Bank Account

Last but not least of the "first steps" in Warsaw is setting up your personal bank account. Warsaw as a financial center of Eastern Europe offers a wide portfolio of international banks fighting for every customer. We explain how to set up a bank account without knowing a word of Polish and help you determine which bank fits you best.

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mBank is the first Polish internet bank. It offers services both for corporations as well as private customers. It relays solely on the internet for its banking services. The portal is also available in English what makes it much easier to browse through the prices & fees as well as setting up the bank account itself.

You don’t have to be  a Polish national to open a bank account in mBank, only a pass and a confirmation of your residence in Poland is required.

mBank belongs to Euronet cash machines group which allows you to withdraw money in every Euronet cash machine for free. It is quite a wide spread network of ATMs.

The bank was rewarded with the Best Quality Service in 2009 (Godło Jakości Obsługi) chosen by its customers.

Use our direct links to set up a bank account, apply for a credit card, mortgage or an investment account. mBank offers also car insurance. All the documents are available solely in Polish as the legal requirements don’t allow the applications in foreign languages.

Promotion! Open up an account though our direct links and you will get 10% off on our weekend events organized specially for expatriates.

Direct links to mBank forms:
- bank account in Polish currency, EUR and USD
- credit cards,
- car insurance,
- cash credits,
- mortgages ,
- investments accounts.


Citibank – global bank

Citi also offers website in English. It is a good solution for customers who already have a Citibank account in a different country. You can also withdraw money all over the world from Citi cash machines without any additional charges.


Multibank, a sister company of mBank, offers great service in a friendly atmosphere and helpful advisors. It is one of the most liked banks amongst our expatriates readers. You can choose from different personal accounts, credit cards and many other banking products.

Feel free to book an appointment with an advisor who will help you to go through all the paper work.