How Open a Bank Account in Colombia ?
How become client of a Colombian bank ?
Taking residency in Colombia, require to open a bank account for every day transaction. Also it is mandatory to create a Credit Score, receive credit cards, make investments in the country without problems. As Colombia has stringent Money Laundering Rules, it is pretty difficult live without a local bank account. Also it become very difficult to make big transaction with your home country bank account, as then you will be subject to a lot of scrutiny by authorities and Central bank. A local Colombian Bank account put you in a very less stressful condition.
Documents needed to open a Colombian Bank Account
To open a Colombia bank Account you need to show these documents :
Your Visa placed on your passport
Your Colombian Cedula
Your International ID
An Accountant reference ( we do it for you)
A Work Contract in Colombia ( we do it for you )
A proof or residency in Colombia ( if you have not one, we will do it for you )
Cash to deposit in the new Colombia bank Account.
Tax declaration in your home country, translated and apostilled