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What can I use as proof of address for my bank account
What can I use as proof of address for my bank account
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What can I use as a proof of address for my bank account?

Your proof of address must:

  • Present your full name and match your ID, first, middle and last name, according to the documents you provided;

  • Present your full address (matching the information provided when requesting your NIF);

  • Have a clearly visible issue date, issued within the past 3 (three) months;

  • P.O. Boxes and Business Addresses are not accepted;

  • Be presented in the Roman alphabet, in the following languages: English or Portuguese (for more information see below).

The following documents are accepted as a proof of residence:

  • Bank statement

Must be a genuine bank statement. Other documents, such as confirmation letters or bank certificates are invalid.

  • Utility bills

Acceptable providers include electricity, water, mobile phone, internet, cable, and similar services.

  • Driver's Licence

Acceptable when NOT expired (issue date is not required), with clear photos provided, full address and expiration date clearly visible.

What if my proof of address is not in the languages or alphabet required?

If it's not in the languages mentioned above:

  • For schengen Area* Members

You must certify your documents in any notary, lawyer or Millenium BCP bank branch outside Portugal, within EU/EEA.

  • Outside Schengen Area (Non-residents)

Documents must be translated for English or Portuguese and certified by authorised entities only, including the Portuguese Consulate/Embassy or any entity recognized under the Hague Certificate convention.

*Schengen Area Countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

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