Citylife has partnered up with one of the largest banks in Spain – Banco Sabadell to make opening a free bank account in Spain as easy as can be! With Sabadell you can to open, maintain and use your account completely for free. Banco Sabadell’s services are offered in English as well as on the web, so you can open your account even before traveling to Barcelona and activate it conveniently when you arrive!

Simply fill out the form below to open your free bank account. Please attach a copy of your Passport/ID. We will  forward your request to the bank right away and put you on copy in the e-mail! Further instructions will then follow in the e-mail. The free bank account is called “Cuenta Expansión” and it includes:

 

  • No maintenance or start-up costs
  • Free withdrawals from any Sabadell Group ATM as well as any Euro 6000 / Bankia ATM (in case of withdrawals at any Euro 6000 / Bankia ATM, you will need to withdraw a minimum of 60€ to avoid fees otherwise 60 cents will apply)
  • Free, secure online banking in English and Spanish
  • No fees on international transfers within the Euro-Zone or the UK in €
  • Customer service in English and Spanish
  • Free debit card and credit card
  • Return of 1% of your direct debited bills (up to 20€ per month)

Please fill out the form below for more details. Once we put you in touch with Sabadell you can address all of your questions directly to their staff. The opening of the bank account is not binding, so you do not need to worry!

First Name

Last Name

Country of Origin

Home Address

Passport or ID Number

Date of Birth (DD.MM.YYYY)

Estimated Date of Arrival in Barcelona (DD.MM.YYYY)

Your Email

Your Phone

Are you a Resident in Spain?

Preferred Language?

Upload your Passport/ID

If you are facing problems in submitting the form above, you can also download & fill out the following form and send it to info@citylifemadrid.com! (Application FREE Sabadell Bank Account: English Form | Spanish Form). Please attach a copy your Passport/ID to the mail.

For hints & tips regarding international money transfers, check here!