Start your relationship with BCA by opening an account at the counter closest to you.

If you are abroad and want to open an account, proceed as follows:

  • Fill, correctly and in 2 (two) copies, the forms for opening an account, available at the Branches or here on the Bank's website (Private Entity Form and Private Client Opening Form);
  • If you also want to open a Term Account, you must choose the account you want to open in the Private / Emigrants / Term accounts menu, and also fill out the respective form;
  • Scan the completed forms, copy of your Passport, your NIF Declaration (Tax Identification Number, your Work Card and Residence Certificate updated or documents that prove the exercise of a paid activity and that certify the residency with character of stay abroad (if it is not possible to present these last two documents, you must present a Certificate, issued by the Cape Verdean diplomatic or consular authority, proving that you reside abroad and that you have been employed in the country of residence for more than a year ;
  • Send the scanned documents referred to above, by email to your Agency (see list of Agencies and contacts below) or alternatively to email;
  • The originals of the completed forms, and certified photocopies of your Passport and other documents must then be sent by mail to the following address: Caixa Postal 474 - Praia - Cabo Verde -, and must be received at the BCA within 45 days. count from the date of opening the remote account;
  • You will receive instructions by email from your Agency on how to send a bank check or transfer the minimum amount equivalent to 5,000 ECV to the Demand Deposit account in Cape Verdean Escudos and a minimum amount equivalent to 50,000 ECV, if you also want to open an Account. Emigrant Term Deposit.

Accounts must be fed by bank transfer or bank check.

For Emigrants residing in the United States, BCA still has a representative in the city of Boston:

  • Amado Enterprises Inc - 750 Dudley St, Dorchester, MA 02125 - Tel .: 617-282-6383 - Email:;

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