BNP Paribas Fortis for expats
The bank for a changing world
Are you coming to work or study in Belgium? As enriching as this adventure may be, preparing for your arrival is not always easy. The presence of the European and international institutions and many multinational companies and NGOs has made Belgium a popular destination for many expatriates. As Belgium's leading bank, BNP Paribas Fortis will be your trusted partner of choice for all your banking business. Whatever your needs and length of your stay, we have tailor-made solutions for you. So you can leave and arrive with complete peace of mind.
Send your payments to all countries in the SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) zone with the same ease, security and execution time as your domestic payments in Belgium.
Thanks to international transfers, you can make cashless payments throughout Europe and beyond. To do so, you only need the IBAN (International Bank Account Number) of the payee.
Do you often pay different amounts to the same company? Thanks to direct debit you will never forget to pay your important bills again. Grant your direct debit authorisation once and the rest will happen automatically.
With the free Zoomit service you receive your bills and salary statements directly in Easy Banking instead of receiving them by mail. Your invoices are automatically populated. This way, payments can be made with a single click!
Do you regularly make the same payments? Save time with a standing order, by letting us pay set amounts for you on a given date. So you do not need to worry about it again.
Easy Banking allows you to manage your accounts and cards securely and carry out numerous online transactions via your smartphone or tablet, whether you are in Belgium or anywhere else in the world.
IBAN, your European account number, makes international payments much easier. The aim of IBAN is to ensure that payments in euros throughout the SEPA zone take place in the same manner as those within your own country!
Salary paid into your account
Are you looking for the most efficient way to deposit your salary? Opt to have your salary paid into your current account immediately. It is practical, safe, free and fast.
Secure online payments
Online shopping, paying bills or booking tickets on the Internet… Online payments are more popular than ever before. No more risky than paying in a store, they nevertheless require special attention. Therefore, BNP Paribas Fortis makes security a priority.
Order foreign currency
Are you traveling soon to a country outside the eurozone? It is always useful to bring some cash for your first purchases, such as a taxi ride or a bite to eat. Thanks to ordering online, you do not even need to leave the house.