current account that best suits each person;
  • To get a Certificate of non-residency , the person must go to their closest Police Station or Foreign Office with their passport and the relevant forms and pay a fee;

If the person is abroad, they can apply for the certificate at a Spanish Consulate. The certificate takes approximately one week to be issued and is valid for three months. If you do not live in Spain and would like to know more about the non-residents account, click here.

How do I get a Spanish Iban?

What is the IBAN code in Spain? – IBAN in Spain consists of 24 characters:

  • 2 letter country code
  • 2 digit check number
  • 4 characters from the bank’s bank code
  • 4 digit code for the bank branch
  • 2 digit code for national code
  • 10 digit code for the bank account number

Already have an IBAN code? Check IBAN

IBAN example in Spain ES9121000418450200051332
IBAN in print format ES91 2100 0418 4502 0005 1332
Country code ES
Check digits 91
Bank code 2100
Branch code 0418
National check digit 45
Bank account number 0200051332

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