How to Open a Swiss Bank Account

1. Notarize your passport (has to be valid)
2. Learn all the information about Swiss bank account:

  • Why a Swiss bank account?
  • Swiss bank accounts are offering the client full privacy regarding his business and transactions, any bank in Switzerland have to obey the rule of banking secrecy and if they fail to obey it then they had committed a crime and could be on trail for that. Swiss banks are very professional and have experience with major companies and personal clients around the world for dozens of years.

  • What is a numbered Swiss bank account?
  • Numbered Swiss bank accounts are not anonymous bank accounts as many people make a mistake. The idea behind numbered Swiss bank accounts is that the client does not have to reveal his name or personal information in order to accept or send payments and for other various of transactions. Nevertheless, the bank will have all the information of the bank account owner like any usual bank account.

  • Tax evasion
  • Tax evasion is not considered a crime in Switzerland, and therefore if you are not paying tax in the country which you residents in, then you didn’t commit any crime from the Swiss government point of view. If the country which you live in finds out that you evaded tax, Then you’re vulnerable in your own country, depends on the local rules. but, still, you can rest assured that the Swiss bank will not reveal any of your private or financial information as they are not allowed to according to Swiss secrecy rules.