Switzerland is the world leader in banking and asset protection sectors. It has been estimated that over 3 trillions of dollars being deposited in offshore Swiss private accounts. This literally estimates to 35% of the world's aggregated wealth.
The country, with its population of seven million plus, is the fourth ranked financial center in the world. German, French, and Italian are the official languages in Switzerland. In most places in Switzerland people use German, especially Zurich. In Geneva, French is the primarily spoken language.
Account Option I
Account Option II
Excellent Internet Banking Systems.
No Minimum Deposit Required
Receiving money trough SWIFT is FREE
SWIFT transfers available for as low a $15 per transaction
Multicurrency - USD EUR CHF
online securities trading on SWX, Virt-x, Xetra, Euronext, Nasdaq, NYSE, Amex, Scandinavian markets, Euwax,Vontobel (off-exchange)
over-the-phone securities trading on 60 exchanges in 40 countries
online sale of more than 4,000 investment funds, partnerships with various issuers
online forex trading on CHF, EUR, USD, SEK, DKK, and NOK accounts
Lombard loans in CHF, EUR and USD
term and fiduciary deposit investments
banking system for independent asset managers and Eurex trading for asset managers
banking platform in four languages
services of a customer care centre in six languages, during trading hours
"Level 3" access identification
24x7 Excellent online real-time banking system, highly secure login.
24x7 World-wide Access to your funds.
VISA and Mastercard Gold available can be used anywhere in the world.
Transfer money into your bank account anytime, anywhere.
Protected by Swiss banking secrecy
Swiss government insurance : your funds will be literally in the safest place in the world.
N.B. Currently only persons domiciled in the above list can register online. Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Canary Islands, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, French Antilles, French Guyana, Germany, Gibraltar, Granada, Greece, Greenland, Guadaloupe, Guernsey, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Kuwait, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Martinique, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zeland, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam.
You can open your account in all major currencies, usually clients open account in CHF (Switzerland Francs), USD (United States Dollar) or EURO.
Minimum opening balance is CHF 100'000 or equivalent in other currency. Your account will only be fully activated AFTER you fund your account with this amount.
The maintenance charge/service fee of the account is FREE.
The bank has a SWIFT code to easily received money from all over the world. The bank can also used IBAN for money transfer.
Online banking is available in English, German, French and Italian.
You can deposit foreign checks by mailing them directly to the bank. The fee is CHF 5 per check.
Maestro ATM/Debit card is available. Each withdrawal fee is CHF 5. In order to received the card, you will need to place a secured deposit with the bank. The amount of the secured deposit is double your preferred monthly withdrawal limit. For example, if you want to withdraw maximum CHF 1,000 in a month, you will need to place a secured deposit of CHF 1,000. This rule is common among Swiss banks towards foreign customers (customers not from Switzerland). You can also shop offline with your Maestro card and the fee is CHF 1.50 per transaction. The card can not be used online. Card is applied after account is opened.
Visa and MasterCard credit cards are also available. They are REAL credit cards like in the US or other countries and can be used online and offline. The secured deposit for a credit card is CHF 10,000. If you withdraw money with your credit card, the fee is 2.5% (minimum CHF 10). Card is applied after account is opened.
N.B. Banks will not accept applicants from Argentina, Afghanistan, Balkans, Brazil, Bosnia Herzegovina, Colombia, Cook Islands, Dominica, Egypt, Grenada, Gautemala, Indonesia, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Myanmar, Moldova, Morocco, Nauru, Nigeria, Niue, Pakistan, Russia, St.Vincent, Phillipines, Poland, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam, Yugoslavia.