The essentials

The essentials
The essentials

When you move to a different country, it is easy to get lost amid all the things you have to do. That is why BNP Paribas Fortis offers you comprehensive solutions to prepare for your stay in Belgium. We take care of all those indispensable banking services. And all this before you even arrive*. It is the best way to get off to a good start and make your experience in Belgium a complete success!


*Subject to approval of your application.

  • A free current account package

    From the moment you arrive, benefit from a free multi-device current account which allows you to carry out many international transactions*.


    The Premium Pack is fully equipped: including up to 2 bank cards, up to 2 MasterCard Gold credit cards (subject to approval of your application) and up to 2 PC banking contracts. What is more, with the MasterCard Gold you have complementary insurance at your disposal, for example for protection for your online purchases.


    You can also choose to link a cash reserve to your MasterCard Gold. This reserve allows you to spread out repayments for outlays paid for with your card or top up your current account when you need to discover the Optiline cash.


    Please note, borrowing money also costs money

    That is not all: you can also claim your free savings account.


    Are you between 18 and 28? There is another option for you: Hello4You. The many advantages include: a higher credit interest rate and a prepaid payment card (on request).

    Open your account

    *Subject to approval of your application.

  • Rent a property and protect it

    Do you want to rent a flat or house in Belgium? The owner will ask you to provide a rental guarantee for which you need to open a deposit savings account. You can apply for your rental guarantee now.


    When you rent property you must also think about insuring it. An accident has occurred. A leak, electrical failure or a burglary can cost you a lot.


    Top Home* insurance from AG Insurance is the most comprehensive cover for your accommodation.


  • Protect me and my family

    Your loved ones are your ties. Protect them in the way they deserve. Top Family* from AG Insurance, is personal liability that compensates third parties for damages caused by you or a member of your family. It also includes legal protection and is valid worldwide.


    Do you want to cover your responsibility and that of your family members but also want worldwide assistance for you and your loved ones? This is possible by adding the family assistance option to Top Family*.


  • Remote banking

    Carry out your banking transactions wherever you are in the world. In Belgium or abroad, you can check your account balance, use payment services or manage your savings online or over the telephone.


    More information on PC banking, Phone banking and Easy banking


* Top Home, Top Family and Family assistance are AG Insurance products, distributed by BNP Paribas Fortis.

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