Opening a French bank account is easy with CA Britline
It’s now time to make your French dream a reality. You don’t need to be a resident in France to open your bank account with CA Britline.
It takes just 15 minutes to apply for your account.
Everyday current accounts.
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Ready to go?
1 - Check that you are eligible to open an account
2 - Check that you have all your supporting documents
3 - Complete your bank account application online and upload your documents
4 - A telephone interview will complete the account opening process
What our customers say about us...
Thank you very much indeed for a swift and entirely satisfactory response, which is very much appreciated. It is such a delight when someone does exactly what you hoped they might, with no debate or delay.
Thank you also for such great customer service always. I wonder if you pass on my note of appreciation of your assistance on many occasions to your senior colleagues.
I have not been with your Bank for long , however I’ve obviously chosen Banks well! Every occasion I have contact with you, it’s a pleasure, everything is dealt with quickly and I can only give praise to you all.
Can I thank you and the bank for all the help and assistance over the last months while we sort our finances. Take care and many thanks it has been really appreciated.
Thank you as always. Exceptional service.
Wonderful – thank you. Once again a prompt and efficient service. I’m really greatful.
Frequently asked questions
Absolutely not. Britline offers French bank accounts to UK and Irish residents at any stage of their project. In fact, we encourage you to open your account before looking for your French property so that everything is ready for your visits and making transfers when the time comes.
When you open a CA Britline bank account you will also access a full range of banking services.
Our international currency exchange payment service offers secure and competitive rates of exchange to take the worry out of transferring funds.
Our range of packages provide debit cards and other services tailored to your needs.
You can purchase items online, withdraw cash, pay utility bills via direct debit, transfer funds or use cheques, the list is endless
You will have access to English speaking advisors who can help make your dream a reality and guide you through the French banking system.
Like the UK, France has a large number of banks to choose from, although the majority will provide French language services only. However, with CA Britline you will benefit from a service which is available 24/7 online and via the MA BANQUE app: in English.
You may be surprised to learn that you do not need to be a resident in France to open your bank account with CA Britline. Unlike other French banks, your application can be completed online in just 15 minutes and there is no need to travel to France to open your bank account.