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Open your first Swiss bank account at Zuger Kantonalbank

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New to Switzerland or planning to move here on a global assignment? We know that one of your main concerns is how to open a bank account in Switzerland.

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Have you wondered:

  • How expensive is it to open a bank account in Switzerland?

  • Can I get a bank account without a Swiss address?

  • Do I need a work permit to get a bank account?

  • How can I get through the paperwork without speaking the local language?

All of these are valid questions – we’ve heard them from a lot of expats who were new to the Alpine State. This is why we have come up with a better answer to the age-old question: how to open a bank account in Switzerland.

Meet the bank account designed for expats and offered by Zuger Kantonalbank.

Scroll below to find an exclusive offer for the Hello Switzerland community.

 

Why can I open a bank account in Switzerland at Zuger Kantonalbank today?

Zuger Kantonalbank is a regional bank on a mission to help expats in the Zug area feel right at home from the very first day. This means that they know all about your hurdles as an expat. More importantly, they know exactly how they can make your life easier.

This is why we’ve partnered with Zuger Kantonalbank. Our partnership allows us to offer you expat-specific services and perks like:

  • You’ll set up your Swiss bank account in a matter of days, with minimum paperwork.

  • You don’t have to worry about your expat status making it difficult to get approved: the consultants at Zuger Kantonalbank will help you with any bureaucratic challenges.

  • You’ll get a customised end-to-end experience that takes into account your arrival and/or departure date.

  • A dedicated English-speaking consultant will be at your side throughout the entire process.

Special offer for the Hello Switzerland community

New to Switzerland? We’d like to offer you a warm welcome! This is why the account set in the first year of banking with Zuger Kantonalbank is completely free. The account set includes personal accounts (CHF/EUR), debit cards, credit cards and e-banking/mobile banking. Simply mention that you found this offer on Hello Switzerland and you won’t have to worry about paying bank fees for a full year.

Yes, I want free banking for a full year!

How does opening a Swiss bank account at Zuger Kantonalbank work?

  • Click the BOOK ONLINE button on the Zuger Kantonalbank page to book an appointment. Specify your preferred time intervals.

  • Once you book your appointment, you will receive the confirmation and a notification regarding which documents to bring to the bank.

  • Visit the bank in person with the necessary documents.

That’s it! You're all set to start your life in Switzerland now!

Why open a bank account at Zuger Kantonalbank?

  • Navigating the local banking system is challenging, especially when you don’t speak the local language. At Zuger Kantonalbank, the entire process is designed to help you feel comfortable and relaxed. The banking consultants are there to help you!

  • You get more than a bank account. Zuger Kantonalbank offers all the banking and investment services you may need in Switzerland: real estate and mortgage consulting, asset management, financial planning, pension consulting, investment advice from your personal investment advisor, online & mobile banking, and more.

  • Zuger Kantonalbank has more than 130 years of experience in banking. They know everything about Swiss banking and they are always ready to put that knowledge to your service.

  • Modern online services that you can access from anywhere in the world.

Ready to open your bank account in Switzerland with ZERO fees for a whole year?

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