Account Opening for Foreign Customers
Regional Development and Sales Department
Open an Account
Before opening an account with Rietumu Bank
Documents required for legal entities:
For companies incorporated outside Latvia, the information concerning the Apostille, legalization and notary certification of the company documents, is accepted and analyzed on the individual basis depending on the jurisdiction.
For opening a corporate account, legal entities (companies, corporations) registered in the US should meet the following criteria.
Documents required for private individuals:
When visiting the Bank for opening an account, residents of the countries with which Latvia maintains a visa regime require to present a travel document with entry stamp.
According to our “Know Your Customer” policy as well as the relevant European and International regulations, we may ask you to provide documentation on the origin of the funds as well as supporting documentation of the declared nature of your business and account transactions. For example, a description of products or services your company provides, of key customers & suppliers, the actual place of business operations, or related financial documentation. Failure to provide this information may result in rejection of your account application.
The Bank reserves the right to refuse any account application without further explanation. Certain restrictions on using our banking products may apply to residents of some countries.