You can make deposits in major foreign currencies with a classic foreign exchange savings account on demand.

Specifically, you can:

  • Make deposits in all the major foreign currencies
  • Get interest every six months
  • Link the account to a time deposit account in the same currency
  • Open your account with a minimum initial deposit the equivalent of €300

In brief:

  • Deposits in all major currencies 
  • Safe transactions 
  • Link to time deposit account  
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Foreign Currency Savings Account in detail

You can also link your account to a time deposit account in the same currency.
Simply visit an NBG branch to find out more. You can update your passbook at any NBG branch.

If you change your home address, contact details, etc., you need to notify us at an NBG branch. Regarding the documents you need to submit, please refer to the document "Have you introduced yourselves? If not it now".

  • For information on interest rates and/or charges relating to NBG's deposits, click here.
  • For information about product features and terms and conditions, please visit Precontract Information and Single Agreement, respectively.

For more information, you can contact us at 210 48 48 484.

Find out about the ID verification documents you need to submit at "Have you introduced yourselves? If not it now".

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Do you want more information?

Yes, it isn't necessary to live in Greece to open a savings account in a foreign currency.
The Foreign Currency Savings Account is offered in US Dollar (USD), Swiss Franc (CHF), Canadian Dollar (CAD), Swedish Krona (SEK), Norwegian Krone (NOK), Danish Krone (DKK), Japanese Yen (JPY), Australian Dollar (AUD), British Pound (GBP), Turkish Lira (TRY), Romanian Leu (RON), S. African Rand (ZAR), Hong Kong Dollar (HKD), Polish Zloty (PLN).
Yes, to open an account, the minimum initial deposit is the equivalent of €300. 

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What supporting documents do I need?

  • Related forms
    You will need to complete all the relevant forms required under MiFID II, particularly the Key Investor Information Documents (KIIDs) and the stock exchange rulebooks and prospectuses.
  • Key customer info forms
    You will need to complete all the forms and questionnaires needed to determine your investment profile and your compatibility with the investment products.

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