How to set up a bank account in russia?
There are many different types of accounts available through Russian banks.
For the most simple accounts (with no credit facilities), you may be able to apply with only your passport as proof of identification. However, if you want a bank account with additional services, you’ll be asked for the following:
- Photo ID (ideally a passport)
- Valid residence permit
- Proof of address in Russia (a recent utility bill is usually acceptable)
- For some accounts you may need a reference from your employe